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Activities & Fitness for Active Older Adults

The Y offers a place for active older adults to participate in activities and fitness programs. Choose to participate in programs provided to all ages or those specialy designed for seniors with less mobility. 

Fitness Programs

Our Active Older Adult members are welcome at any and all of our classes. Our low-impact land and group exercise classes are free to members and available at regularly scheduled times, found here.


Programs designed just for active older adults include our Fine Art of Aging Creatively art programs,  technology workshops, games clubs and more.



Anji  Fazio
Director of Healthy Living and Fitness

215.348.8131, x1194


John Dee
Associate Director of Membership



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Living Active
Living Active
Coffe Talk for AOA
Sit & Be Fit

Beginner - Intermediate, Formerly Forever Fit

For older adults or those new to exercising, class aims to improve muscle strength, cardio fitness, bone density and balance. Sit and Be Fit Plus includes more standing routines.

Spin & Beginner Spin

Learn bike setup, proper form and basic spinning techniques. Class moves at a slower pace. All levels are welcome.

Strength & Conditioning

Beginner - Advanced
Increase stamina, strength and flexibility with the use of free weights, bands, balls and other fitness equipment.

Zumba, Chair Zumba

Zumba and chair zumba offers the fun of Zumba with modified moves and pace. Music includes Latin salsa, merengue, cumbia and reggaeon. Chair may be used during this class.

Tai Chi & Pilates

Tai Chi is a Chinese movement art and a class where muscles are strengthened, blood circulation regulated, spirit stimulated and body refreshed. Program promotes balance, digestion and increase internal energy. Pilates is a progressive series of floor exercises and standing postures to enhance and develop flexibility strength and balance. Chair must be used and movements demonstrated at a slower pace and with more modifications.

Arts & Humanities
Cooking (8-12 years)
Drawing I (5 to 8 yrs)
Family Painting Workshop (All Ages)
Drawing II (9 to 12yrs)
Elementary Art (6 to 12 yrs)
Manga/Anime Workshop (9 to 14 yrs)
Origami Workshop (6 to 12 yrs)
Preschool 3-D Art (3-5 yrs)
Preschool Drawing and Painting (3 to 6 yrs)
Reclaimed T-Shirt Bands Workshop (6 to 12 yrs)
STEM (Grades 1-6)
The Fine Art of Aging Creatively: Active Older Adults

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