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.

Enhance Fitness

ActiveOlderAdultsThe Montana YMCA Alliance, with the help from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), is bringing a statewide initiative to help citizens better understand arthritis.

Arthritis affects 1 in 5, or 52.5 million American adults, and is the nation's most common form of disability.




Enhance Fitness is a chronic disease prevention program designed to help improve daily living.

Enhance Fitness is evidence based through studies several studies and finding:

  • 52% improvement in depression
  • 35% improvement in physical function
  • Participants had fewer hospitalizations & $945 less in annual healthcare costs

16 week session runs January 18th- May 5th, 2017

Class meets Monday, Wednesday, & Friday from 1:10-2:10PM at the Helena Family YMCA.

$65 per individual per session. For more information please call the Y, 442-9622.





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.  

Fall 2017 Sessions: 

Session I: September 6 - October 4

Session II: October 16 - November 17

Session III:  November 27 - December 29

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

Members: $38    Prospective-Members: $68




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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

View the Group Fitness Schedule



The Y offers several group fitness classes all year long.  Read below for brief class descriptions. All our instructors welcome new participants, bring a friend and check out a class or two!the_Y_yellow_logo

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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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Mon-Fri: 5:30 AM-10 PM
Saturday: 8 AM-5 PM
Sunday: 11 AM-5 PM

Holiday Schedule

Drop-In Day Care Hours

Mon-Fri: 9:00 AM-1:15 PM & 4:30 PM-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