Join one of our themed fitness challenges that are a great way to make new friends. Enjoy accountability and see results as your team works with a Y Certified Trainer*. Also features: pre and post fitness assessments, goal setting, weekly nutrition aid from a registered dietitian, special events, and team competitions.

* Y Certified Trainer only available for New You, Summer Slim Down, and Fall Fit Challenges

  • 12 CLASS CHALLENGE (Thanksgiving-New Year's Day) Be rewarded for staying active during the "holiday season". Registrants (fees apply) get a t-shirt after attending 12 Group Exercise Classes.
  • BATTLE OF THE BULGE (Thanksgiving-New Year’s Day) Want to avoid the typical holiday weight gain but group exercise not your thing? Register (fees apply) and maintain your weight for a t-shirt.
  • NEW YEAR, NEW YOU 12-WEEK CHALLENGE (January-April) Want to attack weight loss or fitness resolutions? This program (fees apply) combines group training and resources to get and keep you going.
  • RACQUETBALL TOURNAMENT (February) Join us at our DOWNTOWN YMCA for a racquetball tournament (fees apply) that tests your abilities, develops your skills, and rewards the best of the best.
  • SUMMER SLIM DOWN (May-August) Want to feel your best when the heat and humidity set-in? Our personal fitness staff will put participants (fees apply) on a path to wellness to last through the seasons.
  • FALL FIT CHALLENGES (September-November) Fall fitness options and programs.


The Greater Wichita YMCA offers races, challenges, and hundreds more options for pursuit of a healthy spirit, mind, and body including:


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