Health & Wellness

Laniākea FITNESS CENTER hours

Monday - Friday: 5:00am - 7:00pm
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: 8:00am - 2:00pm

YWCA O‘ahu is the best-kept fitness secret in downtown Honolulu. Our historical site, YWCA Laniākea (1040 Richards Street), offers a wide range of activities and facilities for men and women, including a full-length basketball court, more than 40 group fitness classes per week, an 84-plus degree heated outdoor pool for lap swimming and aqua therapy, fitness center and weights, personal training and more. Health & Wellness plans are available with affordable membership rates for seniors (age 60 and up), adults (ages 16-59) and college students. Special fitness program pricing may be offered through your health care provider as well.

In order to participate in our health and wellness programs, you must be a YWCA O‘ahu member unless stated otherwise. Schedules are subject to change or cancellation without notice.

Group Classes

Want to test yourself with challenging "out-of-the-box" boot camps? Are you an active senior looking for fun and fresh exercises? YWCA Laniākea group classes cover those needs, and much more. Sessions currently being offered include:

  • Boot camp, High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT), Tabata, TRX

  • Yoga

  • Tai chi

  • Arthritis-based classes (aquatic and non-aquatic)

  • Step fitness

  • Aqua Fit and Aqua Zumba

  • Traditional Zumba, Zumba Toning, Strong by Zumba and Zumba Gold

  • High-impact and low-impact aerobics

  • Turbo kickboxing

  • Wellness hula

  • Sweatin' to the Oldies, Disco line-dancing, Silver & Fit

View our Class Schedule each week for new and exciting programs on the horizon.

View our Aqua Class Schedule for pool group fitness opportunities.


Barre is a low-impact workout inspired by ballet, yoga and Pilates. The barre is used as a prop to balance while doing exercises that focus on isometric strength training.

Click on the image below for a full-sized YWCA O‘ahu barre flyer PDF. Or click here for our barre homepage and more info.

Heated PooL/THERAPY Pool

YWCA O‘ahu features a beautiful outdoor pool with water heated to 84-plus degrees. Our pool is perfect for those who suffer from joint and muscular conditions that require heat to decrease pain and increase mobility. The pool is available year-round for Aqua Classes, Designated Lap Swim times (18.2 m), and Learn to Swim classes through our Aquatics program. View our Pool Schedule.

Personal Training

Personal training is available for all YWCA O‘ahu Health & Wellness members. Develop a fitness game plan that will work for you! Click here for pricing and details.

Meet our Personal Trainers: Altrekia Christmas, Derick KamChad Muetzel, and Christopher Oakland.

Wellness Screening

Do you want a better understanding of your physical wellbeing? Do you have a possible injury or musculoskeletal concern? YWCA Oʻahu in partnership with Fukuji & Lum Physical Therapy and Associates, encourages members to discover what they can do to safeguard their health!

YWCA Oʻahu annual members can now schedule a complimentary 15-minute Wellness Screening with Fukuji & Lum Physical Therapy and Associates, one of the largest providers of physical therapy in Hawaiʻi. Take preventative action now and address potential therapy needs for your wellbeing.

During the assessment, no actual treatment is provided. The member may be recommended to their physician for referral of medically necessary services. For more information please click on the image at right.

To begin scheduling your Wellness Screening, please register below.


Our open-air gymnasium is a multi-function venue serving various programs, including our daily morning and lunch time bootcamp, basketball, volleyball, and exclusive venue rentals.

View our basketball schedule for October 13-18, 2019, here.


We make every effort to communicate updates and changes to our operations and policy through staff training, memos, and signage. View memos here.

Plans and Rates

Annual Membership $50

  • Support YWCA O’ahu programs, and our mission to Empower Women and Eliminate Racism.

  • Attend a variety of events for free or at a discounted rate.

  • Receive a 15% discount at Café Julia at YWCA Laniakea.

  • Host a meeting in our beautiful facilities.

  • Enroll in a Fitness Plan and receive; full access to our Fitness Center, Locker Rooms, group classes and pool.

  • Participate in Enrichment Programs which include Learn to Swim, Day Camp at Kokokahi, classes and more.

Family Annual Membership $50

  • Includes one parent or legal guardian, and up to 3-children under the age of 12.

  • Same benefits as Annual Membership.

Fitness Plans    

An extension of our annual membership, which allows use of the fitness center, basketball/gym, heated therapy pool, locker rooms (locker rental available) and participation in any of the diverse Health & Wellness classes. 

Adult Plan (16-59)                             $40 per month (16-17 yr olds MUST be with a parent/guardian at all times while in the facility)               

Senior Plan (60+)                              $30 per month

Student Plan                                     $25 per month

Corporate Plan                                $30 per month

Insurance Plan                                  Check with your insurance provider directly to determine eligibility and fee. They will provide an ID # to bring to YWCA.

Barre Plan                              $15 Single Class Drop-In

Locker Rental

Small                                      $10 month/$120 yr            Large                       $14 month/$168 yr

Medium                                  $12 month/$144 yr            X-Large                    $16 month/$192 yr


Questions? Call our Membership Services Department at 808-538-7061 or use our Contact Form below.


For general inquiries about our Health & Wellness programs

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