Active Older Adult Classes at YMCA
The Wichita Falls YMCA offers six different wellness classes with the active older adult in mind, including SilverSneakers.
STRETCH : A relaxing stretch class targeting all major muscle groups.
WATER AEROBICS (DOWNTOWN Y INDOOR POOL) : A warm-water class covering the basic principles of exercise, body posture and joint protection. The class will work on increasing strength and flexibility and improving range of motion for activities of daily living. Water dumbbells, noodles and music are used. Classes are held on a monthly basis at the Downtown YMCA Pool.
SILVERSNEAKERS® FITNESS : Have fun and move to the music through a variety of exercises designed to increase muscular strength, range of movement, and activity for daily living skills. Hand held weights, elastic tubing with handles, and balls are offered for resistance. A chair is used for seated and/or standing support. Classes are held on a monthly basis.
SILVERSNEAKERS® YOGASTRETCH : YogaStretch is taught from a seated and standing position to enhance the flow and energy created in combination with restorative breathing exercises.The class offers a variety of safe and effective options designed to increase flexibility and balance to improve each individual’s sense of well being. Classes are held on a monthly basis.
SILVERSNEAKERS® SILVERSPLASH : No swimming ability is required as you learn a format that is safe, fun and effective. This utilizes the physical properties of the water to enhance agility, range of motion and cardiovascular conditioning. Get wet, be strong, and meet new friends in SilverSplash®!
SILVER & FIT EXPERIENCE : A class for moderately active older adults who exercise in some way one or two days a week. The class is designed to increase the participant’s flexibility, joint stability, dynamic balance, coordination, agility, reaction-time, muscular strength, and cardiovascular endurance. Class is FREE with YMCA Membership.
SILVERSNEAKER® CLASSES ARE FREE TO PARTICIPANTS OF THE FOLLOWING HEALTHCARE PLANS:
AARP Medicare Supplement
United Healthcare Advantage Plan
Humana Advantage Plan (most plans)
Care N’ Care Advantage Plan
Coventry Advantage Plan
Are you eligible for Medicare benefits? Call the YMCA to find out if you are eligible for a SilverSneakers Membership at no additional cost to your health insurance!