Fitness Programs

Fitness Programs Target Specialized Training

At Charlotte’s YWCA, we provide fit and fun programming for members and non-members in our community. Bookmark this page to easily check out our new programs or sign up for the Fitness Newsletter to keep up with all the YWCA Fitness News.

Current Special Programs:

Holiday Hustle & Flow

Holiday Hustle & Flow provides the perfect outlet to sweat away holiday stress, beat the holiday blues and workout your way through the season! Coaches Joe G and Jody F will provide both indoor and outdoor boot camp classes that will have you flipping tires, pushing sleds and climbing ropes! The session will end on 12/1 with a friendly competitive 3-mile neighborhood route with exercise stations along the way. All fitness levels are welcome and workout gloves are encouraged.

When: Thursdays at 7 – 7:50pm & Saturdays at 9 – 9:50am
Starts: Thursday, November 1 (No Class Thanksgiving Week)
Ends: Saturday, December 1
Where: Industrial Strength Gym at The YWCA
Cost: $75 for all eight class series or $15 for drop-ins
Registration: Through the Mindbody app or in person at the YWCA.  The app is available in the APP store.  Then, search Industrial Strength Fitness and complete your registration.

Meet Scuba Santa

Meet Santa in our pool! Grab a picture with Scuba Santa (4×6 picture and digital copy) and decorate your own picture frame! A fun holiday event for the whole family to enjoy. All children unable to complete the swim text must be accompanied by an adult in the water. To complete the swim test all children must swim at least 15 yards unassisted and tread water for 30 seconds.

 Friday December 14th at 5pm
Where: YWCA’s Indoor pool
Rate: Member Price – $5; Non-Member Price – $6

Register: By Friday, December 7th online or in-person

Tai Chi & Qigong with Mike Gentile

When: Tuesdays 10am – 11am  MP Room, 6-class series **Classes currently paused – will resume January 8, 2019**
Where: Multipurpose Room
Rate: Member: $10/class or $50 for series; Non-Member: $15/class or $75 for series
Register through MindBody App or in the YWCA MP Room with the instruct

Seasonal Special Programs:

YDub Tri Club

YWCA's YDub-tri-club team

Have you ever wanted to compete in a triathlon? From first timers to experienced competitors, we offer seasonal group and 1:1 trainings. Led by certified USAT Coach Jody Frazier and her team of coaches, you’ll be led step-by-step through swimming, biking and running drills over a multi-week period. Build friendships with your fellow athletes and feel the pride of crossing the finish line. The session includes a practice triathlon, preview of the race course and an abundance of support from your fellow YDubbers. Check this page seasonally for training and fee information. For questions, or to be notified of upcoming events, contact Jody Frazier at

Fitness Presentation

julianna canfield, director of fitness at YWCA

Want our Director of Fitness, Julianna Canfield, to visit your HOA or company meeting to learn more about YWCA offerings? Contact her directly at

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