Active Older Adult

We believe in providing the support, guidance and resources needed for everyone to achieve greater health and well-being for their spirit, mind and body

The classes listed below are suggestions for New to Exercisers / Active Older Adults.
View our Adult page for details on all the adult programs and classes we offer!

Ages: 18+ years old
Categories: Aquatics Programming, Group Exercise, Sports, & Group Interests

Calendar

SPRING
Runs: Apr. 9 – June 3, 2017
Registration is closed.

SUMMER I
Runs: June 4 – July 15, 2017
Member Registration: May 20 – June 1, 2017
Non-Member Registration: May 27 – June 1, 2017

SUMMER II
Runs: July 16 – August 26, 2017
Member Registration: July 1-13, 2017
Non-Member Registration: July 8-13, 2017


UPCOMING SPECIAL EVENTS:

View the Upcoming Events page for details about all Special Events.


SwimmerAQUATIC PROGRAMMING

Please contact Michelle Gonzalez, Aquatics Coordinator, at mgonzalez@bcfymca.org with any additional Aquatics Programming questions.

 

Schedules are available on the Aquatic Schedules page.

Private Swim Lessons
seven 30-minute lessons: Member $147  |  Non-Member $220

Private Swim Lesson Application – Fall/Winter/Spring

Ages 3+
Benefits of a private swim instructor include:

  • Ability to focus better working one-on-one
  • Individual guidance to perfect your stroke technique
  • Convenience of scheduling with your own instructor.

REGISTRATION:
An application is required before registration. Please find the application at the Member Service Desk or the link above and return to the Aquatic Coordinator. After application is received you will be contacted by the Aquatic Department.


Water Fitness Classes

Water Fitness Classes

20/20/20
Included in membership – no registration

After a warm up, we’ll be using our own bodies to create resistance in the water to get that heart pumping. Next, we’ll use equipment to create resistance and keep that heart rate going.  Last, we’ll finish with hydro Pilates to work the core and then relax with a cool down and yoga stretches.


AQUA ARTHRITIS
Included in membership – no registration

Warm water recreational exercise program designed for people with impaired joint motion. The purpose is to reduce pain and stiffness and increase joint range of motion while having fun with basic resistance movements and water walking.  Beginners welcome!


AQUA ATTACK
Included in membership – no registration

This is a true water course; your feet will rarely touch the bottom of the pool. Through the use of aqua jogging belts, hand buoys, and weights you will strengthen your core, as well as build endurance and strength in your extremities.


AQUA BLAST
Included in membership – no registration

We change it up every week but all classes involve cardio, core control and weight bearing exercises. This is for those looking for a challenge.


AQUA BOOT CAMP
Included in membership – no registration

Devoted to improving your all around ability in the water through the use of weights, aqua jogging belts, and fins; this endurance class will push you to your limits!


AQUA CIRCUIT
Included in membership – no registration

With a focus on building stamina and strength, we’ll execute 3 to 4 circuits designed to increase your heart rate, work out the major muscle groups and attack the abdominals all in one class.  Includes a warm up and cool down segment.


AQUA TONING
Included in membership – no registration

Aqua Toning is the perfect way to sculpt your body naturally while having a total blast.  Learn how to use light weights to enhance rhythm and tone all the target zones, including arms, abs and thighs.


AQUA ZUMBA
Included in membership – no registration

Known as the Zumba “pool party,” Aqua Zumba gives new meaning to the idea of an invigorating workout. Splashing, stretching, twisting, along with shouting, laughing, hooting and hollering are often found during an Aqua Zumba class. Aqua Zumba blends a safe, challenging, water-based workout that’s cardio-conditioning, body-toning, and most of all, exhilarating beyond belief.


AQUABATA
Included in membership – no registration

Tabata cycles of 20 seconds with 10 second recovery.  We will do 8 rounds of Tabatas with or without equipment in three different levels to get a full body workout.


CORE & MORE
Included in membership – no registration

A class focused on aerobic/tone circuit class designed to increase strength and stamina.  There are 4 circuits focusing on abs, oblique, back and arms.  Each circuit gets progressively more challenging as you develop cardio endurance and core strength.  The progressive circuit approach empowers beginners to improve at their own pace while giving advanced users a complete hard-core workout.  Get ready to work!


H20 ENERGY
Included in membership – no registration

Segments of high intensity training followed by ab work and strength building.  You won’t be bored since we use almost every piece of equipment.


HIIT CIRCUIT
Included in membership – no registration

High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT) cycles include 20-30 seconds of hard intensity with 10 second recovery.  We start in the deep end and work our way to the shallow.


HYDRO MIX
Included in membership – no registration

Deep water cardio mixed with shallow water resistance and strength training, we will rotate equipment each week (resistance bands, hand buoys, weights, and kickboards).


HYDRO SPLASH
Included in membership – no registration

This class combines range of motion exercises with low impact cardio and muscle toning and strengthening.  We’ll be using our own body weight, resistance equipment and noodles, ending with a relaxing cool down and stretch.


MUSCLE UP!
Included in membership – no registration

This weight workout flows continuously from one move to the next in shallow water using circuits of Back/Legs/Chest and Biceps/Triceps/Shoulders. For maximum results, we also use active rest periods in between circuits to focus on abdominals.


PURE CARDIO
Included in membership – no registration

This is a non-stop, incredibly challenging cardio class designed for those demanding a very high-intensity program.  If your goal is to improve your stamina and endurance this workout is perfect for you.  We’ll be performing aqua running, plyometric and power movements in both the vertical and horizontal positions.  We’ll mix it up by adding equipment to make it even more challenging.


READY, SET FRIDAY!
Included in membership – no registration

Low to medium intensity, perfect for those transitioning to a challenging workout.


S SQUARED
Included in membership – no registration

Let’s attack every major muscle group and use STRENGTH & STAMINA to blast away calories in a non-stop, full-body, shallow water workout using weights to strengthen and build muscles to reveal a stronger, fitter YOU!


TORCH & TONE
Included in membership – no registration

It’s like two workouts in one!  Designed to use compound moves to train multiple muscle groups at one time using light weights and buoyant equipment. Engaging more muscles at one time means you are automatically torching extra calories with every minute. These compound moves drive your body straight into the cardio zone – giving you both strength training and cardio at once.


TRIPLE THREAT
Included in membership – no registration

This class is one third cardio, one third deep water or resistance training, and one third weightlifting. All of this is done in the water to support the body and help develop balance, coordination, toning, and strength. Hand buoys, weights, kickboards, pull buoys and other pieces of equipment help to make this class challenging and fun.

 

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WeightsGROUP EXERCISE CLASSES

Please contact Kathy Hensler, Healthy Living Director, at khensler@bcfymca.org with all Healthy Living questions.

LAND GROUP EXERCISE CLASSES:

(*-asterisk denotes specialty class; see programming schedule for fee.)

*AWT-CORE STRENGTH

Advanced Weight Training-Core Strength is an advanced level class focused on core stability and progression in strength training.  All muscle groups are worked in each class.  Format is based on the latest science to effectively build strength.  Instructor is a certified personal trainer.


BARRE

Tap into the hottest trend in fitness!  Barre is a safe program that will lean, tone and strengthen your body.  Using a combination of postures inspired by ballet and other disciplines like yoga and pilates, the class will focus on strength training combined with range–of-motion movements.


BEGINNER ZUMBA

Do you like to dance?  Do you need to exercise?  Beginner Zumba is a dance party that makes exercise FUN!  The steps are easy.  YOU CAN DO THIS.


BEGINNER YOGA

This class is designed to teach the practice of yoga.  Class is slower paced than other yoga classes, and is focused on developing clear and safe understanding of breathing, deeper understanding of anatomy, posture, and alignment in foundational poses.


*BODY PUMP

The original barbell class that strengthens your entire body.  This 60-minute workout challenges all your major muscle groups by using the best weight-room exercises.  Great music and awesome instructors inspire you to get the results you came for – and fast.


*BODY PUMP EXPRESS

This class is geared toward the new Body Pump participant.  This class begins with a 15 minute introduction focusing on proper barbell techniques.  A 30 minute barbell workout follows the intro which will strengthen the entire body.  Perfect for a new exerciser who wants to incorporate strength into their workout.


BOOT CAMP

High energy explosive full body workout.


CARDIO KICKBOXING

Aerobic kickboxing incorporates floor aerobics, punching and kicking techniques without a heavy bag.  The class will also include core work.  All fitness levels are welcome.


CARDIO LITE

This moderate intensity cardiovascular workout is safe and beneficial for EVERYONE and “ideal” for the new exerciser and those needing a workout that is joint friendly.


CARDIO MIX

This class is a FUN, high energy class taught in a way that everyone can find the right intensity.


CARDIO STEP

Basic step combinations and high energy cardio moves combined into a one hour power class.  Fun for all exercise levels.


CARDIO TABATAS

Raise the bar on your current aerobic workout and challenge yourself to higher intensity training intervals. Appropriate for all exercise levels.


CARDIO/WEIGHT INTERVALS

This class includes both cardiovascular intervals and with weight training.  A perfect fit for all exercise abilities.


CORE BALANCE

Increase your core strength and stability through this class.


*DELAY THE DISEASE™

This program is a life-changing exercise and mobility program expressly designed for people with a diagnosis of Parkinson’s Disease. The program improves the physical, mental, and emotional realities of PD patients.


FITNESS 101

Focuses on cardiovascular endurance & also includes muscular strength, muscular endurance & flexibility.


*FITNESS BOXING

Learn basic boxing fundamentals in a controlled fitness environment.  Total body strength with emphasis on increasing coordination, core strength, & stabilization.  Class will utilize gloves & hand wraps.


HEAT

High-Energy-Athletic-Training. Train like an athlete at various levels of intensity focusing on total body conditioning, strength, and power.  Participants can expect cardiovascular endurance and strength drills.


HIIT

This High-Intensity-Interval-Training class will maximize your workout and increase your oxygen capacity through challenging total body exercises and structured intervals.


INTERVAL INSANITY

The perfect mix of cardio & body weight strength intervals to burn calories and build lean muscle!


INTEGRATED STRENGTH

Total body conditioning designed to stretch and strengthen you from head to toe.  It includes a blend of core strength and core conditioning exercises.


LINE DANCING

The time will fly as you move to many different types of music.  A must for anyone who LOVES to dance!


*MARTIAL ARTS POWER YOGA

“Move like water” through this unique martial arts-inspired yoga class.  Ideal for beginner and intermediate students, this class uses challenging poses and dynamic movements to build strength, balance, and flexibility.  No martial arts experience is required, but it is recommended that students have a basic understanding of beginner-level yoga postures.


PILATES

Involves low-impact exercises and stretches designed to strengthen muscles of the torso, hips and low back.


*POWER UP MORNING YOGA

Find flow and focus with this invigorating power yoga class.  Ideal for all abilities, this Vinyasa-based sequence warms and strengthens the spine, hips, shoulders and core.  Connect breath with movement as you flow through a series of standing, balancing, and seated postures.  Class ends with a brief meditation (Savasana) to help students focus on the day ahead.


SENIOR YOGA

This class will move your body through a complete series of seated and standing yoga poses.  Chair support is offered to safely perform a variety of postures designed to increase flexibility, balance and range of movement.  Restorative breathing exercises and a final relaxation will promote stress reduction and mental clarity.


SILVERSNEAKERS® CLASSIC

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.


*SLO-GA YOGA

Enjoy a perfect combination of breathing and movement by slowly working the muscles with alignment-based yoga postures.  Gradually building heat in the body through a flow of poses, we will clear the mind. Class will close with deep relaxation.  Special attention is given to modifications of traditional yoga poses for all levels.


SPORTS CARDIO

This class will include cardio, agility, balance, plyometrics and strength training rolled into one amazing workout.  You don’t have to be an athlete to participate, but you will feel like one when you are done.


TOUGH MOTHERS

A total body workout for parents and their kids.  Cardio drills, strength training, core exercises and stretching will increase overall fitness.


XFIT RIG

Xfit Rig is an efficient total body workout!  This one hour circuit takes your agility and stamina to new heights. Utilizing Kettlebells, Corebags, Bulgarian Bags, Sandbags, Griprs, Core Momentum Trainers, Medballs, Slam balls, and more!  This class delivers a great HIIT workout!


YIN YOGA

Poses apply moderate stress to the connective tissues of the body—the tendons, fascia, and ligaments—with the aim of increasing circulation in the joints and improving flexibility.


*YOGA

This class focuses on flexibility, breathing, & stress reduction utilizing traditional yoga forms anyone can do.


*Y-WEIGHT

For anyone currently overweight or trying to maintain weight.  Includes educational classes led by a certified Personal Trainer, Registered Dietitian, weigh-ins, pre and post assessments, weight loss education, group discussions, informational handouts and MOTIVATION!  This class includes all the latest weight loss research! Each participant will receive an Adult Specialty Class Punch Card (good for access into 8 specialty group exercise classes: Cycling, AWT-Core Strength, Body Pump, Fitness Boxing and Yoga) ($35 value), ONE 30-minute Personal Training session
($25 value), ONE Personal Dietitian session ($25 value) and ONE bonus weekly workout class (priceless)!  Are you looking to make a change?  Challenge yourself!  What do you have to lose but weight?

*Y-WEIGHT MINI
Same days/times as Y Weight class.  Includes private workout plus the first 20 minutes of class: weigh-in, obstacles, victories and weekly handouts.  Must have taken full Y-Weight class to be eligible to participate.


ZUMBA®

Zumba combines high energy and motivating music with unique moves and combinations that allow participants to dance away their worries. This workout is FUN AND EASY to do.


ZUMBA® GOLD

Perfect for active older adults who are looking for a modified Zumba class that recreates the original moves you love at a lower-intensity.

 

GROUP CYCLE CLASSES:

(*-asterisk denotes specialty class; see programming schedule for fee.)


*CYCLE

Come and experience group cycling at a whole new level!  The Keiser bike gives a ride closer to outside cycling and incorporates a computer that creates a training experience second to none!


*CYCLE BOOT CAMP

All the intensity of a true hard core Class.  Intense cycling, with upper and lower body strength drills, plyometrics, and core work!


*CYCLE FOR HEALTH

This class is perfect for the new exerciser or new to group cycling.  Cycling as cardiovascular exercise is easy on the joints, burns big calories & is FUN.


*FAMILY CYCLE

For youth as young as 7 years old and as tall as 4’4” to cycle accompanied by at least one parent/adult.

 

SMALL GROUP TRAINING PROGRAMS:

(*-asterisk denotes specialty class; see programming schedule for fee.)


*TREAD AND SHRED

This small group training can help improve speed and endurance with every stride while monitoring exertion level to maximize calorie burn!  This class also includes strength training with a core focus.  Expect to be pushed to go faster and climb harder than you ever would on your own. BELT IT OUT!


*TRX BODY BLAST

Engage all your muscles with this non-stop TRX workout.  Build overall strength, balance and flexibility with this total-body conditioning program.  We set the reps, you set the intensity. All Core All The Time!


*TRX BOOT CAMP

Define, delineate and detail your physique using the TRX Suspension Trainer in a boot camp style workout.   Strength, cardio, Core Plyometrics, and flexibility all together in one power class!


*TRX EXPRESS

This class will push you to new levels of strength using the TRX Suspension Trainer and your own body weight.  Be ready to feel the burn as you power through multiple sets of high tension loads.


TRX INTRO

This class teaches the fundamentals of TRX Suspension Training.  You will learn the set up and basic TRX moves for a full body workout.


 

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ShoeSPORTS

Please contact Brad Pontius, Program Director, at bpontius@bcfymca.org with all program related questions.

Click here to register for our current sports programs available: Register Online


Adult Pick-Up Basketball
Free to members – No registration

Dates and time vary throughout the year. Please reference the current Gymnasium Schedule for exact times.


Senior Pick-Up Pickle-Ball
Free to members – No registration

Pickle-ball combines elements of tennis, table tennis, badminton, and racquetball. Come enjoy pick-up games with your friends or meet someone new ones! The game is easy to learn and our volunteers and staff will help you get the hang of it. The game is played indoors and utilizes a wooden paddle and wiffleball. Equipment provided or bring your own!

“Pickle-ball is very popular with seniors and everyone who picks it up.”

View the most up-to-date Senior Pick-Up Pickle-Ball schedule here.

Schedule may be adjusted on days that Seneca Valley School District is closed.

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FamilyGROUP INTERESTS

 

 

 

Card/Game Club

Join us each week to for fun, fellowship, and of course, games.
Wednesdays & Fridays beginning at 1:00PM in the Community Rooms.


 

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