Are you looking to stay fit and healthy as you age? The YMCA of Frederick County has a wide-range of program and services for everyone, including active older adults and seniors. We offer activities from water exercise to yoga to dance classes. Learn more about our great variety of programs below.
YMCA’s also focus on overall wellness, empowering you to tailor your own plan toward healthier living by choosing how you will accomplish your wellness goals. Group Fitness classes include BodyPump, Boot Camp, Cycling, Kettlebells, Step & Abs, Zumba, Total Body and more. Classes for active older adults include Tai Chi, Hatha Yoga, Go Lo and more!
Regardless of your fitness background or goals, we have a trainer for you here at the Y. Our trainers’ expert advice and personalized attention can provide you with the edge to keep you motivated and overcome fitness plateaus. All of our trainers are certified through nationally accredited fitness organizations and are required to complete continuing education courses to keep them on top of the newest information in exercise science.
Relax with a Swedish, deep tissue, sports massage and other types of massage at the Y, performed by our Maryland State Licensed and NCTMB Licensed massage practitioners. Massage therapy helps to: Reduce stress, promote healing, relieve muscle tension and stiffness, and increase flexibility.
Water exercise, adult swim lessons and adapted exercise are some of the water-based activities you’ll find at the YMCA that are low-impact and great for you!
Mind & Body
This program is Designed for participants looking for a total workout that strengthens the spirit and mind, as well as the body. Mind/Body classes are ideal for those wishing to improve flexibility, balance, and tone while strengthening core muscle groups. These no impact workouts include stretching and core muscle training exercises. The classes include Yoga, Pilates and Tai Chi.
The YMCA Adult Sports program is geared toward learning, competing and socialization for participants and teams. Sports include pick-up basketball games, 7v7 outdoor soccer league, volleyball league, 2v2 pickleball leagues, and racquetball.
YMCA karate classes focus on a variety of skills and areas of personal growth, such as self-defense, self-confidence, personal discipline, respect for others and physical conditioning.
Recreational dance classes are designed for adults who want to learn and explore dance class as an art. Dancers of all levels are invited to join. Classes included are Dance Basics, Ballroom, Dancer Conditioning, Tap, Hip Hop, Theater Dance and Acrobatics.
The YMCA of Frederick County offers group swimming lessons as well as private swimming lessons for adults. Don’t forget about the water fitness classes we offer too!