Helena YMCA
For Youth Development, For Healthy Living, For Social Responsibility
Every day is full of potential
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At the Y we know that sometimes it’s hard to find the time for fitness.  That’s why we’re here to help you meet your goals.  From the moment you walk in the door you are surrounded by friends, by your second family.  We’re happy when you’re happy.  At the Y, we’re committed to keeping you on track all year long.  And we aren’t just here for ourselves, we’re here for our community.  When you purchase a YMCA membership, you aren’t just doing something for yourself, you are making a difference.

Creative Movement & Intro to Ballet


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Participants will learn the 5 basic dance steps.  Emphasis will be on learning, socialization, having fun & following directions

Ages:  3-5 years

Days:  Tuesday & Thursday

September 13th- October 27th

Time:  3:45-4:15

Cost:  $38 members/$68 non-members

Intro to Ballet

Participants will progress to the next level of training:  posse, pique, rombe de jombe, arabesque, and attitude.  They will also begin to learn spacing, moving together, leaps, and pirouettes.

Days:  Tuesday & Thursday

September 13th- October 27th

Time:  4:15-5:00 PM

Cost:  $40 members/$75 non-members


Summer Slam 3-on-3 Basketball

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OR...download a registration form here:  2016 SS RegistrationForm

Summer Slam Rules

boys 3rd grade

BOYS 5th Grade  *Revised 7-20-16*

BOYS 6th 7th grade

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Helena's 3rd annual Summer Slam 3-on-3 basketball tournament will take place on the blacktop at the Y parking lot. For those entering 3rd grade through adults, all are invited to participate in this fun, outdoor summer basketball tournament.

Summer Slam is Helena's outdoor 3-on-3 basketball tournament.  Tournament is open to Players of all ages and abilities.

Youth Divisions for each Girls and Boys entering 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, & 8th grades. High School and Adult Divisions both host Female, Male, and Co-ed.

Weekend event includes games, music, food, and Player's and Champion's shirts for each division. Games will be played at YMCA parking lot near Centennial Park. Participants form their own teams of 3 players minimum and 4 players maximum and submit registration form to Helena Family YMCA.

$80 per Youth & High School team, $100 per Adult team.

*To guarantee a player t-shirt & correct size, Registration Forms must be received by: deadline TBA.

**To be eligible for the tournament, teams must be registered by: July 15th

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MAX-FIT is a high-intensity, total body sport conditioning workout program incorporating cardio, strength training, weights, plyometric, & agility exercises.  You will be stronger, healthier, lose weight, tone up, & gain confidence!

Classes progress each week building upon 'skills & drills' learned on the speed ladder, through a dynamic warm-up with dot training and a circuit routine from the week(s) before.  


Summer I: June 6- July 8

Summer II: July 25- August 26

Monday - Wednesday - Friday, 6 - 6:45 AM

Members: $38    Prospective-Members: $68



These are the tenets of Taekwondo as taught by Diana Wilson V Dan Instructor.

Classes are taught Mondays & Thursdays 6:30 - 8:00 PM.  All ages welcome.


Do you have questions understanding the fitness equipment? Schedule a New Member Equipment Orientation.

YMCA Health & Wellness Director Katie Gilboy will be your guide offering advice, demonstrations, and instructions on the proper use of all fitness equipment. This knowledge will help you build a better plan in achieving your health and fitness goals.

This is a great way to meet our staff, meet other new Members...and, well, meet your muscles!

Call or visit the Front Desk to sign up.

Come visit for a free personal orientation!


The Y has something for everyone!  Whether you want to clear your mind (yoga), hit it hard (cycling, kickboxing), take it easy (SilverSneakers®) or move like you've never moved before (Zumba®, Oula) you'll find our classes fit your needs and your lifestyle.  You'll have fun, feel great, meet new people, and stay healthy.  Our instructors love what they do and they love teaching at the Y, where our members feel welcome no matter where they are on their personal fitness journey.

-YMCA Staff

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The Y offers several group fitness classes all year long.   Click below for class descriptions

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Whether your goal is to shed extra pounds, tone up or improve strength; invest in yourself or give the gift of health to someone else!

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Operating Hours

(Summer) Mon-Fri: 5:30 AM-8 PM
(Summer) Saturday: 8 AM-3 PM
(Summer) Sunday: CLOSED

Holiday Schedule

Drop-In Day Care Hours

Mon-Fri: 8:30 AM-1:15 PM & 5-7 PM
Ages 3 months to 8 years

Helena Family YMCA

1200 North Last Chance Gulch
Helena MT 59601
Phone: (406) 442-9622
Fax: (406) 442-2577