Elly Lodge

I love the sense of achievement of having completed something I always wanted to do.

Elly Lodge, Exercise to Music Graduate

What does YMCAfit offer?

Fitness Instructor courses

YMCAfit offer a whole range of routes for you to start your fitness career: personal trainer training, gym instructor coursesexercise to music instructing and more. Start your journey in the courses section.

Locations across the UK

YMCAfit fitness training courses run across the UK including London, Birmingham, Brighton, Bristol, ChesterCornwallLeeds, LeicesterManchester and Swansea. Find your nearest course.

Apprenticeship scheme

Government funding means some people can train for free, have a look at the Fitness Apprenticeship page. 

Corporate services

Staff training can be so much easier with YMCAfit. To find out more about how we can boost your business, visit our Corporate section.

Free open evenings

Discover more about our courses and careers in the fitness industry at one of our regular free open evenings across the UK.

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Special offers

Save 10% on course fees when you book 2 or more months in advance of the start date....


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Aspire and YMCAfit are delighted that the InstructAbility programme, funded by Sport England, has received the Special Populations Active Training Award.
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This month we demonstrate the rotational challenge, strength and stability through the shoulder girdle and pelvis.
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