What Are Some Different YMCA Senior Programs?


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Some YMCA senior programs include fitness programs, arts and crafts activities, and outdoor activities. The senior programs vary based on the YMCA location. Fees also vary widely based on the location and the programs.

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The YMCA in Rochester, New York revolves around fitness programs for seniors. This includes swimming and water exercise classes, stretching, walking clubs and yoga. There is also the SilverSneakers program in Rochester, which is an exercise program meant to help prevent certain conditions and diseases in seniors. The Silver and Fit program is a low-cost fitness membership for seniors at the YMCA.

In Austin, Texas, the YMCA has a variety of senior programs, including fitness classes, social events and volunteer opportunities. The programs are available for people over 50 who want to focus on friendships, community and personal wellness. Programs include yoga, zumba, water exercises, caregiving and support, and the senior retreat.

The YMCA in San Francisco has senior programs such as recreational activities, social and nutritional guidance, and fitness classes. This YMCA also provides employment help, volunteer programs, senior aquatics and various trips. Like all YMCAs, the fees for senior programs such as fitness and social activities are discounted for eligible seniors; some classes are free.

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