Active Older Adults

Ryan Family YMCA

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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Specially designed group exercise classes can help senior adults gain flexibility, strength and mobility, while enjoying the camaraderie of a group.  Check out our Group Exercise Schedule.

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 Classic (Muscular Strength and Range of Motion)

Have fun and move to the music through a variety of exercises designed to increase muscular strength, range of motion and activity for daily living skills. Hand-held weights, elastic tubing with handles and a ball are offered for resistance; and a chair is used for seated and/or standing support.

SilverSneakers® Cardio

Get Up & Go with an aerobics class for you – safe, heart-healthy and gentle on the joints. The workout includes easy-to-   follow low-impact movement, and upper-body strength, abdominal conditioning, stretching and relaxation exercises designed to energize your active lifestyle.

SilverSneakers® Yoga

YogaStretch will move your whole body through a complete series of seated and standing yoga poses. Chair support is offered to safely perform a variety of postures designed to increase flexibility, balance and range of movement. Restorative breathing exercises and a final relaxation will promote stress reduction and mental clarity.

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

Other Classes

Arthritis Splash

A gentle 45 minute class designed to safely move joints through a full range of motion.  It is designed for those with arthritis or related conditions and will not provide a complete cardio workout.