Riverdale YM-YWHA

Personal Training



Take your first step towards attaining your Fitness & Wellness goals.

Our fitness staff is committed to helping every individual achieve and maintain a healthy, active lifestyle. Whether you’re new to working out, or an accomplished athlete looking to fine-tune your routine, The Riverdale Y fitness department is here for you.

We offer a complimentary Fitness Assessment to all new members. Our personal trainers will take you through a series of performance tests and an individual consultation to determine your current fitness level and help you design a practical baseline program.


Program Contact

Lisa Bruskin
director, Fitness
LBruskin@riverdaley.org    347-913-4453

Personal Training Policies

24 hour cancellation is required.

Fees for any sessions must be purchased in advance.

Sessions are valid for up to 6 months.

Complimentary Fitness Assessment must be used within 30 days of joining.

Personal Lockers

(C) Level Adults only

Box lockers are available in the C level locker room for annual rental ($60) to members. Tall lockers are for daily use only; overnight usage is strictly prohibited. Personal lockers are for adults only. The Y is not responsible for lost or stolen items — be sure to lock your locker.

Our Fitness Center includes:
- State-of-the-art cardio center
- Full line of selectorized and strength-training equipment
- Free weight room
- Stretching areas
- 30 group fitness classes per week
- Full-court gymnasium
- Heated, indoor 25-yard, Salt Synergy® swimming pool
- Racquetball court
- Massage therapy
- Coed Sauna and Steam rooms
- Adult Men's and Women's locker rooms
- Men's/Boy's and Women's/Girl's pool locker rooms

Personal Training
The Riverdale Y offers several personal training options to help you achieve your fitness goals.  Our certified trainers make your health a priority with a customized plan to help you stay on track and measure your progress on the way to results.  Work with a trainer one-on-one or with a small group. Training is available in 30 or 60-minute sessions for every age from tweens to seniors.

Our professional trainers follow The American College of Sports Medicine guidelines for exercise testing and prescription. The education of our trainers is an essential part of our training programs. Riverdale Y trainers hold either a bachelor’s degree in a health-related field or one or more certifications from the following organizations: American College of Sports Medicine, National Academy of Sports Medicine, National Strength & Conditioning Association, American Council on Exercise, and Aerobic & Fitness Association of America.


3 Training Sessions for $150
*One Time Introductory Offer*


* (Y Members Only)

One-on-One Training

1 Hour (Y Members)
1 Session    $75
5 Sessions     $350
10 Sessions     $650
15 Sessions     $950
20 Sessions     $1200

1 Hour (Non-Y Members)
1 Session    $125
(includes a day guest pass)

1/2 Hour (Y Members Only)
5 pack    $225
10 pack    $420

Small Group Training

Form your own group of 2–3 friends. It’s amazing what a little friendly competition can do to motivate you!

$40 per person/per session
(Y Members Only)

(Y Members)

1 Session: $75

5 Sessions: $350

10 Sessions: $650
15 Sessions: $950
20 Sessions: $1200


1 Session: $125

(includes day pass for access to gym, fitness classes, racquetball court, pool, steam room, sauna)

SGT offerings include: Boxing, Functional Training, Cardiovascular Conditioning, Strength Conditioning, Pilates, Flexibility/Yoga, and Balance Training.



5625 Arlington Avenue

Riverdale, NY 10471
(718) 548-8200

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