Whether you are already active or looking to get into a new routine to help your health and wellness, the Y wants to be here with great options!

On this page, you will find information about:

  • Open Recreation in the Gym
  • Group Hikes
  • Adult Dance

Watch this page this fall for information on the return of:

  • Pickleball
  • Volleyball

Open Recreation in the Gym

While no reservation is required, capacity in the gymnasium is set at 20 members at any given time. Members are responsible for following all guidelines and cleaning equipment and spaces they use. To view the current recreation times, visit our gymnasium schedule by clicking here.

2021 Group Hikes

Join the Y community on fun hikes. Enjoy the beauty of Vermont, get some exercise, and meet new people!

We have two series of hikes we have set up with more dates and locations still to come for both. Here is what we have planned at this time.

Tuesday Treks

If you like a little alliteration and would enjoy a guided hike with friends or friends you haven’t yet met, join us for Tuesday Treks! Led by Y staff.

September 7 — Camel’s Hump — 5:30pm to 9pm

September 21 — Bryant Cabin — 5:30pm to 9pm

October 5 — Mt. Hunger — 5:30pm to 9pm

Affinity Group Hikes

Led by Y staff member Liz (she/her), our Affinity Group Hikes are for female identifying and non-binary individuals. This inclusive hiking series is intended to support our community by providing guided access to hiking in Vt.

August 29 — Sterling Pond — 9am to noon

September 13 — Bolton Fire Tower — 5:30pm to 8pm

October 10 — Camel’s Hump — 9am to 3pm

Registration required. Free for members and non-members alike, but group size limited to 12.

Questions? Email Ryan: rgrey@gbymca.org



Adult Drop-In Dance Classes

New for this fall, our Adult Dance classes begin Thursday, Sept. 16 and run through Saturday, Oct. 30. Come for one or join us each week! Questions? Contact Flora Dewar, our Youth & Family Coordinator at dance@gbymca.org or 862-9622 x158.

Cost Per Class:

Adult Hip Hop, Adult Jazz, Adult Ballet: $8 for members/$16 for non-members

Adult Improvisation: $10 for members/$20 for non-members



Adult Hip Hop (16+)

Celebrate your inner dancer!  Whether you’re brand new to dance or have been dancing for years, this class will be a fun opportunity to get in the groove and explore hip hop movement.

Thursdays, 8:15 – 9:00 pm

Adult Jazz (16+)

Calling all dancers!  This class will be a fun, flirty, fabulous exploration of jazz dance and creative movement.

Thursdays, 7:30-8:15 pm

Adult Ballet (16+)

For those with strong ballet foundations or a new interest in the art, Adult Ballet will allow participants to dive into the world of ballet through floor activities, barre exercises, and short-form choreographies.

Thursdays, 6:45 – 7:30 pm

Adult Improvisation (16+)

Explore your authentic movement! This class is designed to introduce the movement vocabulary and techniques of dance improvisation while exploring each participant’s authentic, creative self.

Saturdays, 2:00 – 3:00 pm



Pomerleau Family Y
298 College Street
Burlington, VT 05401
802 862 9622 (YMCA)

Camp Abnaki
1252 Abnaki Road
North Hero, VT
802 372 9622 (YMCA)

Additional Program Sites
in Vermont

Franklin, Grand Isle, Washington and Chittenden Counties