Activities & Fitness for Active Older Adults
The Y offers a place for active older adults to participate in activities and fitness programs. Choose to participate in programs provided to all ages or those
Our Active Older Adult members are welcome at any and all of our classes. Our low-impact land and group exercise classes are free to members and available at regularly scheduled times, found here.
Fairless Hills | Senior socials are a great way to get together with friends and learn something new. Lunch provided. We encourage attendees to bring a dessert to share. Registration required.
Programs designed just for active older adults include our Fine Art of Aging Creatively art programs, technology workshops, games clubs and more.
Learn bike setup, proper form and basic spinning techniques. Class moves at a slower pace. All levels are welcome.
Beginner - Advanced
Increase stamina, strength and flexibility with the use of free weights, bands, balls and other fitness equipment.
Zumba and chair zumba offers the fun of Zumba with modified moves and pace. Music includes Latin salsa, merengue, cumbia and reggaeon. Chair may be used during this class.
Tai Chi is a Chinese movement art and a class where muscles are strengthened, blood circulation regulated, spirit stimulated and body refreshed. Program promotes balance, digestion and increase internal energy. Pilates is a progressive series of floor exercises and standing postures to enhance and develop flexibility strength and balance. Chair must be used and movements demonstrated at a slower pace and with more modifications.
Beginner - Intermediate, Formerly Forever Fit
For older adults or those new to exercising, class aims to improve muscle strength, cardio fitness, bone density and balance. Sit and Be Fit Plus includes more standing routines.
Activate your aqua exercise urge for variety! SilverSplash offers lots of fun and shallow water moves to improve agility, flexibility and cardiovascular endurance. No swimming ability is required, and a special SilverSneakers kickboard is used to develop strength, balance and coordination.
Have fun and move to the music through a variety of exercises designed to increase muscular strength, range of movement, and activity for daily living skills. Hand-held weights, elastic tubing with handles, and a ball are offered for resistance, and a chair is used for seated and/or standing support.
Combine fun with fitness to increase your cardiovascular and muscular endurance power with a standing circuit workout. Upper-body strength work with hand-held weights, elastic tubing with handles, and a SilverSneakers ball is alternated with non-impact aerobic choreography. A chair is used for support, stretching, and relaxation exercises.
Designed for the active senior, this combo class of cardio and strength involves basic step or floor stepping at a slow tempo with free weights and body weight exercises mixed in.
This dynamic, physically demanding practice synchronizes breath and movement to produce an internal heat designed to purify the body. Ashtanga yoga, with its many vinyasas, is great for building core strength and toning the body. Prepare to sweat as you briskly move through a set sequence. All levels welcome and modifications can be given as needed.
A physical, mental and spiritual practice or discipline, that aims to transform body and mind.
Zumba® fuses hypnotic Latin rhythms and easy to follow moves to create a dynamic fitness program that will blow you away. The routines feature interval training sessions where fast and slow rhythms and resistance training are combined to tone and sculpt your body while burning fat. Add some Latin flavor and international zest into the mix and you’ve got Zumba®!
Zumba® Gold is designed for the active older adult, the true beginner, and/or people who are not used to exercising, or people who may be limited physically. Zumba Gold is done at a much lower intensity. The same great Latin styles of music and dance are used and just as fun as the regular Zumba® classes. Zumba® Gold classes strive to improve our balance, strength, flexibility and most importantly, the heart.