Active Older Adult (AOA) includes SilverSneakers and members over 62 who are eligible for a senior membership.

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You could be eligible to receive a basic fitness membership where you can enjoy a specialized low-impact classes focusing on improving muscular strength and endurance, mobility, flexibility, range of motion, balance, agility and coordination. Certified  instructors teach classes at the Regional Family YMCA and at participating fitness centers. Members can also enjoy the fitness center, group exercise classes and special events.

Recommended Classes
On Monday, Wednesday & Friday at 1:00pm we offer:
Muscular Strength & Range of Movement, Healthway’s core class designed to increase strength, range of movement, agility, balance, coordination and improve participants’ functional capacities, physical fitness level and sense of well being. This class is presented with a chair for seated and standing choreography with hand held weights, elastic tubing with handles and a SilverSneakers ball.

On Monday, Wednesday & Friday at 8:45am we offer:
Cardio Circuit, Healthway’s advanced class for students who have expressed a desire for more cardiovascular and muscular endurance conditioning and have demonstrated above baseline proficiencies in agility, balance and coordination. Cardio Circuit is designed to increase cardiovascular and muscular endurance with standing non-impact choreography alternated with standing upper body strength work with hand held weights, elastic tubing with handles and s SilverSneakers ball.

On Monday & Wednesday at 10:45am we offer:
Active Adult/Healthy Adult, this low impact class is for members just getting started or who want to work up to more advanced classes.  By using a variety of exercise equipment you will have fun, be active and stay fit.

The following classes are also recommended: Zumba Gold, Pilates, Yoga Flex for women, Total Flex for men, Total Body Conditioning & Yoga Basics.

Along with exercise we have social activities like; monthly Lunch and Learn with informational speakers, meet me at the movies and bus trips to shows, casinos, Pittsburgh, Washington DC and Lancaster.  We are involved in many projects that benefit the community and important causes such as Relay for Life, Newborns in Need, care packages for soldiers and much more.

There’s no question that a little exercise can go a very long way in improving your health. For more information on the Active Older Adult Fitness Program, please contact AOA Advisor Joyce Prutz at 724-547-9622 or visit: www.silversneakers.com.