STAY ACTIVE AT THE Y

swim-senior-womanBecause we know that healthy lifestyles are achieved through nurturing mind, body and spirit, well-being and fitness at the Y is so much more than just working out. Beyond fitness facilities, we provide educational programs to promote healthier decisions, and offer a variety of programs that support physical, intellectual and spiritual strength. We have programs that offer Active Older Adults a place to come together as a community and increase their health and well-being.

Active Older Adult Programs include:

  • Aqua Zumba
  • ZUMBA®GOLD WITH ZUMBA®GOLD TONING
  • Balance
  • Aqua Tabata
  • Cardio/Sculpt Circuit
  • Fit Over 50
  • Forever Strong
  • Silver Sneakers Classic
  • Silver Sneakers Circuit
  • Silver Sneakers Cardio
  • Silver Sneakers Yoga
  • Silver Sneakers Splash
  • Walking For Wellness
  • Chair Aerobics
  • Stretch & Strength
  • Shallow Water Workout
  • Deep Water Workout

Couch 2 5K

Ages: 12 and above

Thursdays 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Aug 24 2017 - Oct 26 2017

Schenectady YMCA

A 10-week program that is designed to get anyone?no matter what fitness level?prepared to run or walk a 5K. The program is based on jog/walk interval training, and will teach you the proper form and pacing necessary to complete a 5K event. This program will offer you a supportive and motivating environment as the group

Pricing

Member: 45.00

Non-Member: 65.00

Self Defense and Strength

Ages: 16 and above

Tuesdays 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Jun 20 2017 - Aug 8 2017

Guilderland YMCA

Have you ever thought about taking a self defense class? Afraid you won?t have the strength to perform the techniques you learn? This 7 week course is designed to show women the techniques they need to defend themselves in the event of an attack and exercises to do to develop strength for each technique. Each

Pricing

Member: 75.00

Non-Member: 100.00

Couch 2 5K

Ages: 12 and above

Thursdays 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Jun 15 2017 - Aug 17 2017

Schenectady YMCA

A 10-week program that is designed to get anyone?no matter what fitness level?prepared to run or walk a 5K. The program is based on jog/walk interval training, and will teach you the proper form and pacing necessary to complete a 5K event. This program will offer you a supportive and motivating environment as the group

Pricing

Member: 45.00

Non-Member: 65.00

Bus Trips

Ages: 50 and above

Wednesdays

May 31 2017 - May 31 2017

Southern Saratoga YMCA

We are departing from the Southern Saratoga YMCA and traveling via bus to the Broadway NY, NY to see the musical Bandstand. Fee includes bus and tickets to show only. Fee does not include food or refreshments.

Pricing

Non-Member: 135.00

CDPHP Medicare 101

Wednesdays 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

May 31 2017 - May 31 2017

Schenectady YMCA

Please join us as we discuss Medicare topics as well as answer questions you may have presented by CDPHP. Topics of Discussion include: About CDPHP, What is Medicare? Medicare parts, Medicare enrollment, Monthly premium, What does CDPHP offer?, Important Contacts

Pricing

Non-Member: 0.00

Parkinson's Wellness Program

Ages: 18 and above

Thursdays 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

May 25 2017 - Jul 6 2017

Schenectady YMCA

Parkinson’s Wellness Recovery is a research-based exercise program specifically for those with Parkinson?s. The class is neuroplasticity-principled and holds promise to slow disease progression, restore motor function, and increase longevity and quality of life. Participants should be able to walk and stand unassisted. Individuals with MS or in Post Stroke Recovery are also encouraged to

Pricing

Member: 45.00

Non-Member: 56.00

Self-Defense

Ages: 14 and above

Wednesdays 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM

May 24 2017 - May 24 2017

Greene County YMCA

Calling all mothers and daughters! Are you looking for something to do together? ABC Women’s Self-Defense™ is a fun, exciting, and critically acclaimed women’s personal safety and empowerment program for all women. ABC teaches effective strategies to recognize, avoid, and respond to unwanted encounters or physical violence perpetrated by strangers and/or people you know. ABC

Pricing

Non-Member: 30.00

Women's Self-Defense Program

Ages: 16 and above

Mondays 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

May 15 2017 - Jun 26 2017

Schenectady YMCA

This 7 week course is designed to show women the techniques they need to defend themselves in the event of an attack and learn the exercises to develop strength for each technique. Each one hour class will consist of 30 minutes of practicing a specific technique and then 30 minutes of strength exercise to have

Pricing

Member: 50.00

Non-Member: 75.00

Fit Over 50 Boot Camp

Ages: 50 - 115

Fridays 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM

May 12 2017 - Jun 23 2017

Greenbush YMCA

Fit Over 50 Boot Camp: This class is designed for anyone over the age of 50 looking to improve their health and happiness with a fun and diverse series of workouts! Each class will keep you challenged and guessing what new fitness feats your body can conquer! Fit Over 50 Boot Camp keeps it interesting

Pricing

Member: 55.00

Non-Member: 75.00

Foam Roller Workshop

Ages: 16 and above

Thursdays 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

May 11 2017 - May 11 2017

Guilderland YMCA

Foam Rolling is a myofascial release and flexibility technique used to relax tight and overactive muscle tissue.   A foam roller is used by applying pressure to trigger points which may break down scar tissue, and help improve circulation to the surrounding tissue.  It’s a great tool used to enhance recovery between workouts and mobility. In

Pricing

Member: 30.00

Non-Member: 50.00