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ACTIVE OLDER ADULTS

The YMCA of Northern Colorado offers a wide variety of exercise programs for active older adults. Our exercise programs are appropriate for adults 50+, those returning to exercise and those who are new to exercise. Offerings include the SilverSneakers® Fitness Program as well as popular classes for older adults such as Moving for Better Balance and Chair Stretching.

SilverSneakers Drop-in Classes

You do not have to be a SilverSneakers member to attend this classes.

Class Schedule

Chair Stretching

Designed for seniors and older adults, this popular class leads you through a complete series of seated and standing stretches. Chair support is offered to safely perform a variety of movements designed to increase flexibility, balance and range of movement. Restorative breathing exercises and a final relaxation are the icing on the cake and help promote stress reduction and mental clarity.

SilverSneakers Classic

Combine fun and 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 low-impact aerobic choreography. A chair is offered for standing support, stretching and relaxation exercises.

SilverSneakers Fundamentals

A great way to get started for beginning exercisers, or the place to stay if you prefer a smaller classroom setting. A chair is provided for seated and/or standing support.

SilverSneakers Yoga

SilverSneakers 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 seated and standing postures designed to increase flexibility, balance and range of movement. Restorative breathing exercises and final relaxation will promote stress reduction and mental clarity.

SilverSneakers Circuit

Combine fun and 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 SilverSneakers ball is alternated with low-impact aerobic choreography. A chair is offered for standing support, stretching and relaxation exercises.

SilverSneakers Splash 

Activate your urge for variety! Silver Sneakers® Splash offers fun, shallow-water movement to improve agility and flexibility while addressing cardiovascular, strength and endurance conditioning. No swimming ability is required, and kickboards and other aquatic equipment are used to improve strength, balance and coordination.

Other Drop-in Classes Active Older Adults May Enjoy

Class Schedule

Better Balance

The Better Balance class is a research-based model endorsed by the Center for Disease Control, teaching older adults balance skills and good body alignment by using coordinated and flowing movements. You will feel stronger, have better balance, enjoy greater flexibility and feel more confident after completing this Tai Chi-inspired program.

Pilates & Yoga Fusion

Fused elements of Pilates and yoga for a balanced strength and flexibility workout.

Tai Chi

Develop strength, flexibility, and coordination with an emphasis on achieving greater mental awareness, self-confidence, and calmness.

Yoga - Flow

Wake up with gentle postures to warm your body and work into a more vigorous practice, intention setting and relaxation. Join us for a peaceful and grounded start to your day.

Yoga - Gentle

Gentle strengthening, balance, flexibility and relaxation.

Join Our Team

We all need purpose and connection — even in retirement or as we transition into retirement. Find meaning, purpose and satisfaction while contributing to your community and the Y cause. The Y has part-time and full-time opportunities in a variety of areas, including summer camp and after-school programs, membership, aquatics, sports and wellness. Flexible scheduling options, a fun community and free or reduced Y memberships make the Y an ideal employer for older adults.

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