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: Social Groups, Aquatics Programming, Group Exercise, Sports, & Group Interests

**The “Register Online” button only works during scheduled registration weeks unless otherwise noted. **Program schedules and fees are subject to change.


Runs February 24 – April 13, 2019
Registration is closed.

Runs April 14 – June 8
Member Registration: March 30 – April 11
Non-Member Registration: April 6-11

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


Questions? Please contact Michelle Gonzalez, Aquatics Director, at or 724.452.9122 x218

Schedules are available on the Aquatic Schedules page.

Private Swim Lessons

3+ years old
Seven (7) 30-minute lessons: Member $161  |  Non-Member $240

Private Swim Lesson Application

Private Swim Lesson Q & A

  1. What qualifies someone to take private lessons? Some participants are able to benefit more from a one-on-one experience; it lets them focus on their skills going at their own pace.
  2. How do I register for private lessons? Fill out an application. Without filling out an application you CAN NOT register. It is necessary for the process so that Aquatics Staff can meet your every need and fit you with an adequate Swim Instructor.
  3. Where can I get an application? Online: Private Swim Lesson Application
    Michelle Gonzalez, Aquatics Director, will review your application and call you to schedule an appropriate time to start your private lessons!
  4. What do I do next? Once you have received the information from the Aquatics Director, you may pay for your lessons at the Membership Desk.
  5. How many private lessons can I schedule? The flexibility of private lessons is what makes the so desirable. You have seven half-hour private swim lessons to schedule with your private lesson instructor. Near the end of the seven lessons, your instructor will assist you in how to register for additional lessons.
  6. Do I get to choose my own instructor? On our application, there is a spot for you to request a private swim lesson instructor. We will do you best to accommodate those requests, however, not all of our swim lesson instructors will be teaching privately.

Water Fitness Classes


A new class that specializes in progressions and regressions. This class is for everyone and three different levels of each move will be taught. You determine how easy or hard you want to work. We will work the entire body and use many different pieces of equipment.


This warm water recreational exercise program is 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!


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.


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!


This tried and true program is a member favorite! By combining stationary & traveling circuits of cardio and strength moves using the resistance from the water, your endurance & balance will be challenged while having fun!


Through the use of equipment and body positions, resistance is added to create a shallow-water fitness program that targets muscular strength and endurance, range of motion and balance skills.


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.


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 this class. Aqua Zumba blends a safe, challenging, water-based workout that’s cardio-conditioning, body-toning, and most of all, exhilarating beyond belief.


20 seconds of high intensity or concentrated moves with 10 seconds recovery. This is a fun and energetic class that will get your blood pumping.


This class uses hand buoys and other equipment for upper body strength and cardio in the deep and shallow ends of the pool. Class finishes with resistance bands in the shallow end to concentrate on toning and sculpting the lower body.


10 minute segments alternating between cardio and toning with every piece of equipment in the closet!


Using both deep and shallow ends of the pool, this class includes intervals of cardio moves that will get your heart pumping and then finishes with 15 minutes of ab work.


By combining cardio exercises and suspended positions, this class uses a variety of moves and equipment to strengthen your core while also challenging your balance and agility.


A new class that is designed to make easy transitions for your body. We will focus on the mobility matrix of your joints to help you improve your daily function all while having fun to great music.


High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT) cycles include 20-30 seconds of hard intensity with 10 second recovery. Class begins in the deep end and finishes in the shallow end.


Grab a set of heavy and light weights and join this intense muscle-building class! Through a series of exercise with a heavy set of weights using lower reps and then repeating the same exercise using a lighter set of weights with higher reps, participants will work on sculpting their upper and lower body.


A fun mixture of dance, cardio and toning.


This no no-nonsense, no frills, non-stop weight workout will push you just hard enough to get results! Each weight segment is followed by 2 minutes of intense standing ab work to test your stamina.


This class begins with cardio in the deep end with a belt, transitions to suspended moves in shoulder deep water, and finishes with toning exercises in the shallow end.


This class is one third cardio, one third deep water or resistance training, and one third weightlifting, to challenge you beyond your comfort zone – concentrating on cardio, abs and strength training using resistance paddles.

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Please contact Kathy Hensler, Healthy Living Director, at with all Healthy Living program questions.


All Land & Cycle Group Exercise Classes are FREE!!! (*-denotes small group training program; see Class/Program Information schedule for fee.)


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.


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.


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.


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.


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


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


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


Increase your core strength and stability through this class.


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


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


This introduction class teaches the fundamentals of boxing, including how to properly wrap your hands for the gloves, how to stand, and how to do basic punch moves. The class is geared towards helping participants feel comfortable so that they will be able to attend the regular Fitness Boxing class.


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


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


Stay Active and Independent for Life (SAIL) is an evidence-based, strength, balance and fitness program for adults 60+. Classes are specifically designed to help improve balance and mobility; reducing the risk of falls and improving quality of life. Each class can be tailored to fit individual needs and are perfect for any fitness level – you can even participate sitting down!


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.


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.


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.


Tai chi is a system of gentle physical exercise and stretching. Each posture flows into the next without pause, ensuring that your body is in constant motion. Benefits include: improved balance, flexibility, fitness, and stress relief.


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!


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


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!


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.


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


All Land & Cycle Group Exercise Classes are FREE!!!


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!


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.


(*-see Class/Program Information schedule for small group training program fee.)


Learn to run with a group of motivated people that can encourage you along the way. Proper warm up, run techniques, and final stretching will be taught.


This strength and conditioning program will include compound movements like deadlifts and squats.  A progressive plan will be developed to help participants achieve their goals.


Learn to do a HIIT (High Intensity Interval Training) workout on a variety of exercise cardio equipment.


This strength training program is designed for ages 60+ and focuses on balance, stability, and strength.


Using our Precor treadmills, this class can help improve your endurance and speed. This class also includes strength training with a Core focus.


This 45 minute 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.


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


This strength training program for women includes a variety of exercise apparatus for a full body workout with emphasis on Core Strength, Flexibility, Balance, and proper form.


(*-denotes small group training program; see Class/Program Information schedule for fee.)


Participants will work with trained Healthy Heart Ambassadors for the duration of the four-month program. To qualify, participants will: • Be at least 18 years old • Be diagnosed with high blood pressure • Not have experienced a recent cardiac event • Not have atrial fibrillation or other arrhythmias. During this time, participants will be encouraged to: • Self-measure their blood pressure at least two times per month • Attend two personalized consultations per month • Attend monthly nutrition education seminars. Participants will record their blood pressure readings using an easy-to-use, self-selected tracking tool. The Y will provide options for participants who need a home blood pressure monitor. Full program details available on the “Take Action To Improve Heart Health” flyer.

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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.

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This program is for anyone who has risk factors of Prediabetes and does not have a current diabetes diagnosis. The Diabetes Prevention Program promotes a lifestyle change that can help you make lasting improvements to reduce your risk of Type 2 Diabetes. This program is part of the National Diabetes Prevention Program, led by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

You may have Prediabetes and be at risk for Type 2 Diabetes if you:

* Are 45 years of age or older
* Are overweight
* Have a family history of type 2 diabetes
* Are physically active fewer than 3 times per week
* Have had diabetes while pregnant (gestational diabetes)
or have given birth to a baby who weighed more than 9 pounds
* Fasting plasma glucose of 100-125 mg/dl
* A1c of 5.7-6.4

This program provides:

* A CDC-approved curriculum
* The skills you need to lose weight, be more physically active and manage stress
* A trained lifestyle coach to guide and encourage you
* Support from other participants with the same goals as you
* 26 weekly informational sessions
* 13 bi-monthly informational sessions
* Private group exercise session

Register Online

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Personal Training Information

(visit the Membership Benefits page for more information about Personal Training!)

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Program schedules are available on the Facility Schedules page.

Questions? Please contact Ashley Vranick, Youth & Family Director, at or 724.452.9122 x217

(*-see Class/Program Information schedule for fee.)


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


Pickleball combines elements of tennis, table tennis, badminton, and racquetball. Come enjoy  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. Bring your own equipment!

“Pickleball is very popular with seniors and everyone who picks it up.”

View the most up-to-date Senior Pickleball schedule here.

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


Are you curious about the game of Pickleball? Come to one of our beginner clinics and learn how to play. We will not only learn the rules of the game, but practice skills to help you build your confidence on the court. By the end of your first clinic you will be more confident and ready to play.


Open to ages 18+. Tang Soo Do is a traditional Korean Martial Art that teaches the values of integrity, concentration, self-control and perseverance while emphasizing skills in practical self-defense. Registration is required monthly, available the 15th through the end of the month.

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Join us for fun, fellowship, and card games!

  • Rummy 500 is played on Wednesdays; we provide the meeting space & coffee, you provide the cards & snacks.


Do you want to dance? Getting started is very easy here at the Y. Our instructors will have you dancing two dances (fast swing and slow romantic) the very first night. Our class is “user-friendly” & fun! There won’t be any changing of partners, unflattering costumes, or recitals! Make this your new Date Night! This is designed as a beginner’s class, but experienced dancers are welcome to brush up on the basics and to practice with the group on a “drop-in” basis. Individualized coaching will be available during the practice time. Dress comfortably; come to have fun and make some new friends. Maybe go out to dinner after class, or even out dancing with your new friends! Questions? Please contact Ashley Vranick, Youth & Family Director, at or 724.452.9122 x217


Join us for some much needed relaxation time. This thought provoking study focuses on books with Christian messages as well as creating bonds and making new friends. Enjoy a good book and good weekly conversation. Coffee and water is provided to all participants. Book & KidQuarium are included at no additional cost. Questions? Please contact Ashley Vranick, Youth & Family Director, at or 724.452.9122 x217

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