The YMCA creates a supportive environment for people of all ages to thrive. Make new connections, have fun and improve your health through programs that fit your lifestyle. As you get older, you may find that you have a new set of fitness goals you want to achieve, such as improving your balance and flexibility. We’re committed to helping older adults stay physically and mentally healthy.
Learn more below about our wellness programs designed for older adults.
Forever Young: A class for Active Older Adults that includes light aerobic activity, resistance and flexibility.
Tai Chi: Appropriate for all levels including beginning students, or those recovering from illness or injuries, seniors and for women who are pregnant. The class consists of flowing, non-strenuous yoga movements designed to gently stretch skeletal muscles and deeply relax the nervous system.
RSVP Osteo Exercise: designed to work on strengthening muscles and joints to prevent challenges associated with arthritis and osteoporosis.
Silver Sneakers & Silver Sneakers Yoga: The Silver Sneakers fitness program is offered in partnership with select health plans at no additional cost to Medicare-eligible members. Classes offer exercises designed to improve agility, balance and strength to enhance everyday functional activities or a gentle chair based approach to yoga.