Group of active adults after fitness class at the YMCA

Active Older Adult Fitness

Just because we get older doesn’t mean we have to stop exercising…and it’s never too late to get moving. Exercise has been proven to promote mental agility in addition to longevity and good health. YMCA Buffalo Niagara offers a number of fitness and aquatic programs, field trips, and special events designed for the older adult. Below is a sample of our programming for active older adult members.

  • SilverSneakers®
  • Zumba® Gold
  • Chair Tai Chi

Mission Statement

YMCA Buffalo Niagara is a charitable, community based organization committed to providing programs designed to build a healthy spirit, mind, and body for all.

Fitness Programs Offered at the YMCA

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Relieve stress and build strength by incorporating the mind, body, and spirit into your workout. This hatha-based class, appropriate for all levels of students, helps improve flexibility, muscular strength, posture and alignment through yoga poses, breathing and relaxation.

Dates: September 26, 2020
Day & Time: Sat, 10:45 AM - 11:30 AM
YMCA Member Rate: $0.00   Program Member Rate: $0.00

Certified instructors teach group cycling through a simple set of movements and hand positions on specially designed stationary bikes. Catering to both the elite and recreational athlete, this high-energy group exercise class is a low impact workout that integrates music, camaraderie, and visualization, enabling you to enjoy a powerful mind body connection.

Dates: September 26, 2020
Day & Time: Sat, 9:00 AM - 9:45 AM
YMCA Member Rate: $0.00   Program Member Rate: $0.00

Relieve stress and build strength by incorporating the mind, body, and spirit into your workout. This hatha-based class, appropriate for all levels of students, helps improve flexibility, muscular strength, posture and alignment through yoga poses, breathing and relaxation.

Dates: September 26, 2020
Day & Time: Sat, 10:15 AM - 11:00 AM
YMCA Member Rate: $0.00   Program Member Rate: $0.00

For anyone looking to get lean, toned and fit ? fast. Using light to moderate weights with lots of repetition, BODYPUMP gives you a total body workout. Instructors will coach you through the scientifically proven moves and techniques pumping out encouragement, motivation and great music ? helping you achieve much more than on your own! You?ll leave the class feeling challenged and motivated, ready to come back for more.

Dates: September 26, 2020
Day & Time: Sat, 10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
YMCA Member Rate: $0.00   Program Member Rate: $0.00

A great way to relieve stress and tension, this aerobic based class combines martial arts, boxing, aerobic exercises, and strengthening exercises to increase flexibility, balance, strength, and coordination. Learn the proper way to kick and punch in a safe, non-contact environment.

Dates: September 26, 2020
Day & Time: Sat, 9:00 AM - 9:45 AM
YMCA Member Rate: $0.00   Program Member Rate: $0.00