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Facility Notices: To ensure the safety of our children, families and staff after the protests and other activity in the area, we are suspending child care at our YWCA Midtown, Abbott Northwestern Hospital and Ecolab locations. Learn More

Consistent with the governor’s executive order to continue to slow the spread of COVID-19, YWCA Minneapolis will extend through at least June 1 temporary closures we implemented for our fitness centers, a few of our Early Childhood Education centers and Girls and Youth programming. Learn More


Gladiator Overview

Gladiator is a functional fitness workout that mimics everyday movements while targeting groups of muscles throughout the body and conditioning them to work together.

  • Functional exercise incorporates the shoulders, spine, hips, knees and ankles
  • Using resistance with weights, kettlebells, sand bags, battle ropes and other tools, train the upper and lower body to work in unison with the aid of a tightened core
  • Make everyday living and simple tasks more easy and safe

Gladiator is a Small Group Training class

No registration required - drop in to any class

Pay classes - purchase a program pass to attend (see rates below)

Open to members and nonmembers

Small Group Training Program Pass Rates

Member Rates

Single class: $15
6-class pass: $72

Nonmember Rates

Single class: $19
6-class pass: $90

Small Group Training program passes allow you to attend any Small Group Training, HIIT, Hot Yoga or BODYFLOW class of your choice and expire 90-days from date of purchase.
All services are non-refundable and non-transferable.

Upcoming Gladiator Classes

Wednesday, June 3, 2020
5:30pm-6:25pm Downtown
CANCELED: SGT: FF - Gladiator $ Emma V.

This functional fitness workout utilizes weights, kettlebells, sand bags, battle ropes and more to build strength and power while torching calories and improving metabolic conditioning. Take your fitness to the warrior level with this intense class. This is a fee-based class and requires a program pass to attend. Learn more.