BEAVER COUNTY YMCA

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Active Older Adult

Off Site Active Older Adult Aerobics

Location: WILDWOOD  2850 Jack St, Aliquippa, PA 15001

Days/Times: Classes are offered Tuesday, Thursday, and Fridays 9:30-10:15 AM

Join us for FREE Coffee and Social time 15 minutes prior to class

Fee: YMCA MEMBERS/ qualifying insurances: SilverSneakers and Silver & Fit: FREE

       Non-Members: $20 a month with automatic monthly bank withdraw

Classes offered include:

Silver& Fit Experience – This class is for the moderately active older adults. The class is designed to increase the participants flexibility, joint stability, dynamic balance, coordination, agility, reaction-time, muscular strength and cardiovascular endurance.

 

SilverSneakers® Circuit – 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 ball is alternated with nonimpact aerobic choreography. A chair is offered for support, stretching and relaxation exercises. See aerobic schedule for class times!

 

SilverSneakers® Yoga – Yoga will move your whole body through a complete series of seated and standing yoga poses. Chair support is offered to safely perform a variety of postures designed to increase flexibility, balance and range of movement. Restorative breathing exercises and final relaxation will promote stress reduction and mental clarity.

 

To register for the offsite program, contact us today!

The Beaver County YMCA is a Silver & Fit® & SilverSneakers® participating facility.

Class Descriptions:

Silver& Fit Experience – This class is for the moderately active older adults.

The class is designed to increase the participants flexibility, joint stability,

dynamic balance, coordination, agility, reaction-time, muscular strength and

cardiovascular endurance.

 

SilverSneakers® Circuit – 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 ball is alternated with

non impact aerobic choreography. A chair is offered for support, stretching and

relaxation exercises. See aerobic schedule for class times!

 

SilverSneakers® Yoga – Yoga will move your whole body through a complete series

of seated and standing yoga poses. Chair support is offered to safely perform a variety

of postures designed to increase flexibility, balance and range of movement.

Restorative breathing exercises and final relaxation will promote stress reduction and mental clarity.

 

Heart Beats – Senior members! Increase your cardiovascular endurance and muscular

strength by participating in Heart Beats Just for You class combined with non impact

aerobic choreography and flexibility movements. No registration required!

 

Just 4 You – This program is a combination of cardiovascular, strength and flexibility components.

Participants perform strength exercises using Life Fitness Circuit Series equipment.

Circuit Series Strength Training equipment is designed for exercisers of all

ages and every fitness level.

 

Aqua Aerobics – This is a one-hour workout using water as a cushion. The exercises

target the arms, legs, thighs, hips, and abdominal region. This class suits a wide range

of fitness levels.

 

Aqua Jog – This is a one-hour workout in the deep water using flotation belts for support.

The exercises target the arms, legs, thighs, hips and abdominal region and suits a wide

range of fitness levels.

 

Aqua Pilates – This class takes Pilates to the pool! Aqua Pilates combines the principles

of Pilates with all the benefits of aquatic exercise by using the buoyancy, resistance,

and gentle movement of water to strengthen muscles, enhance flexibility and posture,

sharpen coordination and balance, and relax body and soul.

 

Arthritis – This one-hour class helps individuals who have arthritis feel better as they

exercise with a purpose. This class is filled with range of motion exercises for joint

and muscle movement.

 

Hydro Dance – This is a one-hour class combining music of all genres to fun

choreography using the resistance of the water to provide a full cardio and strength

workout.

 

Instructor’s Mix – This one-hour workout will use a variety of techniques. This class

may be taught in the shallow or deep end.

 

Just My Speed – This is a slower paced Aerobic class based on strength building and

easy movement.

 

SilverSneakers® Splash – Activate your aqua exercise urge for variety!

SilverSneakers Splash® 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.

 

VIEW CURRENT AEROBIC SCHEDULE

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EnhanceFitness

EnhanceFitness is an evidence-based group exercise program that uses simple, easy to learn movements that motivate individuals with arthritis to stay active throughout their life. EnhanceFitness participants overcome the obstacles of living with arthritis and revitalize their well-being within a safe community of support.

 

Individuals in the EnhanceFitness program experience improved physical strength, increased flexibility, better balance, enhanced cardiovascular fitness, and reduced arthritic pain which leads to empowered independent living for people with arthritis.

Days: Monday, Wednesday, Friday

Time: 1PM-2PM; Noon-1PM

Fee: Members: FREE, Non Members: $25 a month (must be set up to auto draft)

 

Seniors for Safe Driving

 

If you are 55 or older, join us for a driver-awareness and behavior-modification program. There is no on the-road driving or classroom testing. Students must attend both sessions. Course completion may qualify you for an auto insurance discount of 5%. Check with your insurance agent. Two-day certification classes are for first- time attendees. Single-day classes are for re-certification only.

 

Dates:  June 13th, August 8, October 10, December 12
Time: 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Location: Board Room
Fee: $16
Register by Calling: 1-800-559-4880

 

Active Older Adult Orientation

 

Start out on the right foot by getting to know your YMCA facility by taking advantage of the program orientation. The orientation consist of an in-depth review of the fitness program and classes along with a visit to the Wellness Center, Fitness Studio and pools.
Members MUST register at the Member Service Desk.

 

Day: 1st and 3rd Wednesday of each month.
Time: 9:30 am
Location: Meet in the lobby
Fee: This is a FREE training

 

Schedule an Appointment Now!

Active Older Adult Specialized Group Training

Sign up for this 30 minute specialized training course.  Focus will be on fall prevention, stability and mobility.  The group will meet once a week for 4 weeks and the class size is limited to 4 individuals.

 

Fee: Members: $20; Non-Members: $40
Contact: Lisa Albert, Group Exercise Coordinator for more information.

 

Silver Social Event

Heritage Valley Health Systems Active Older Adult Picnic

Mark your calendars to help us celebrate our Annual Silver Sneakers Summer Social! Join us for an afternoon of fellowship, food, and entertainment.

 

Date: Thursday, June 15th

Time: Doors Open at 11:30AM; Lunch at NOON

Location: Brady’s Run Lodge

Participants will be asked to bring snacks, cookies, bottles of water or soft drinks at the time of registration.

Registration for event is REQUIRED!