The Y is proud to offer a variety of Active Older Adults programs committed to helping seniors maintain a healthy lifestyle and strengthen social ties. Participants in the program enjoy group outings, health education seminars, group fitness classes, volunteer opportunities and events designed to promote mental agility, good health and independence. Basic daily exercise provides many health benefits and may decrease illness, chronic disease, fatigue and the risk of falling.
Kernersville Family YMCA
Active Older Adults
Senior Fitness Programs
Sassy Seniors class 11:00-11:45AM
(Low Impact cardio class mixed with muscular strength and balance moves)
Senior Stretch & Yoga class 12:00-12:45AM
(a gentle form of yoga)
Tuesdays and Thursdays
Silver Sneakers class 11:00-11:45AM
(This class will focus on muscular strength, balance, coordination, and range of movement. Light hand weights, small rubber balls, resistance bands, and chairs will be used)
Wednesdays and Fridays
Sizzlin’ Seniors class 11:00-11:45AM
(A low impact cardio class that focuses on Latin and other dance moves)
SilverSneakers® is a preventative exercise program that enhances the quality of life for older adults across the country. Retirees and those eligible for Medicare can check with their Health Care provider to see if they qualify for SilverSneakers®, which gives participant a free Metro membership to the Y. Through the program, members gain access to customized SilverSneakers® classes that improve strength, flexibility, balance and endurance. This program combines health, wellness and fitness so seniors feel empowered and build friendships.