Active Older Adults

McDonald Southeast YMCA

social-responsibility-senior-womanSocial Groups & Events

The YMCA offers many opportunities for senior adult members to interact in meetings or social events, including potluck dinners to special trips. To find out about activities planned at your branch, check with the member services desk or look on their website.

Get your group involved at the YMCA! Some YMCAs offer meeting space for local community groups. Check with your branch to see if you can host your club meetings at the YMCA.

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 – Muscular Strength & Range of Movement

Have fun and move to the music through a variety of exercises designed to increase muscular strength, range of movement, and activity for daily living skills. Hand held weights, elastic tubing and a ball are offered for resistance.

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.

Monday, Wednesday and Fridays

10:00am – 11:00a

SilverSneakers® II – Cardio Circuit

Combines fun with fitness to increase your cardiovascular and muscular endurance power with a standing circuit workout. Upper-body strength work and hand-held weights, elastic tubing with hand-held weights, elastic tubing with handles, and a ball is alternated with non-impact aerobic choreography. A chair is offered for support, stretching, and relaxation exercises.

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.

Monday and Wednesdays

11:00am – 12:00p

Click here for our exercise class schedule.