New Canaan YMCA

Adult Health, Well-Being, & Fitness

Adult Health, Well-Being, & Fitness

Adult Health, Well-Being, & Fitness

Where our community becomes stronger together

At the New Canaan YMCA, we are committed to supporting our community’s physical and mental health.

Regardless of where you may be in your fitness journey, the Y offers a variety of wellness opportunities for all ages, abilities, and interests.

Our Wellness Center features a wide range of equipment for individual exercise and personal training.  This large space features free weights, cardio equipment, and selectorized machines.  Our state-of-the-art Zone is a fun training space featuring TRX, weights, kettlebells, resistance bands, training ropes, plyometric boxes, and more.

At the Y, fitness is fun and great way to connect with others.  We offer over 75 group exercise classes each week as a part of your Y membership.  Classes include strength training, yoga, Pilates, Zumba®, barre, aquatic fitness, cycling, and so much more!  All classes are led by professional, motivating, and dedicated instructors.

Our Wellness Department also offers a variety of training programs including personal training, small-group training, pilates apparatus, and nutritional counseling.  


Finally, the New Canaan YMCA proudly offers multiple chronic disease support programs including the National Diabetes Prevention Program (DPP), LIVESTRONG at the YMCA for cancer survivors, and an exercise program for those with Parkinson’s disease.


If you have any questions or if you need help getting started, please contact Bridget Philipp, V.P. of Healthy Living & Membership, at 203-920-1626 or by email.

Facility Overview

The New Canaan YMCA is where the community comes together to build healthier, happier lifestyles, featuring a variety of facility areas for all ages to stay active and connect.  

Group Exercise Classes

The Y offers 85+ weekly group exercise classes including strength training, cardio, cycling, zumba, yoga, pilates, and more. Take a class and join our group exercise community!

Personal & Small Group Training

We offer a variety of fee-based fitness programs that can help you to reach your individual wellness goals, including personal training, small group training, and pilates apparatus.

Chronic Disease Support Programs

The Y proudly offers chronic disease support programs for individuals with prediabetes, Parkinson’s disease, and cancer survivors.

Aquatic Information & Policies

The Y offers a variety of member swimming opportunities in its pools, including adult lap, therapy, and free swim in its aquatics center.