Health: YMCAs and JCCs: Fitness For Families


West Branch YMCA
5120 Chestnut St., 215-476-2700

[sidebar]Price per month for individual: $46
Price per month for family: $69
Start up fee: $75 for individual, $112 for family

Group Activities: yoga, spinning, line dancing, aerobics, water aerobics, basketball, golf, boxing, vollyball, track

Awesome extras: indoor pool, sauna, whirlpool, summer camps, Red Cross lifeguarding and CPR certification, Y Achievers mentoring program, Kids Zone training for child obesity

Christian Street
1724 Christian St., Philadelphia, 215-735-5800

Price per month for individual: $44
Price per month for family: $65
Start up fee: $75 for individual, $112 for family

Group Activities: aerobics, yoga, Pilates, line dancing, swimming, youth basketball league, martial arts, cheerleading

Awesome extras: indoor pool, steam room, Y Achievers mentoring, summer campss

Columbia North
1400 N. Broad St., 215-235-6440

Price per month for individual:
$44
Price per month for family: $66
Start up fee: $75 for individual, $112 for family

Group activities: totally abs, body pump, water exercise, line dancing, boot camp, swimming, youth baseball, karate, kids sports

Awesome extras: indoor and outdoor pools, certified preschool, nutrition counseling, Weight Watchers on site, fatherhood initiative, water safety training, CPR certification, teen/tween night, summer camps

Northeast Family YMCA
11088 Knights Road, 215-632-0100

Price per month for individual: $55
Price per month for family: $82.50
Start up fee: $99 for individual, $149 for family

Group activities: yoga, Pilates, sculpt, tai chi, kickboxing, judo, Zumba, T-ball, baseball, swim team, gymnastics, dance, youth co-ed sports, youth pilates, karate, judo

Awesome extras: indoor pool, outdoor track, ESL classes, teen dodgeball tournament, Kid Fit program, summer camps

Main Line YMCA
100 St. George’s Rd., Ardmore, 610-649-0700

Price per month for individual: $65
Price per month for family: $97.50
Start up fee: $99 for individual, $149 for family

Group activities: Pilates, boot camp, step, swimming, basketball, t-ball, soccer

Awesome extras: indoor pool, water safety orientations, ESL classes, computer training, tutoring, adult education, summer camps, kids boot camp, children’s yoga, teen hip-hop dance class

Ambler Area
400 N. Bethlehem Pike, Ambler, 215-628-9950

Price per month for individual: $56
Price per month for family: $84
Start up fee: $99 for individual, $149 for family

Group activities: BodyPump, abs, trim and sculpt, dance aerobics, yoga, yogalates, aqua body pump, step, basketball, vollyball, soccer, hockey, tennis, karate, teen spin, HIP Kids, preschool gymnastics

Awesome extras: indoor pool, sauna, whirlpool, nutrition counseling, teen nights, CPR and babysitter certification, summer camps

Lionville Community and Eagleview YMCA
699 Rice Boulevard, Exton, 610-458-9090
100 Devon Drive, Exton, 610-363-9622

Price per month for individual: $58.50
Price per month for family: $93
Start up fee: Adult $80; Family $120

Group activities: BodyPump, aerobics, step, spinning, pilates, yoga, Zumba, swim team, basketball, racquetball, lacrosse, soccer, gymnastics, youth boot camp, karate, kids spin

Awesome extras: indoor and outdoor pool (only at Lionville), sauna (only at Lionville), nutrition counseling, Active Older Adults group, fatherhood initiative, grade school students’ night out, summer camp

Klein Branch JCC
10100 Jamison Ave., 215-698-7300

Price per month for individual:
$440/year
Price per month for family: $590/year
Start up fee: included

Group activities: water aerobics, marathon training in pool, pilates, dance, fitness aerobics, basketball, soccer, football, baseball, swimming, softball, karate

Awesome extras: two indoor pools, sauna, indoor racquetball courts, outdoor tennis courts, after school childcare, comedy show, musical nights, summer camps, kids gym games

Kaiserman Branch JCC
45 Haverford Rd., Wynnewood, 610-896-7770

Price per month for individual: $67
Price per month for family: $86
Start up fee: $50 for individual, $95 for family

Group activities: aerobics, spinning, yoga, pilates, step, abs, basketball, softball league, karate, soccer, basketball, T-ball, flag football, gymnastics

Awesome extras: indoor pool, outdoor kiddie pool, sauna, whirlpool, outdoor tennis courts, day school, nutrition counseling, community nutrition education, family fitness days, teens-only fitness time, support groups, book club, summer camps

West Chester
1 East Chestnut St., West Chester, 610-431-9622

Price per month for individual:
$55
Price per month for family: $88
Start up fee: $120

Group activities: yoga, Pilates, cycling, Bosu, step, boot camp, kickboxing, cardio dance, youth dance, swimming, strength training, water aerobics

Awesome extras: indoor pool, indoor track, sauna, nutrition counseling, kids rock-climbing wall, youth theater classes, HIP Kids program, Activate Kids program

Lansdowne
2110 Garrett Road, Lansdowne, 610-259-1661

Price per month for individual: $20 and up
Price per month for family: $42 and up
Start up fee: $50 and up

Group activities: aquatics, yoga, Pilates, cardio, hips/buns/thighs, abs, belly dancing, line dancing, boot camp, swim team, youth karate, youth soccer league, kids basketball

Awesome extras: indoor pool, sauna, nutrition counseling, HIP kids program, personal training, Red Cross lifeguard training, summer camps

New Jersey

Mt. Laurel
59 Centerton Rd., Mt. Laurel, 856-234-6200

Price per month for individual: $46
Price per month for family:
$70
Start up fee: $160

Group activities: abs, ballroom dancing, cardio salsa, kickboxing, yoga, pilates, swim, karate, soccer, cardio dance, basketball, soccer

Awesome extras:
indoor pool, nutrition counseling, SPARK (children’s nutrition and fitness counseling), Kids running club, summer camps, computer classes, women’s empowerment workshops