Spinning® at the YMCA
Spinning® class offers a low-impact substitute to running on a treadmill that anyone looking to strengthen their legs can participate in! The Harrisburg Area YMCA’s Spinning® classes will help burn calories and relieve stress.
The Spinning® program is the global leader in indoor cycling training, education, and equipment. This program and patented Spinner® bikes manufactured by Star Trac® uniquely tailor the class to suit a wide range of abilities and fitness goals. They deliver a personalized workout, awesome calorie burn, and personal challenge—all at a self-directed pace.
Our class is open to all fitness levels so that anyone can reach their fitness goals! The instructor will take you for an imaginary ride where you control the intensity. First-timers and highly trained athletes can get great workouts in the same class. The only requirement is to bring a water bottle to stay hydrated! Click on the link below to learn more about what classes we offer at our Harrisburg Area YMCA branches. You can visit the Schedules page to find out where classes are offered.
Intro to Spinning®
During this 30-minute class, the instructor will individually set you up on the bike, ensuring a proper fit. You will be guided through the standard Spinning® positions and cueing, learn how to control resistance, perform cadence, and heart rate checks.
This 45-minute class is light to moderate pace and focuses on thorough warm-up and cool down procedures. Spinning® Lite is perfect for beginners and special populations, such as active seniors, asthmatics, pregnant women, as well as those with heart disease, osteoarthritis, or those coming back from injury.