Because we know that healthy lifestyles are achieved through nurturing mind, body and spirit, well-being and fitness at the Y is so much more than just working out. Beyond fitness facilities, we provide educational programs to promote healthier decisions, and offer a variety of programs that support physical, intellectual and spiritual strength.




Join us for EnhanceFitness, a proven senior fitness and arthritis management program that improves your endurance, strength, balance and flexibility. It reduces your arthritis symptoms with safe, low impact exercises led by certified instructors in a relaxed atmosphere that promotes fun, laughter, friendship and smiles.

EnhanceFitness has been recognized by the CDC and other national organizations committed to improving the health of older adults. Of all these multiple benefits though, the one that matters most is that it’s a great time.

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Have you ever been concerned about falling? If so, Matter of Balance is a program that is directly tailored towards helping you improve your balance, flexibility, and strength. Put your fear of falling to rest and join us for a fun interactive class learning how to reduce your risk of falling and control your fall if it were to happen.

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The Dubuque Community YMCA/YWCA offers fitness classes for adults at all levels and all interests. From low-impact exercise and chair classes, stretching and strength training to indoor cycling, water exercise, and yoga, you’ll find a group class that’s fun, supportive and keeps you moving.

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Are you struggling with designing your own exercise programs or keeping the intensity you want? It may be time for you to consider our Personal Training program.

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