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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.

Activities

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

  • Sep 20, 2017, 12:37 PM

    Special Events for Active Older Adults

    LOOKING AHEAD WORKSHOP
    WED | OCT 11 | 12:00-2:00 PM  | TEEN CENTER
    Looking Ahead walks you through a process that safeguards your future healthcare choices while guiding your loved ones when they must make some of life’s hardest decisions on your behalf. Take this first step toward understanding and documenting your wishes.

    TECHNOLOGY WORKSHOP
    SMART PHONE WITH WESLEY FURGUIELE
    FRI |  SEP 22 | 9:00-10:30 AM  | GENE SMITH COMMUNITY ROOM
    How to use your smart phone for photography, family albums, and storytelling learning how to utilize the camera, managing photos, managing and installing apps.   

    CPR SAFETY TIPS AND TRICKS
    WED |  OCT 25 | 1:00-2:00 PM  | TEEN CENTER
    Come and learn the basics of CPR | NOTE: This is not a CPR certification class.

    GAMES CLUB
    FRI |  SEP 8 | 10:00 AM-2:00 PM  | TEEN CENTER
    Join the Games Club to play old favorites (cards, chess & checkers) and learn to play new games (Mah-Jongg)  with a great group of people. Meet new friends or hang out with buddies.

    MEDITATION WORKSHOP | LEARN TO GET UP FROM FALLS
    MON |  SEP 25 | 12:00-1:30 PM  | TEEN CENTER
    Workshop that focuses on mindful meditation, fall prevention and what to do when you fall.

    AOA FALL PICNIC
    MON |  OCT 9 | 12:00-1:30 PM  | TEEN CENTER
    Mark your calendars more details will follow soon!  

    FINE ART OF AGING CREATIVELY
    TUE | OCT 5,12,19 | 11:30 AM-1:30 PM  | CLUBHOUSE
    One of nature’s oldest fibers will play a starring role, as you learn the beauty and joy of painting and printing onto silk. You will create a beautiful design, suitable for wearing or displaying on a wall.
    Non-Member $25

     

Contact:

Doylestown 

Anji  Fazio
Director of Healthy Living and Fitness

215.348.8131, x1194

Warminster 

John Dee
Personal Trainer

267-387-9622

Doylestown

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Fitness
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)
Drawing II (9 to 14 yrs)
Elementary Art (5 to 12 yrs)
Family Painting Workshop (All Ages)
Origami Workshop (6 to 12 yrs)
Preschool 3-D Art (3-5 yrs)
Preschool Drawing and Painting (3 to 5 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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