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GROUP FITNESS FOR ACTIVE OLDER ADULTS

The Lower Bucks Family YMCA offers programs for Active Older Adults. These seasonal programs allow older adults to maintain a healthy lifestyle, healthy relationships and a positive outlook on life. These programs are available throughout the year.

 

ARTHRITIS THERAPY AQUATICS

arthritisRARTHRITIS AQUATICS PROGRAM
Endorsed by the National Arthritis Foundation, this class is designed to help reduce stiffness, pain and improve or maintain joint flexibility. (Meets recommended water temperature of 84-88 degrees). Arthritis Foundation aquatics programs are modified aquatic exercise for persons with mild to moderate arthritis. Complete head-to-toe exercise class designed to increase mobility and range of motion.

SENIOR SOCIALS

seniorsR1A social is held each month throughout the year at our Fairless Hills location and is open to all seniors in our community. For details on individual events, visit our events page for guest speaker and luncheon information. Or, to register call the Fairless Hills branch front desk at 215.949.3400 x10.

SILVERSNEAKERS/SILVER+FIT

At the YMCA, we understand the fundamental health and social activities that contribute to older adults living a healthier and more fulfilling life.

Lower Bucks Family YMCA is affiliated with Healthways to offer SilverSneakers and Silver+Fit. Both programs allow older adults to take greater control of their health. Participants of SilverSneakers and Silver and Fit receive a full facility membership at The Lower Bucks Family YMCA. Check with your benefits representative to see if you are eligible to participate in either program. Seniors must be eligible and a member of a participating insurance plan to receive a full privilege membership at no cost.

Silver Sneakers Classes include:

SILVER SNEAKERS YOGA | You will learn a blend of three yoga styles to create a harmony of movement for the whole body.

SILVER SNEAKERS CLASSIC | This class includes work for all major and minor muscle groups addressing strength, flexibility, muscular endurance, balance, coordination, agility, speed and power.

SILVER SNEAKERS SPLASH | Class participants have the benefit of both the support and resistance of water. Come join the fun as we move to the beat! No swimming skills are necessary. Program is low impact.

SILVER SNEAKERS CIRCUIT  | Get up and Go with an aerobics class that's safe, heart-healthy and gentle on the joints. The workout includes easy to follow low-impact movements and upper-body strength, abdominal conditioning, stretching and relaxation exercises designed to energize your active lifestyle.

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We believe that to bring about meaningful change in individuals and communities, we must be focused and accountable. At the Y, we measure the success of our cause by how well we engage communities in our three areas of focus.