YMCA

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Get Active and Stay Healthy

Our Active Older Adults programs help seniors maintain a healthy lifestyle and engaged community. Our programs include healthy eating seminars, group fitness classes and events designed to promote mental agility, good health and independence. Programs are open to all ages. We offer a variety of classes such as Chair Yoga, Functional Fitness, Bible Study, Tai Chi and more. 

Benefits of Exercise

  • Increased muscular strength
  • Increased range of movement
  • Increased daily living skill
  • Allows you to stay active and independent
  • Increases your fun quotient

Class Offerings

Active Adults

Free for Members

  • Level: All
  • Drop-in class
  • No registration necessary
  • See your doctor first to get clearance for exercise

A Typical Class

This class combines upper and lower body strength, balance and flexibility to improve your functional strength, and is designed to use a chair for support depending on what you need.

Attire and What to Bring

  • Come to class dressed and ready to move your body
  • Loose-fitting, comfortable clothing made of breathable material to allow air flow
  • Water bottle
  • Athletic shoes that provide adequate support and good traction to avoid slipping
Stressless Stretch 

Free for Members

  • Level: All
  • Drop-in class
  • No registration necessary
  • See your doctor first to get clearance for exercise

A Typical Class

This simple, slow-paced class focuses on relaxing stretches. Participate in these gentle stretching movements along with breathing exercises to promote deep relaxation, stress release and flexibility. Suitable for all members. 

Attire and What to Bring

  • Come to class dressed and ready to move your body
  • Loose-fitting, comfortable clothing made of breathable material to allow air flow
  • Water bottle
  • Athletic shoes that provide adequate support and good traction to avoid slipping
Zumba® Gold

Free for Members

  • Level: All
  • Drop-in class
  • No registration necessary
  • See your doctor first to get clearance for exercise

A Typical Class

Zumba® Gold is designed to meet the needs of the active older participant, as well as those just starting their journey to a fit and healthy lifestyle. It's a dance-fitness class set to zesty Latin music, like salsa, merengue, cumbia and reggenaton.

Attire and What to Bring

  • Come to class in functional workout clothing and ready to move your body
  • If you’re new to class, come a little early and let the instructor know this is your first class
  • This class requires you to be physically active and have freedom of movement
  • Water bottle
Zumba® Gold and Circuit

Free for Members

  • Level: All
  • Drop-in class
  • No registration necessary
  • See your doctor first to get clearance for exercise

A Typical Class

Perfect for Zumba® fans who want to add circuit training. The Latin-inspired dance rhythms of Zumba® Gold combine with the benefits of metabolism-boosting strength training for one complete workout.

Attire and What to Bring

  • Come to class in functional workout clothing and ready to move your body
  • If you’re new to class, come a little early and let the instructor know this is your first class
  • This class requires you to be physically active and have freedom of movement
  • Water bottle
Tai Chi 

Free for Members

  • Level: All
  • Drop-in class
  • No registration necessary

A Typical Class

A healing act that combines many martial arts movements with Qi (energy) circulation, breathing and stretching techniques.

Attire and What to Bring

  • Loose-fitting, flexible exercise clothing made of breathable material to allow air flow
  • Water bottle
Water Walking

Free for Members

  • Level: All
  • Drop-in class
  • No registration necessary

A Typical Class

Low impact walking and stretching with gentle resistance exercises.

Attire and What to Bring

  • Come to class dressed and ready for the pool
  • Proper swim attire is required, no basketball shorts, street cloths, etc.
  • Towel, water bottle
Chair Yoga 

Free for Members

  • Level: All
  • Drop-in class
  • No registration necessary
  • See your doctor first to get clearance for exercise

A Typical Class

Chair support is used to move your body through a series of seated and standing yoga poses to help balance, range of motion and balance. Relaxation and breathing exercises will end the class to aid in reducing stress and clearing the mind.

Attire and What to Bring

  • Come to class dressed and ready to move your body
  • Loose-fitting, comfortable clothing made of breathable material to allow air flow
  • Water bottle
  • Athletic shoes that provide adequate support and good traction to avoid slipping