YWCA's fitness center and indoor pool are currently operating at 75% capacity.
YWCA Provides Co-Ed Fitness Choices
At Charlotte’s YWCA, we have amazing on-site fitness facilities available to our members. Design a personal fitness program combining workouts in any of the intimate gyms and indoor pool or join one of the group exercise classes on our monthly schedule.
We have everything you need, no matter your fitness level. From yoga and cycling, to seasonal boot camps and aquatics classes. We boast knowledgeable and certified instructors, friendly staff and competitive rates.
Looking for a weight-loss program? Our certified instructors and various group exercise classes will help you create a routine that you won’t grow tired of. See the impacts of exercise when it comes to losing weight.
For information on our gym’s phased reopening and the measures YWCA is taking in regards to COVID-19, see the Fitness COVID Policies page of our site.
We have treadmills, ellipticals, recumbent bikes, upright bikes and rowing machines as well as space for comfortable stretching before and after you work out. While the gym operates at reduced capacity, the maximum room capacity for the cardio room is 8 individuals.
Our weight gym is equipped with free weights and cable machines. You can request an orientation with fitness staff to learn how to properly use these machines. While the gym operates at reduced capacity, the maximum capacity for the weight room is 6 individuals.
Participate in one of our popular spin classes or use the spin room on your own. While the gym operates at reduced capacity, the maximum capacity for the cycle studio is 2 individuals. All cycling classes take place in the multipurpose room with a maximum class limit of 8 participants.
Our heated indoor pool is a member favorite. The temperature ranges between 85-87 degrees. The pool is 3 feet deep in the shallow end and 9 feet deep in the deep end. While the gym operates at reduced capacity, all non-class swimming is done by reservation. Reserve a lap lane on the Swim page of our site. Water aerobics classes are on a first come, first served basis.
Explore a new yoga flow, join a pilates class or just get in a new stretch between activities. While the gym operates at reduced capacity, the maximum capacity for the yoga studio is 5 individuals. The yoga studio is serving as a stretch and warm-up space for members. All yoga and pilates classes take place in the multipurpose room with a maximum class limit of 8 participants.
Renovated Locker Rooms
Our renovated locker rooms are energy-efficient, have accessible showers and restrooms, dry saunas, great ventilation, bright lighting and private changing spaces. We also offer 2 large special needs locker rooms for wheel chair access and family use (with diaper changing stations). YWCA’s locker rooms are currently closed in accordance to state guidelines. Bathrooms are available for members by the Front Desk.