Shady Grove Active Adults

Active Adults is a great way to stay active and healthy as you age.

Shady Grove Active Adults

November/December Events

Balance and Fall Prevention

When:  Monday, November 12, 10:40 a.m.
Where: YMCA Kids Zone
Cost:  Free

Pivot Physical Therapy will present an interactive way to initiate functional strengthening and balance training in our daily lives to help prevent falls.  They will help us understand the reasons why we may fall and what we can do to prevent falls.  We will meet in Kid’s Zone immediately after the 9:30 Gentle Fusion class and the presentation/discussion will end in time to allow members to attend the 11:30 Tai Chi class.  Don’t miss this informative presentation!

Please sign up on the Active Adults board so that we can ensure adequate seating.

Glucose & Blood Pressure Screenings

When:  Tuesday, November 13, 8:30 – 11:30 a.m.
Where: YMCA Kid’s Zone
Cost:  Bring Your Insurance Card

Representatives from Walmart Pharmacy will be in the Kid’s Zone providing glucose and blood pressure screenings. Be sure to bring your insurance card!

Out to Lunch Bunch

When:  Thursday, November 15, 12:45 pm
Where: We will meet at Glory Days, 10466 Ridgefield Pkwy
Cost: Everyone will pay for their own lunch

Glory Days Grill is committed to using the highest quality ingredients, including freshly baked artisan breads, always-fresh bone-in chicken wings, fresh custom-ground steak burgers and USDA PRIME burgers, and locally grown produce whenever possible.

Please note the time change to 12:45. This will make it easier for the members that will be participating in the 11:30 Gentle Strength class.  Signup on the Active Adults board across from the men’s locker room by Monday, November 12.

Quarterly Birthday Celebration

WhenTuesday, December 4, 12:20 p.m.
Where: YMCA Lobby
Cost:  FREE

Plan to stop by the lobby after Gentle Strengthfor our quarterly birthday celebration.  Each quarter we celebrate birthdays and we will especially recognize those members with birthdays in October, November and December.

All are welcome and sign up is not required.  There will be cupcakes for everyone!

Christmas Luncheon

WhenFriday, December 7, noon – 2 p.m.
Where: Comfort Suites Innsbrook, 4051 Innslake Drive
Cost: Facility Member: $10 – Non-member $15

A delicious catered lunch will be served.  Come enjoy the food and the opportunity to visit together as we celebrate the Christmas season.

Registration at the front desk is required.  Deadline is Wednesday, November 28.

Riverside Theater – Rockabilly Christmas

When: Friday, December 14
Where: Fredericksburg, VA
Cost:  Facility Member:  $75 – Non-member $85  

We will be served lunch which will include salad, bread, a choice of entree (with vegetarian and gluten-free selections available), and a dessert. Coffee, tea, and water are also included.  A selection of appetizers and desserts are available for purchase as well as other drink options.

Gratuity for basic dinner service is included in ticket purchase.  Fee covers transportation by YMCA bus, lunch and show.  We will leave Shady Grove at 10:00 and will return approximately 6:00.

Sign up soon at the front desk as tickets are limited.  Deadline is November 28.

Out to Lunch Bunch

When:  Thursday, December 27, 12:45 pm
Where: We will meet at Olive Garden, 11829 W. Broad St.
Cost: Everyone will pay for their own lunch

Whether you’re looking for freshly baked bread sticks or perfectly made pasta, Olive Garden has something for any appetite.  Please note the time change to 12:45.  This will make it easier for the members that will be participating in the 11:30 Gentle Strength class.  Signup on the Active Adults board across from the men’s locker room by Friday, December 21.



When:  Thursdays, 9 a.m. – noon
Where:  Shady Grove Family YMCA Conference Room
Cost:  $1 donation for refreshments

We have a great group that meets for bridge every Thursday morning in the Conference Room next to the Teen Center.  The scheduled time is 9:00 – 12:00, however, you are welcome to stop by or leave as your schedule permits.  Hope to see you there!

Please note: May location will continue to be the conference room next to the Teen Center.  In June, July and August we will have tables available in the chapel.

Active Older Adult Classes and Sports

Schedules can be found on the Shady Grove Family YMCA website or the APP (YMCA RVA).

Y-Fit Appointments

Did you know the YMCA offers FREE Y Fit sessions with your membership? Be sure to take advantage of this opportunity to meet with a wellness coach to discuss wellness goals, equipment and how to successfully help you lead a healthy lifestyle.  You can sign up for an appointment at the Welcome Desk.