With the recent announcement that YMCA Austin would be closing their Bastrop operations, the City of Bastrop is committed to ensuring a smooth transition into a new City-led period of recreational programming.


Phase 1 consists of the same gym facilities, same exercise class offerings, and utilizes the same YMCA instructors. This phase begins January 4, 2021 and will last until March 31, 2021 with class signups occurring in one month intervals. During this phase, all of the classes, gym usage, and other programs will be completely FREE to all users with YMCA members receiving first availability.


Masks will be worn at all times during classes, indoor activities, and outdoor activities where 6' distance cannot be kept. See our Health & Safety Policy


Open Gym: Located at 1112 Main Street, the gym will be open Monday - Saturday from 9 AM to 1 PM. Open Gym is FREE during Phase 1 (January 4- March 31.)


Group Classes: Classes will occur at 1009 Main Street (in the Lumberyard, across from the gym location) as well as Bob Bryant Park. Class size is limited to 12 participants to ensure proper distancing and masks must be worn at all times. Classes are FREE during Phase 1 and YMCA members will have priority if a class fills. Class signups will occur in one month intervals. 



for any questions, concerns, or more information.

Call (512) 332-8825 or email recreation@cityofbastrop.org!



Class Schedule
  • Active Ease Back Care- Integrates Pilates and Franklin Method to achieve better functional core strength, balance, and posture, through movement flow and myofascial release.


    Active Older Adult (AOA) Strong- Low impact class designed for seniors that includes cardio, muscular toning and stretching. This class will help with your balance, increase strength and range of motion, and mental health.


    Cardio Dance- This dance fitness class offers challenging, yet easy to learn dance sequences that burn hundreds of calories, improve memory and coordination skills, and makes you feel great in a safe and friendly environment.


    Chair Adaptive Yoga- An adaptive yoga class for anyone with physical limitations, allowing them to fully enjoy Yoga’s amazing wellness benefits. Great for individuals who have difficulty moving to and from the floor or prefer the support and stability of a chair in their practice.


    Cycling- (Any Level)Each ride is unique but will include simulated hills, mountains, flat road, and racing. This cardio workout is appropriate for all fitness levels and includes a variety of music.


    Gentle Yoga- (Beginner) Gentle stretching and breathing will help you enhance your awareness of your own body and create healthy patterns for reducing stress and body aches.


    Strong Circuit- (Moderate level) Uses TRX (Total Resistance Exercises) and a variety of other equipment to give a great circuit training workout. Circuit Training is a time effective way to enhance cardiovascular fitness and muscle endurance. This is a series of exercises performed in rotation with minimal amounts of rest using a variety of equipment changing between cardio, strength and agility.


    Transform- The perfect blend of yoga, tai chi, Pilates, and low impact athletic training. This class is choreographed to motivating music, leaving you feeling Transformed.


    Zumba- (Any level) A person can burn up to 600 kcal, depending on the energy put forth. The music comes from the following dance styles: cumbia, salsa, merengue, mambo, flamenco, chachacha, reggaeton, samba, hip hop music, axé music and tango.



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  • WAIVER AND RELEASE OF LIABILITY: By entering on these premises, you hereby release and forever discharge the City of Bastrop, for any physical or psychological injury, including but not limited to illness or death due to COVID-19, paralysis, damages, economical or emotional loss, that you may suffer as a direct or indirect result of your use or entry onto these premises. By entering into these premises, you hereby, for yourself, your heirs, executors, and assigns, knowingly and voluntarily waive and release the Released Parties of liability and waive any and all rights, claims or causes of action of any kind whatsoever arising out of your use or entry into these premises. You agree to voluntarily give up or waive any right to bring a legal action against the City of Bastrop for personal injury or property damage.


    The City of Bastrop further wants to ensure the safety of all to enjoy its facilities, programing, and activities, but is unable to guarantee the wiping down of surfaces or constant enforcement of other known COVID-19 health precautions.

    ·         Therefore, you or your dependent are welcome to use any of the facilities or participate in any of the programing or activities if:

    o   You and ALL members of your household are not experiencing any of the following symptoms: cough, shortness of breath or difficulty breathing, fever, chills or repeated shaking with chills, muscle pain, headache, sore throat, or new loss of taste or smell.

    o   You and ALL members of your household are not currently under quarantine due to having tested positive for COVID-19 or due to having been exposed or potentially exposed to COVID-19.

    o   You and ALL members of your household within the last two weeks have not:

    §  Tested positive for the COVID-19 virus.

    §  Had close contact with anyone confirmed to have the COVID-19 virus.

    §  Traveled internationally, domestically to another state, or via a cruise.

    o   You agree to abide by all safety and social distancing measures, including:

    §  Avoiding congregating in groups when able

    §  Maintaining 6 feet of distance between yourself and other persons when able

    §  While using the indoor facilities or take part in an indoor class you wear a mask

    §  While using the outdoor facilities or take part in an outdoor class you wear a mask when 6 feet of social distancing cannot be maintained

    §  The frequent use of hand sanitizer and/or hand washing should be done prior to, during and after using any amenity or participating in any activity

    §  Consider bringing antibacterial wipes for cleaning furniture or equipment before and after each personal use

    §  Following any other safety measures that may be required on site


The Mission of the City of Bastrop is to continuously strive to provide innovative and proactive services that enhance our authentic way of life to achieve our vision.