Outdoor Group Fitness Classes 

Outdoor fitness classes for anyone in Niagara who wishes to join us this summer

Outdoor group fitness classes will soon be available at four YMCA of Niagara locations – Niagara West, Port Colborne, Welland and St. Catharines – for participants over 13 years of age.

Starting July 5, all classes will take place outside at either the Niagara West YMCA, Port Colborne YMCA, Niagara Centre YMCA, or the Walker Family YMCA; weather permitting.


Participants can register/sign up for outdoor classes online. You will need a credit card handy.

If you have any questions, or need assistance with registration, please e-mail [email protected] 


There are two four-week sessions available to participants.

  • Session 1: July 4-31
  • Session 2: August 1-28

If you experience difficulty viewing the program schedule, click here.

Please note

  • A-la-carte programming; if class unable to run due to weather an online option will be provided 
  • Session dates may change depending on Provincial COVID-19 restrictions 
  • Participant registers online for one session for four weeks 
  • Meet your YMCA Fitness Instructor in the parking lot at each YMCA


The fee for Outdoor Group Fitness is $26.00 +HST per four-week session (holiday pro-rated).

Added bonus: Participants can also enjoy the convenience of our virtual classes for an extra $10.

If your outdoor class is rained out or another activity pops up, continue your exercise routine at home. Check out the virtual fitness schedule here.

Health Regulations 

  • The ground will be marked with spots that are appropriately distanced for participants to use as a guide during each class; this is to help ensure physical distancing
  • We will maintain a minimum of 5 participants and a maximum number of participants within our space, as provincial restrictions allow
  • Participants should arrive 15 minutes ahead of class to complete the mandatory screening check-in; you must show the green health check screen on your mobile device or complete the screening questions in person
  • Access to the inside of the facility will not be available; there will be no access to change rooms, towels, washrooms, equipment, or water fountains. Please bring everything you need with you.
  • Participants should arrive and depart wearing a mask. Masks are not required during a class.