Aerobic Studio: A large variety of classes are offered to improve cardiovascular health and muscular strength including Zumba, Body Pump, step, cardio strength and conditioning, Tabata, Piloxing and more. Classes are designed to challenge members of all fitness levels, so they can meet their fitness goals. Every class led by fully trained and certified instructors.
The Ankeny Family YMCA Wellness Center includes treadmills, elliptical machines, bikes, steppers, Nustep, row machine, ActivTtrax and a full line of Free Motion equipment to help members meet their fitness goals.
Child Watch: This is a supervised play area for infants and toddlers while their parents and/or guardians utilize the Ankeny Family YMCA for workouts. Staff is trained in CPR, first aid and emergency management with age appropriate activities provided.
Cycle Studio: New state-of-the-art Kaiser cycling bikes have been recently added for our members. Fully certified cycling instructors teach daily classes scheduled to meet the needs of working adults. This is an excellent cardiovascular workout that helps participants become stronger outdoor cyclists.
The gym at the Ankeny Family YMCA is a large recreational space designed for open gym activities as well as preschool classes, fitness classes and special events that builds on the importance of family time.
The Ankeny Family YMCA pool is an eight-lane, 25-yard competitive pool facility that is home to the YMCA Ankeny Aquahawk swim team, developmental swim lessons, water exercise, swim stroke clinic, lap swimming, recreational play time and the Ankeny Community School District.
Three regulation racquetball courts are available to members. The reservation process is as simple as a phone call to the Welcome Center desk. Leagues are also offered during the fall and spring months.
Teen Room / Multi-Purpose Room: This space is home for yoga, Pilates and Qigong/Tai Chi classes. This space also serves as the hub for teen activities for those who drop in after school.
The Ankeny Family YMCA weight room has a variety of equipment and space that can accommodate those new to strength training as well as the seasoned veterans. The YMCA also has access to the Northview Middle School weight room during key times of the day to serve our members.