Active Older Adults

Joshua Community YMCA

Social Groups & Events

From family nights or noon-time potlucks, to training clubs for triathlons, the YMCA offers many opportunities for members to interact in meetings or social events. Stay tuned for more ways to get involved!

Active older adults can gain strength and energy while enjoying a variety of social events at the YMCA. Activities range from group exercise classes designed especially for seniors to pot-luck lunches or special trips. Becoming an active older adult at the YMCA means staying connected to your community and offers the opportunity to volunteer through YMCA programs or in committee positions.

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Group Exercise

Specially designed group exercise classes can help senior adults gain flexibility, strength and mobility, while enjoying the camaraderie of a group.

SilverSneakers

The SilverSneakers® Fitness Program is a unique physical activity, lifestyle and social oriented program designed to encourage members to increase their levels of physical activity and motivate them to continue to be active. The program reflects senior sensitivity, promotes social interaction and encourages participation in healthy lifestyle activities.

SilverSneakers ® I

This class is especially for our senior population! Exercises include work for all major and minor muscle groups addressing strength, flexibility, muscular endurance, balance, coordination, agility, speed and power. A chair is provided if needed.

SilverSneakers ® II

An advanced group exercise class designed for SilverSneakers students who have expressed a desire for more cardiovascular and muscular endurance conditioning and have experience with exercise activities requiring advanced levels of agility, balance and coordination.