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            425 Lafayette St. Waterloo, IA 50703  phone: 319.234.7589 


YWCA Black Hawk County Health & Wellness Services is open, adding new classes and taking new participants.

To ensure the health and safety of participants, staff and the community, we have made some changes to class times and size; and participants must adhere to our protocols regarding face coverings, group size, social distancing, etc. while at the YWCA.

For more information on programming or classes, please call or email:

Kaylee Vette, HWS Director at (319) 234-7589 ext. 233 or kvette@ywcabhc.org or wellness@ywcabhc.org.


• At the YWCA you will be treated like family. Our Wellness staff are ready to help  you get started on your customized journey to a healthier you!

 • The YWCA is a great deal, with convenient monthly plans. You pay for one-month or one class at a time. We do not automatically debit you for a year like  most gyms, and the YWCA offers financial assistance, making it affordable for everyone.

 • Why now?  We recently redefined and revamped many of our adult fitness classes.
This is your opportunity to try them out!  

Your new active lifestyle is waiting for you!

 For more information or to receive a free pass to try a class contact
Kaylee Vette, HWS Director at (319) 234-7589 ext. 233 or kvette@ywcabhc.org




  • Silver Sneakers

  • Body Blast

    Start your morning off the right way with this combination class. You will tone and sculpt your body with high/low impact, step, muscular strength, and endurance, to have a fun and challenging workout. Great for all fitness levels. M, W, F 6:30-7:15am

  • Power Hour

    Power Hour: A great way to sweat and improve your overall sense of wellbeing, all while in a fun and supportive environment! This is a higher intensity class that combines resistance training with everything from free weights to intense cardio. Great for all fitness levels; each exercise can be modified to fit your individual needs.  M, W, F 12:05-12:50pm.

  • Zumba

    This high-energy class features exotic Latin and international rhythms. Easy and energizing. This class is a fun way to get yourself moving! T, F 5:30-6:30pm.

  • Water Aerobics




























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Our Health & Wellness staff are here to
guide you on the journey to a more fit you!

Choose a focus and call (319) 234-7589 to schedule a FREE appointment.


Know your numbers - Free

*Measure, record, and track your body fat percentage, body mass index (BMI), blood pressure, height and weight.

*Ask questions and receive personalized advice to help you reach your fitness goals.


Partially funded by Cedar Valley United Way


Body Shop 101 - Free

*Don't be intimidated. Learn how to use the cardiovascular and weight equipment to get the most from your experience.


Personal Training:                                                                                                                                                            

*Let our experienced trainers motivate you!

Every session is designed just for you. Personal trainers at the YWCA will get to know you as an individual and listen to your needs and goals.


*If you're new to working out, getting back in shape, or tried of hurting when you get out of bed, we can help.

*Personal training is for everyone, not just professional athletes and movie stars. You do not need to already be in shape to start with us.

*When you work with a Personal Trainer, you are supported to achieve results faster and prevent injuries.

*One session for $25 member/ $45 nonmember or five sessions for $100 member/ $175 nonmember.

Seniors benefit from these insurance plans!


The YWCA is a Program site for the following plans: Silver Sneakers, Renew Active, Silver and Fit and Active and Fit. These programs are a fully-funded fitness benefit for Medicare Members who have supplemental insurance policies that include these programs, particularly AETNA, Humana or AARP MedicareComplete® by United Healthcare.


Not sure whether or not you are covered by one of these programs? Seniors can bring their insurance card to our Front Desk for a check of coverage. IF you have received an enrollment number from Renew Active or Silver & Fit/Active & Fit, please bring that in with you and complete the short "welcome" form. If you have already received a Silver Sneakers card, just complete the "Getting to Know You" form. You can begin you new fitness program immediately.


Members of all programs are entitled to our Premium Plan, which is unlimited attendance in many of our fitness and aquatic classes, lap swims, open plunges, plus use of our body shop-- all at no charge to you! These preventative programs can support you to make the positive lifestyle choices to maintain or improve your health and reduce the risk of symptoms of disability and disease.


The YWCA in partnership with with Northeast Iowa Agency on Aging, offers seniors an at-home fitness class. If you have participated in one of our Seniors in Motion exercise classes at any of the Northeast Iowa Agency on Aging congregate meal sites, we are excited to brng you a virtual option. Join Syd and Anna twice a week as the YWCA continues to offer their fitness class using a Zoom meeting platform. You must contact the YWCA to register for these services and to receive your Zoom invitation to join the class, limited spots available, classes are offered at no charge to participants. Classes will be offered twice a week for 30 minutes and will include exercises that will help you improve your strength, flexibility, and balance. If you are interested, please contact Kaylee Vette, HWS Director at (319) 234-7589 ext. 233 or kvette@ywcabhc.org to find out how to receive your invitation to participate!

Care for Yourself:
The Black Hawk County Health Department provides cancer prevention screenings. You can get help paying for your pap smear, mammogram and colon cancer screening if you are underinsured or uninsured. Call Gabbi DeWitt (319) 292-2225 to learn more.

Adult, Child & Infant CPR/AED and First Aid Training:
Please call 234-7589 for information on classes. (Currently available for staff only)

If you are interested in having a group of employees certified, we can help. Please contact Kaylee Vette, HWS Director at (319) 234-7589 ext. 233 or kvette@ywcabhc.org to schedule a group training.