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

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

Pickleball Programs- Southern Saratoga YMCA

Wednesdays 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

May 17 2017 - Jun 14 2017

Southern Saratoga YMCA

Week 1 Core strength Pickleball serving and return serve drills Week 2 Strength training Pickleball ground stroke drills Week 3 Flexibility training Dink shot drills, the dink game, and the third shot toss Week 4 Balance and hand/eye coordination Third shots drills Week 5 Play the game 1/2 session exercise 1/2 session on court Questions:

Pricing

Member: 45.00

Non-Member: 90.00

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

Pickleball Programs- Southern Saratoga YMCA

Wednesdays 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

May 10 2017 - Jun 7 2017

Southern Saratoga YMCA

Pre-requisite: Must have taken beginner 101 to participate in this program. Wednesday May 10,17,24,31 Wednesday June 7th @1pm Questions: Gina Family Ginabeans123@yahoo.com 518-330-9204

Pricing

Member: 45.00

Non-Member: 90.00

Neuromotor Wellness

Ages: 18 and above

Wednesdays, Saturdays 10:30 AM - 11:45 AM

May 6 2017 - Jun 17 2017

Greene County YMCA

Neuromotor Wellness Recovery is a research-based exercise program specifically for those with muscular degeneration challenges, including but limited to Parkinson’s, Multiple Sclerosis, and muscle injury. The class is progressive 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.

Pricing

Member: 45.00

Non-Member: 56.00

Managing Stress

Ages: 16 and above

Wednesdays 12:30 PM - 1:00 PM

May 3 2017 - May 31 2017

Greene County YMCA

Recharge your body, mind and spirit. Take a 30 minute break from your busy mind and experience stillness and peace. You will experience the powerful benefits of group mediation in a safe and relaxing setting. We will end each class by making smoothies!

Pricing

Member: 25.00

Non-Member: 30.00

Adult Cycling

Ages: 16 and above

Wednesdays 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Apr 26 2017 - Aug 30 2017

Greene County YMCA

Do you have a bike that hasn’t been touched in years? This is the time to bring it back out! Wednesday Nights at 6:00 pm come meet other cyclist and tour around Coxsackie for an hour. Free for all members and non-members

Pricing

Non-Member: 0.00

Adult Cycling

Ages: 18 and above

Wednesdays 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Apr 26 2017 - Aug 30 2017

Greene County YMCA

All those folks that LOVE biking miles at a time, this is for YOU! The group will meet outside the Y on Wednesdays at 5:30 pm for a three hour bike ride around Greene County. This is open to members and non-members.

Pricing

Non-Member: 0.00

Couch to 5K Corporate Challenge

Ages: 12 and above

Saturdays 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Apr 17 2017 - Jun 5 2017

Albany YMCA

This 8-week program is designed to prepare you no matter your fitness level to run or walk a 5K. Based on jog/walk interval training, this program teaches you the proper form and pacing needed to successfully complete a 5K event. Enjoy our supportive, motivating environment as you prepare to run or walk your first 5K.

Pricing

Member: 50.00

Non-Member: 80.00

Couch 2 5K

Ages: 12 and above

Thursdays 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Apr 6 2017 - Jun 8 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