Exercise Classes in Forest Hills

Whether you are looking to lose weight, reduce stress, strengthen your body, or get in shape, we have exercise classes, facilities and professional staff to help you meet your goals.

Whether you are looking to lose weight, reduce stress, strengthen your body, or get in overall shape, we have the classes, facilities and professional staff to help you meet your goals. Enjoy our programs, create enriching and productive family time, make friends, and become part of our family.

Click here for a copy of the current group exercise class schedule.

Group Exercise Classes

Enhance your workout when you work out with a group in our exercise classes. Our classes are motivating, personalized with highly qualified certified instructors. Not sure which class is for you? Call Health & Fitness at ext. 500.

New! Friday Morning Yoga

Join us for our new one hour Vinyasa Flow class on Friday mornings. Stretch, strengthen, and build stamina while also learning how to focus by finding peace and stillness. This class is appropriate for both beginners and experienced practitioners. Please bring your own mat.

10 Fri. beg. Jan. 10
9:00-10:00 a.m.
$80 members / $100 non-members
Drop-ins $15 per class

New! Kickboxing

Cardio kickboxing is a group fitness class that combines martial arts techniques with fast-paced cardio. This high-energy workout challenges the beginner and elite athlete alike. Build stamina, improve coordination and flexibility, and burn calories as you build lean muscle with this fun and challenging workout.

Thurs. 7:00-8:00 p.m.
Next class Jan. 23
$8 members / $12 non-members in advance
$13 members / $17 non-members at the door

Ballet Fitness Fusion

Our series of ballet barre exercises plus traditional training moves will tighten and tone the inner and outer thighs, sculpt and shape the hips, tighten and lift the buttocks and improve your posture by adding elegant length to the spine. In addition, you will develop the strength and muscular stability to take you into outside activity with increased energy. Join us for a great workout! A dance background is not needed.

Barbell Fitness

Our barbell training class builds strength, tones your body, and challenges you every time!

Mon. 9:10-10:10 a.m., Tues. 7:00-8:00 p.m. & Fri. 9:10-10:10 a.m. (Friday alternating with Zumba)

Cardio Circuit

Short on time? Join us for our 30-minute conditioning class that will get your heart pumping and you moving in this fun and challenging workout.

Mon. 9:00-9:40 a.m. & Wed. 8:00-8:45 a.m.

Cardio Fit

Burn calories, increase your endurance while performing circuit style training, kickboxing, and movement to music.

Thurs. 9:00-9:50 a.m.

Danza-Dance Fitness

Exciting Latin and international rhythms get you moving into a party-like atmosphere. Increase your endurance and get in shape!

Tues. 9:00-10:00 a.m.


This workout fuses cardio interval training with drumming to provide a challenging, heart-pumping workout.

Mon. 7:00-7:30 p.m.


Zumba is the fastest growing Latin dance-based cardio fitness craze in the country, with people of all ages falling in love with its infectious music, easy to follow dance moves and body beautifying benefits. Get your groove on! You’ll have so much fun you won’t know you’re working out.

Sun. 9:15-10:15 a.m., Mon. 7:30-8:30 p.m., Tues. 7:00-8:00 p.m., Wed. 6:25-7:25 p.m., Fri. 9:10-10:10 a.m. (Friday alternating with Barbell Fitness)

Balanced Body Pilates

These classes use the techniques of the late Joseph Pilates to increase “core strength” and develop strong elongated muscles, flexibility, power and balance. Emphasis is placed on working with good form and alignment.

12 Mon. beg. Jan. 6
7:00-8:00 p.m.
$154 members / $192 non-members

14 Thurs. beg. Jan. 2
10:05-11:05 a.m.
$180 members / $224 non-members

Yoga in Motion

A comprehensive and continuous flow of basic traditional yoga positions. Balance, breathing, and body awareness including therapeutic, orthopedic exercises strengthen the muscles surrounding and supporting the spine. Each session includes restorative relaxation.

12 Mon beg. Jan. 6
10:20-11:20 a.m.
$156 members / $192 non-members

Power Yoga

5 Class Package – Thursdays
7:00 – 8:00 p.m.
$50 members / $75 non-members

Tai Chi

Known as “Meditation in Motion” this ancient Chinese art promotes serenity through gentle movements connecting both mind and body. Tai Chi reduces stress, improves balance, strengthens muscles, bones, and the cardiovascular system. Come learn to relax and improve your health! Instructor: Andrew Millman, B.S.

13 Wed. beg. Jan. 8
7:30 – 8:30 p.m.
$169 members / $208 non-members

Water Exercise: Aquadynamics

Both adults and senior adults with any type of arthritis can benefit from this enjoyable recreational water exercise program. Participants are led by trained personnel through a series of specially designed exercises that can provide some relief and improve joint flexibility. Beneficial for people who are overweight or suffering with back problems. For more information, contact Lior Harpaz, Aquatics Director, at [email protected]

13 Wed beg. Jan. 8
10:00 – 10:30 a.m.
FREE members / $175 non-members

14 Fri beg. Jan. 3
10:00 – 10:30 a.m.
FREE members / $175 non-members

Dance Club

Love to dance? Join your friends and study dance technique in a relaxed setting with opportunity for improvisation and fun! This program is open to adults of all levels of experience (including beginners).

2 Thursdays per month
7:40 – 9:10 p.m.
FREE members with $20 annual insurance fee

For more information please contact Adam Ostroff, Senior Director of Health and Wellness, at 718-268-5011 ext. 505 or by email at [email protected]