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.

How much is it to join? Click here to see our rate plans. 

Senior Social Potluck – join us on the third Wednesday of each month for a potluck social! 

For more information about our events please contact Glenda Miller at GMiller@ymcafw.orgfitness-senior-men

Group Exercise

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

Printable September Group Exercise Schedule

For questions regarding our group exercise please contact our Group Exercise Coordinator, Samantha Thornton, at SThornton@ymcafw.org or 817.645.9622

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® Classic Have fun and move to the music with a variety of exercises designed to increase muscular strength, range of movement and daily living skills. Handheld weights, elastic tubing and a ball are offered for resistance; and a chair is used for seated or standing support. Aerolite— A fun mix of basic cardio moves and strength training. All abilities welcome.

SilverSneakers® Circuit is the perfect group class for the active lifestyle that wants to maintain heart health, joint functionality, and more. With easy-to-follow sequences and low-impact movements, this workout is specifically designed to energize and refine to safely keep you going.

SilverSneakers® Splash is a class designed for the older adult designed to enhance each individual’s quality of life and daily function. Silver Splash utilizes the physical properties of water to enhance agility, range of motion, and cardiovascular conditioning.