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Y Active Older Adult fitness programs
Our programs accommodate a wide variety of interests and functional abilities of older adults. Active Older Adults programs include water exercise, yoga and stretching classes and walking clubs. Many of our YMCAs also offer socialization opportunities such as book club, bridge club and lunch club.
High energy movement to exotic rhythms of Latin and international beats. Before participants know it, they are getting fit and their energy levels are soaring! It is easy to do, effective and totally exhilarating, often building a deep-rooted community among students.
Silver Sneakers - Muscular Strength/Range of Motion
Have fun and move to the music through a variety of exercises designed to increase Muscular Strength, Range of Motion, and activities for daily living. Hand-held weights, elastic tubing with handles, and a Silver Sneaker ball are offered for resistance. A chair is used for seated and/or standing support.
Silver Sneakers - Cardio Circuit
Increase cardiovascular and muscular endurance with a standing circuit workout. Upper-body strength work with hand-held weights, elastic tubing with handles, and a Silver Sneaker ball is alternated with non-impact aerobics. A chair is offered for support, stretching, and relaxation exercises.
EnhanceFitness is a proven senior fitness and arthritis management program that improves your endurance, strength, balance, and flexibility. It reduces your arthritis symptoms with safe, low impact exercises led by certified instructors in a relaxed atmosphere that promotes fun, laughter, friendship and smiles. EnhanceFitness has been recognized by the CDC and other national organizations committed to improving the health of older adults.