Our Y facilities are open to Y members and paid program participants only. 

Please check our reopening guide for details before you arrive.

SMALL GROUP TRAINING

Climb Your First 14er

Learn about the logistics of hiking a 14er (what to wear, eat, drink, etc.). Get your body conditioned for the challenge with a twice a week comprehensive strength and endurance training program. We’ll prepare for the altitude gain with two Saturdays training hikes (optional, but strongly encouraged). For ages 18+. Instructor: Dave Brounstein

Meets at the Arapahoe Y

July 6-Aug 12, Mondays and Wednesdays, 6:00-7:00am

  • Member: $249
  • Non-member: $349

Level 1 Training Hike, Mount Sanitas (6,843 elevation): Mount Sanitas via Lion’s Lair is a five-mile loop trail that features a pretty steep climb for the first mile and then a gradual four-mile decent down Lion’s Lair. The elevation gain of this hike is 1,489 feet.

Sat, July 11, 7:00am

Level 2 Training Hike, Bear Peak (8,459 elevation): Bear Peak is an 8.1-mile loop trail located near Boulder. The hike has beautiful scenery from start to end with vast meadows sprawling with wild flowers, forests and towering evergreens. The elevation gain of this hike is 2,847 feet.

Sat, Aug 1, 7:00am

Quandary Peak (14,265 elevation): Quandary Peak Trail is a 6.7-mile out-and-back trail located near Breckenridge, featuring beautiful wild flowers and incredible views. The elevation gain of this hike is 3,339 feet. 

Sat, Aug 15, start time TBD

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Free Drop-in Classes

Class Schedule

Fitness Boxing

Fitness Boxing class you’ll get a full body workout while learning traditional boxing techniques. Build strength, stamina and speed with an emphasis on fitness in this fun group boxing class. 

Functional Strength Training 

A class for those that would like to strengthen, define and sculpt their physique. Work out with a personal trainer in a small group setting (maximum of 6 participants). This is a progressive program that will also focus on muscle imbalances and flexibility using a variety of techniques making your workouts fun, effective and time efficient.

Pilates Reformer

Pilates Reformer at the Y provides members with strength, flexibility, coordination and endurance. Simplified levels make it effortless to know which class will work best for you. Learn more about Pilates Reformer options.

Running Club 

This class will introduce members to various styles of running, including intervals, fartlek runs, tempos, and speed work. It also contains a brief classroom portion to dispel the mystery behind running form, nutrition, stretching, shoes, and other aspects of the sport, followed by a workout that will tone the whole body while stimulating the cardiovascular system. 

Strength

A full body workout focused on strength training. Using barbells, dumbbells, (the heavy ones) Kettlebells, and Body weight. To build a stronger you.

Tread2800

Encounter a different treadmill and strength workout every time you come to the Y. In an environment that allows for a lot of oversight and personalization, you will get a well-rounded workout that utilizes steady-state, intervals, speed and hills along with excellent strength work. Cardio? Weights? Check, check. You will get it all done in one hour in this class. 

TRX 30 

Born in the US Navy SEALS, TRX® Suspension Training is a method of leveraged bodyweight exercise. Perform hundreds of exercises that build power, strength, flexibility, balance, mobility and prevent injuries. This is higher intensity 30 minute class format.

TRX 45 

Born in the US Navy SEALS, TRX® Suspension Training is a method of leveraged bodyweight exercise. Perform hundreds of exercises that build power, strength, flexibility, balance, mobility and prevent injuries. Class Format 45 minutes.

TRX 

Born in the US Navy SEALS, TRX® Suspension Training is a method of leveraged bodyweight exercise. Perform hundreds of exercises that build power, strength, flexibility, balance, mobility and prevent injuries. 60 minute format.

TRX Circuit 

A performance training tool that leverages gravity and your body weight to enable hundreds of exercises. The exercises simultaneously develop strength, balance, flexibility and core stability. Get a fast, effective total body workout. This class will benefit people of all fitness levels and abilities.

Women on Weights I 

You will learn varied training principles, a focus on core, hip and shoulder stability training, cross training and the principles of moderate to high intensity training. The entire body will be trained during each workout.

Women on Weights II

This class is designed for women who have completed Women on Weights I. We will continue to focus on exercises and training addressed in WOW but will add to our training experience by continuing to work on fundamental movements while introducing new exercises along with working to increase weight and track progress. 

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