The YMCA offers Older Adult programming within the Keys to Aging Well: Physical Activity, Connecting with Others, Mental Fitness, and Fall Prevention.
The Y offers a wide variety of land and water exercises class to meet the needs of all members with seated and/or standing classes at all location. We also offer a number of sports to help people to Age Well and stay young at heart.
The YMCA offers low-impact exercise for all fitness levels. These classes include Gentle Strength, Gentle Cardio, Gentle Yoga, Zumba Gold and more. To search by branch and to learn more, click here. If you are looking for additional options that better match your fitness level, click here to view all of free group exercise classes.
Many Y branches offer pickleball and other adult sport programming. To search by branch and to learn more, click here.
Use our heated, indoor pools for group exercise classes in the water, which are much easier on your joints and muscles. Visit our Schedules page to search by location and find the water fitness classes near you.
The Y offers a variety of on-demand and live stream options.
- Classes taught by YMCA of Greater Richmond instructors
- Classes from YMCAs across the country
- Register to participate in live stream classes
CONNECTING WITH OTHERS
On-site Active Adult programming is available at several YMCA branches. Programs include luncheons, movies, games, crafts and more. Visit our Schedules page and select your location and category Active Adult.
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1 in 4 Americans aged 65+ falls each year. Every 11 seconds, an older adult is treated in the emergency room for a fall.
Physical activity can go a long way toward fall prevention. Consider activities such as walking, water workouts or tai chi. Such activities reduce the risk of falls by improving strength, balance, coordination and flexibility.
Visit our Schedules page for details about classes.
Schedule an Appointment with a Wellness Coach for Y Fit Goal Setting session to get an exercise plan.View Schedules Online