• High five for friends: New members join for $5!

    This month, the joiner's fee is just $5! Visit the Member Services Desk before May 31 to sign up, or click the button below to start a free 7-day trial. Start your free 7-day trial today!
  • Try personal training for 10% off!

    This month, members get 10% off all personal training packages. Visit the Member Services Desk before May 31 to sign up.
  • Ellipticals & Employment Counseling

    YWCA St. Paul also provides employment training and support services that empower people to maintain employment and self-sufficiency. Support our mission of empowering women and eliminating racism.
  • Triathlon Training

    Train over the summer and be triathlon-ready by August! Group training workouts are coached by experienced YW staff. Click the button below to view the full training schedule and registration instructions. View the full training schedule!
  • Outdoor Cycle Club

    The Outdoor Cycle Club meets throughout the summer for bike rides averaging 15–20 miles, led by Cathy Quinlivan, cycle instructor, road cyclist and triathlete. Cyclists of all experience levels are welcome; rides average 10–12 mph and are “no drop” rides.

    To register for the entire season or single rides in advance, click the button below and navigate to the ride date: June 15, 22 & 29; July 13, 20 & 27; August 3 & 17
    Register online!
  • Refer a Piranha!

    Refer a family to the Piranhas and receive five free practices! Families interested in enrolling in Piranhas can contact Zak at 651-265-0756 or click the button below for more information or to sign up. Email Zak
  • Something Is Missing!

    If you haven't heard from us, it's because we haven't heard from you! Confirm and update your email address by clicking below to stay looped in with class offerings, holiday hours, events and more. Click here to update your email address!
  • Upcoming Events

    Join us at community events, free fitness classes and wellness lectures, community fundraising events and more! Click through to our Facebook page to see all of our upcoming events. View events on Facebook!
  • Masters Swimming

    Get fit with Masters Swimming! First month of Masters membership is FREE for new teammates. Contact
  • You're Welcome Here

    Try us free for a week and discover what YWCA St. Paul has to offer. Sign up for a free 7-day trial!

Class Schedules

Please note that schedules are subject to change. For more information, please contact the Member Services Desk at 651-225-9922 or aquatics@ywcastpaul.org.


Free to Members: Group Fitness

Group Fitness classes are led by certified instructors and free to members.

May Group Schedule UPDATED 5/7

Triathlon Training

Train over the summer and be triathlon-ready by August!
Group training workouts are coached by experienced YWCA St. Paul staff Beth Peterson (Masters swim coach & open water swim instructor), Scott Burger (Spin instructor & competitive cyclist) and Kevin Block (Personal trainer & running coach).
  • Aquatic dates: May 14, 21, 28; June 4, 11 from 6:30-7:30 p.m. Open water swims at Lake Phalen June 15 & 29 at noon
  • Cycle dates: June 25 & 27 from 6-7 p.m.
  • Running dates: July 9 & 16 from 6-7 p.m.
Open to all: $95 Members/$110 Non-members


Register online at ywcastpaul.org/register and navigate to May 14: Triathlon Training or register in-person at the Member Services Desk.

Specialty Fitness

Specialty Fitness classes offer specific and/or advanced instruction to members and non-members of all ages. Classes include Pilates, yoga, weight training, sports conditioning, dance and more.

View current offerings in our current catalog:
Spring 2019 Catalog

Click Here to Register for Specialty Classes Online

Need help registering online? Click here to view the guide

Prefer to register in person? Print out the registration form and bring it to the Member Service’s Desk.



Aquatics classes provide expert swim instruction, coaching and water exercise. Opportunities for lap swimming, competitive swimming, open swimming and pool rental are also available.

Aquatics Schedule April 1–June 2, 2019

Upcoming Pool Activities

The pool will be unavailable for open swimming at the following times due to group rentals:

Saturday, May 4 | 1–4 p.m.
Sunday, May 5 | 10 a.m.–1 p.m.

Saturday, May 18 | 1–4 p.m.
Sunday, May 19 | 10 a.m.–1 p.m.

Tuesday, May 21 | 4–6 p.m.

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