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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

Weight Lifting

Weight Lifting Class Overview

With a focus on safety and proper lifting techniques, you will gain a working knowledge of weight training exercises and feel confident when lifting in a class or on your own.

These strength-based workouts use a variety of free weights and machines to:

  • Build muscle and endurance
  • Add definition
  • Increase bone density
  • Decrease body fat

Weight Lifting classes are part of Small Group Training classes

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 Weight Lifting Classes

Monday, June 1, 2020
5:00pm-5:55pm Downtown
CANCELED: SGT: WeightLift - Beg Women $ Emma V.

This women only strength-based workout uses a variety of free weights and machines to build muscle and endurance, add definition, increase bone density and decrease body fat. With a focus on safety and proper lifting techniques, you will gain a working knowledge of weight training exercises, principles and mechanics. These classes are fee-based class and require a program pass to attend. Learn more.