Active Older Adults and SilverSneakers are the YMCA's programs for today's active adults 55 and older.
Some branches offer group classes like Low-impact Aerobics, Yoga , Senior Power Hour, Basic Cardio, and Senior Pilates. Others, offer joint conditioning and “Sit and Be Fit” classes and some also offer special swim classes that are easy on the joints and muscles.
Several Dallas YMCA branches provide opportunities for seniors to socialize as well. Monthly pot luck luncheons may include dominos, cards, or bingo. Other branches host day trips, line dancing evenings and craft classes.
If you're looking to stay healthy long past retirement, come join the YMCA and an Active Older Adults program.
SilverSneakers is an innovative exercise program specifically designed for Medicare beneficiaries' unique health and physical needs. Eligible members receive a free membership at the YMCA where they can enjoy specialized SilverSneakers classes focusing on improving strength, flexibility, balance and coordination.
Certified SilverSneakers fitness instructors teach the classes and in addition to the classes, you have access to the entire facility.