Westerly-Pawcatuck Branch

Health & Wellness

We highly recommend that all members go through the Wellness Center Orientation with one of our trained staff. This program is a great way for members to start their safe, effective fitness routine. Members only FREE

Group Wellness offers a wide variety of classes all week long. Group Wellness is fun for everyone! Check our Wellness Schedule

All Classes are FREE for Y Members and considered “Drop In”

BOOT CAMP!: Love hard physical training? This is for YOU! Improve agility, speed, strength and flexibility with this intense workout.

BUTTS AND GUTS: Get the beautiful toned body you have always wanted with this intense workout that focuses on toning your abs and glutes.

CARDIO SCULPT: It’s everything you need in a workout! Rev up the heart rate, build, strengthen and tone your muscles.

INTENSE: Pressed for time but still looking for a great workout? This is the class for you! 30 minutes of Boot Camp style drills that change from week to week to rev up your metabolism and keep you from getting bored with your routine.

KICK BOXING: Jab, punch and kick your way to your most fit body ever.  This high energy class will get you pumped up and toned up in no time.

PILATES: Through a series of exercises that flow from one to another, you will gain strength and flexibility throughout your entire body. All levels welcome.

GENTLE PILATES: Get all the benefits of a regular Pilates class while moving at a slower pace and modifying the exercises when necessary.  All levels welcome. 

SALSA BEGINNERS LEVEL 1: This class will give you the fundamentals for all skills needed and is structured for someone who has relatively little to no experience. We move slower at this level and focus on each student individually until you feel more comfortable with the basic step and other moves you just learned. All levels welcome.

SALSA LEVEL 2: This class takes the basics to the next level, cement the most core fundamentals and begin to grow each dancer’s vocabulary. Each week you’ll work on leading and following techniques, turn combinations and foot work, and will add a new move each week.

YOGA – BASICS: Whether you are brand new to Yoga or coming back to it after along break, this is the class for you. During this 8-week session you will safely learn all the basic components of a yoga class.

YOGA FOR BEGINNERS: This gentle class is for individuals who are interested in attaining the benefits of Yoga (balance, strength, flexibility, focus) but have little or no experience. Proper alignment and safety for each participant are the focus for this class.

YOGA – GENTLE: Enjoy all of the benefits Yoga has to offer in a safe and gentle way. Improve flexibility, strength and balance.

YOGA – VINYASA FLOW: Through a series of flowing postures you will connect your mind to your body and breath. This awareness will help reduce stress and gain a sense of peace. The movements will improve your balance and flexibility as well as tone and strengthen your body.

ZUMBA!: Come join the party! Latin rhythms combined with easy to follow dance moves create fun for everyone!

ZUMBA GOLD!: Zumba Gold is designed for the active older adult. It has all of the same zesty Latin music but the moves and pace are modified. It is a dance fitness class which is friendly and fun.

Adult Enrichment Programming

Adult Beginner Ballet (Ages 16+)

In this class we study classical ballet in its very basic form, moving through the fundamentals; barre, center, corner, and simple stretching. Through ballet technique we lengthen & tone while developing balance, strength, and grace. No previous ballet experience necessary. All ages welcome!

SATURDAY:     12:50pm-1:50pm      Register Here

Salsa & Swing  (Ages 16+)

Learn the basics of salsa and east coast swing dancing in a fun and friendly environment filled with music that we keep you on your feet. Couple prices

MONDAY       6:45pm-8pm    

COUPLES      Register Here             SINGLES       Register Here

ADULT ART CLASS: Water Color (Ages 16+)

Join award winning artist Burl Dawson Jr in class where adults will learn the very basics of the watercolor medium. Expect to create a small      watercolor technique book, a sunset landscape and an illustration of birds in their habitat.

Material recommended listed below:

  • Watercolor paints in tubes
  • Water color brushes
  • Paper- cold pressed size 11×15
  • Drawing board
  • Plastic palette
  • Masking tape, Pencil & Eraser

MONDAY:  10am-11:30am       Register Here

Scene of Providence RI painted by Burl Dawson Jr.


Yoga for All Unites the Community.  All are welcome to this FREE yoga class being taught by Annie Chapman & Maggie Skinner, who are inspired to give back to the community and offer this class for everyone.

Set yourself free, free of charge! Our Community Yoga class includes lunch, fellowship, and Child Care (during class time) on the third Saturday of every month.  No registration necessary.  All levels, individuals and families are welcome.

3rd Saturday of every month at 11:00am

NEW! Home School Physical Education!

Ages 7-12

Thursdays 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm 

Participate in lessons that focus on physical fitness, skill development, and sportsmanship.  The class is progressive and students will learn material based on their age and skill level.  Thursdays 2:30-3:30 PM

Members $85 • Program Participants $125 

Stand Up Paddle Board (SUP) Fit!

Ages: 16+

SUP- Fit is an athletic interval water class that will incorporate paddle drills and functional movements on the boards to create an interval based workout.  The focus of this class is having FUN while using core stability to improve the overall functioning of the body and build a stronger, more balanced physique. Participants are encouraged to wear exercise type clothing.  Paddle boards are provided.

Thursdays 10:30-11:30 am

Members:$100 • Program Participants:$200

Women on Weights!

A small group training class that will introduce weight training techniques in the wellness center.  This class will educate free-weight use, invoke confidence in training in the fitness center, and create invaluable special bonds; all while getting a great workout.  Movements with barbells, dumbbells, and body-weight will all be included.  6 Participants per


Monday 5:30 PM – 6:20 PM                     Click Here to Register

Tuesday 10:30 AM – 11:20 AM               Click Here to Register

Wednesday 9:30 AM – 10:20 AM            Click Here to Register

Wednesday 5:30 PM – 6:20 PM               Click Here to Register

Saturday 7:30 AM – 8:20 AM                   Click Here to Register

$80 Members • $120 Program Participants 


Medium to high intensity work out, with light to medium impact. This class will help improve flexibility and mobility, tones and strengthens muscles, and increases stamina and energy.

Monday, Wednesday & Friday 9:00 – 10:00 am
Members FREE • Program Participants $51 for each day of week, for the term

Monday & Wednesday 5:30 – 6:30 pm
Members FREE • Program Participants $51 for each day of week, for the term

Tuesdays, Wednesdays & Thursdays 10:00 – 11:00 am
Members FREE  • Program Participants $51 for each day of week, for the term



At Westerly-Pawcatuck

Ages 18+
Thursdays 6:00-8:00 PM in the Gymnasium

Come join us for a new way to play Come learn and compete in this new program that’s spreading across the nation. This program is catered to all skill levels.

Members:  FREE
Program Participants:  $13 guest fee 
(Please bring a valid photo ID, and complete a guest waiver to register at the Welcome Center)



Ages: 55+

Monday, Wednesday AND Friday 8:00-8:45am

45 minutes of easy to follow choreography done with and without weights.

Members FREE • Program Participants $76 (price for 3 days) 



Mondays: 6:45-8:00 pm

Learn the basics of salsa and swing in a fun and friendly environment filled with music that will keep you on your feet!

Members: $71Program Participants: $103 




Ages 55+

Tuesday and Thursday 9:15-10:15am    Register Here
Tuesday and Thursday 10:30-11:30am  Register Here

This multi-level, low-impact, equipment based class  takes you through a variety of exercises using handheld weights, elastic tubing with handle and a ball. Silver Sneakers is right for you regardless of your wellness level. Start improving your health today. Must be pre-registered.

Members FREE (MUST REGISTER) • Program Participants $55 (Includes both days)



Ages: 55+

Tuesday and Thursday 8:00-9:00 am            Register Here
Tuesday and Thursday 10:30-11:30 am        Register Here

Same great class as the Silver Sneakers Classic Level 1!
We’ve just removed the chair and bumped up the tempo a bit!

Members FREE (MUST REGISTER)• Program Participants $55 (includes both days)


New! Men’s 18+ Player Draft League Coming in August

Start signing up at the front desk to get entered into the draft.  Draft will be held on September 10th.  Games will be on Sundays.  If interested in being a Captain or have questions, please contact Josh Posey jposey@oceancommunityymca.org.

 Members: $75    Program Participants: $150

SPINNING® Indoor Cycling Program

Morning/Afternoon/Evening/Weekend Classes
Check our the SPINNING Schedule 
Get fit with our nationally certified SPINNING® Instructors! You MUST call to reserve a spin bike prior to taking a class. Reservations can be made the day before the class, you may reserve a bike for yourself and one other Y member.
Members ONLY



Personal Trainers are available at all three Y branches for youth, teens, and adults. Let us design a wellness program that will work for you and your goals! Our certified personal trainers will work to help you achieve your goals. Visit the Welcome Center to sign up now!

MINIMUM PURCHASE: 3 Sessions at $150
Program Participants $225 for 3 Sessions

Small Group Personal Training

Working in a small group can be extremely motivating with social interaction and friendly competition.  Small group sessions are led by YMCA Personal Trainers, providing the expertise needed to make the advancements in fitness you’ve been looking for.  Register in groups of 2-4.

Minimum Purchase: 3 sessions at $90 per person   Additional sessions: $35 per person per session


Questions?  Contact Patrick Hanley; Health &  Wellness Director at PHanley@oceancommunityymca.org

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