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Classes are available at all the branches of the YMCA of Central Kentucky and independently in several locations throughout Kentucky

At Lexington Area YMCAs:

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Central Kentucky YMCA Class Fees:
Regular martial arts classes meet for 1 hour per week in continuous, progressive 8 week sessions (unless noted below). The 8 week fee is $50/$77. Additional family members receive a 25% discount from their normal fee for non-specialty classes.

Blue Belt and above students may attend multiple classes at their level or below for 25% of their regular fee per additional class. (Family discount does not apply on additional classes.)
Specialty classes like Tai Chi, Chi Kung, Pa Kua, and Hsing Yie generally meet once a week for 1 hour and run 12 or 8 weeks. The 12 week fee is $75 for Y-members and $116 for non-members. 8 weeks sessions are $60/$88. Additional family members receive a 25% discount from their normal fee. Students repeating a Tai Chi, Chi Kung, and selected specialty classes receive a 25% discount from their normal fee. (The family member discount applies only to first-time students for specialty classes.) Click HERE for more on Tai Chi and other Specialty classes.

Fall 2021 Classes

YMCA classes this session are 8 weeks unless noted. Monday classes are 7 weeks.

Gatton Beaumont Y: 3251 Beaumont Centre Cr., 859-219-9622

All Classes Are Outdoors

Mondays: (Ben Allen)
6:00-7:00p New Beginner (starts September 13) 7 week session
7:00-8:00p Yellow/White

Tuesdays: (Stacey Stone)
5:10-5:50p Shaolin Kids (starts September 7)

Thursdays: (Master David Cubine)
6:00-7:00p Brown Belt I
7:00-8:00p Beginner Tai Chi, Part I (starts September 9)

9:00-11:00a Black Belt (Master David Cubine)
11:00a-12:00n Brown Belt II (Master David Cubine)
12:00n-1:00p New Beginner/White (starts September 11-Erik Ackerman)

Whitaker: 2681 Old Rosebud Rd., 859-543-9622

All Classes Are Outdoors

Thursdays:(Ben Allen)
4:45-5:30p Shaolin Kids (starts September 9)
6:00-7:00p New Beginner (starts September 9)
7:00-8:00p Yellow/White

Fridays: (Master David Cubine)
10:00-11:00a Beginner Tai Chi, Part I (starts September 10)

North Family YMCA: 381 W. Loudon Avenue, 859-258-9622


High Street: 239 E. High St., 859-254-9622


The following classes are independent of the YMCA

Sundays: (Master The)
9:30 am-1:00 pm: Advanced Black

Outside of Lexington Area:

632 Sea Biscuit Way
Contact Larry Mattox 859-588-5129 or