Active Older Adults
Fitness programs that accommodate all functional abilities so that everyone can stay active and healthy
The Y offers fitness classes specifically designed for older adults. These classes give participants an opportunity to build strength, maintain bone density, and improve balance and mobility. Y Active Older Adult Fitness programs accommodate functional abilities so that everyone can stay fit and healthy.
Fitness classes include +55 Total Training, Ai Chi, GoLo, Hatha Yoga, Senior Swim, Tai Chi, Warm Water Exercise, Water Exercise/Low-Pact and Water Walking.
For an updated list of class times, please view our pool and group fitness schedules below.
55+ Total Training
Total Body Basics is a class geared toward the older active adult who is looking for a great workout without the impact. This class is a one-stop workout that includes cardio, strength, core, and stretching. A great overall workout that may be low impact, but low in intensity!
A graceful and rhythmic class that emphasizes balance and body control with simple exercises and relaxation in warm water.
Senior Swim & Water Volleyball
Designed for older adults who want to participate in swimming activities. Participants ages 55 and older can enjoy a relaxing swim or senior volleyball.
This 16-week program is designed for older adults 55 and up, especially those living with arthritis. With regular attendance, this program will increase participant’s strength, balance, flexibility, general activity level, and independence. In addition to well documented physical benefits of Enhance Fitness, it builds social relationships and a sense of community among class participants. Class requires registration.
Enjoy a gentle, effective, safe, low impact workout without weights or equipment. Strengthen and stretch through dynamic flowing full-body movement- activate all your muscles, free your joints, recover from injury, relieve pain and tension, improve balance & posture, and feel energized! This class is done standing with seated options. No floor work. All levels of fitness are welcomed and encouraged.
Warm Water Exercise
Exercise with out putting strain on joints and muscles. This is a warm water exercise program that is designed for people with arthritis or anyone requiring a low impact exercise program.
Water Exercise / Low-Impact
This is a low-impact water exercise class designed for those with limited mobility, injury, or those who have not exercised in a long time.
This program focuses on shallow water walking for those who want to exercise but without the stress or impact.
Healthy For Life
Enjoy this full-body workout with a range of options available for all abilities. The class will include an aerobic warm-up, full-body light dumbbell/bodyweight standing exercises. Functional fitness to accommodate all levels and ages. The class will be standing or seated, with no floor work. Class is geared toward an older adult looking to add fitness into their daily life but also has some mobility issues, including arthritis or difficulty getting on the ground.
Enjoy a gentle yoga flow for older adults which builds strength, boosts balance, and improves flexibility. Participants will be offered numerous choices (both seated and standing) for movement in a safe, inclusive, welcoming, and supportive atmosphere. All levels of ability are encouraged. Bring a yoga mat, water, wear comfortable clothes and you may choose between athletic shoes or bare feet.
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