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Fitness at Your Fingertips

Stream the most extensive library of 4K Ultra HD YMCA Fitness and Wellbeing classes in the country.

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Take the Y with You!

When life gets busy, taking a couple of hours out of your week to visit the gym can seem daunting.

Virtual Y makes it convenient for our members to stay active and keep up with their weekly fitness schedules, no matter where they are and what's keeping them busy.

Fast and Affordable

Virtual Y features workouts of all different lengths and styles, and our monthly membership is affordable for all — making it as convenient as possible to stay motivated and keep up with your fitness.

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100+ Weekly Videos

We constantly add new on-demand classes to our growing library of 5,000+ videos to keep things fresh.

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60+ Weekly Livestreams

We offer daily livestreams to help you stay connected to your favorite classes, instructors, and friends.

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Unlimited Favorites

Create a library of favorite live streams and on-demand content for easy access.

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Try Virtual Y for Seven Days

Experience the benefits of working out at home with a certified Y instructor.

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Access to the Best

Experience Virtual Y in 4K. Stream your favorite programs, classes, and instructors anytime and anywhere.

Every Workout for Every Fitness Level

Virtual Y meets you wherever you are in your fitness journey, whether just getting started or at an advanced level. Take time to learn and level up your fitness.

World-Class YMCA Instructors

At the YMCA of the North, our instructors are friendly and welcoming, chosen as much for their warm and supportive approach and their incredible expertise in all fitness areas.

Virtual Meetings

Are you looking to be more involved with your community? Get to know other Virtual Y members through Coffee Chats, Book Clubs, and Bible Studies moderated by a YMCA host.

Work Out Anytime, Anywhere

Here in the Twin Cities or halfway across the world, inside or outside, from your bedroom to your living room to your favorite park, work out and meditate wherever you are, whenever you want.

Always Something New

Every day, new workouts, meditations, and health and nutrition tips are added to Virtual Y. There's always something fresh for you to learn.

Supporting the Community

As a Virtual Y member, you're part of a diverse organization of men, women, and children living in the Twin Cities metro area. We're all united by a shared commitment to strengthen their wellbeing and community through youth development, healthy living, and social responsibility.

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Virtual Y? add remove

Virtual Y is an exclusive health and wellbeing streaming platform designed to seamless integrate holistic health and wellbeing content into your daily life, whether at home or on the go. Sign up today to access daily livestreams, energetic fitness series and reflective mindfulness videos.

Virtual Y offers more than 70 categories of fitness and wellbeing content, with the ability to Favorite categories or videos you want to enjoy again and again. Categories include Strength, Yoga, Cardio Dance, Meditation, Nutrition, Pilates and HIIT.

Virtual Y is FREE to access for all YMCA of the North active members and team members.

Everyone is welcome to join through a Virtual Membership option starting at just $9.99/month.

No. Virtual membership is a great option to access YMCA video streaming content from anywhere in the world. However, physical access to YMCA branches requires an account upgrade. We offer discounts and financial assistance for select groups. Learn more.

We acknowledge that managing multiple accounts and passwords can be frustrating and time consuming. We are continuously working to improve the Virtual Y experience, but in order to offer the best experience, unique accounts for virtual membership billing and for Virtual Y access are currently required. Singular account management will be returning in 2025.

Virtual Y free trial users get all the same features, functionality and benefits as a paid subscriber. We want to showcase all that the platform has to offer you and help enhance your personal wellbeing, if only for a week.

A purchase is required at the end of the 7-day trial period to continue to access Virtual Y. You will not be automatically billed, but will need to Sign Up for a digital or full membership to resume access. 

Yes! You can cast live streams and on-demand videos on your TV. While viewing a video within Virtual Y, click or tap the small screen with an arrow icon to cast to any TV with casting capabilities. Alternatively, you can use a casting device like Apple TV, Chromecast, Amazon Fire Stick, or Roku.

Yes! We highly encourage feedback from our users so we can continue to offer the most relevant and exciting content. You can contact us any time with content feedback and requests.

We are available to assist you via phone, email or chat services anytime Monday – Friday from 7am to 5pm CST. Contact us for help.