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!
**The “Register Online” button only works during scheduled registration weeks unless otherwise noted. **Program schedules and fees are subject to change.
Runs July 15 – September 1, 2018
Registration is closed.
Runs September 2 – October 27, 2018
Member Registration: August 18-30, 2018
Non-Member Registration: August 25-30, 2018
Runs October 28 – December 22, 2018
Member Registration: October 13-25, 2018
Non-Member Registration: October 20-25, 2018
UPCOMING SPECIAL EVENTS
View the Upcoming Events page for details about all Special Events.
Please contact Michelle Gonzalez, Aquatics Coordinator, at email@example.com 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
We heard you… The Aquatics Center is proud to announce the implementation of a private swim lesson program. This program is for ages 3 and up.
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.
An application is required before registration. Please find the application at the Member Service Desk or the link above and return to the Aquatics Coordinator. After application is received you will be contacted by the Aquatic Department.
Water Fitness Classes
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.
AQUA BOOT CAMP
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.
BUOYS & BANDS
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.
CARDIO BURN & TONE
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.
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.
Deep water cardio mixed with shallow water resistance and strength training, equipment will be rotated each week (resistance bands, hand buoys, weights, and kickboards).
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.
READY, SET FRIDAY!
A fun mixture of dance, cardio and toning.
STRENGTH & STAMINA
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.
TOTAL AQUA BODY
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.
Please contact Kathy Hensler, Healthy Living Director, at firstname.lastname@example.org with all Healthy Living program questions.
LAND GROUP EXERCISE CLASSES:
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.
Basic step combinations and high energy cardio moves combined into a one hour power class. Fun for all exercise levels.
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!
INTRO TO XFIT RIG
This 30 minute class will teach you the basic moves for using the Rig Equipment. Kettlebells, corebags, sandbags, griprs, tires and sled. Great for beginners who want a full body workout that includes strength and cardio components in a fun and motivating circuit 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.
PILATES CARDIO FUSION
Take your workout to the next level with a combination of Cardio and Pilates. Enjoy a perfect blend of core strengthening Mat Pilates with cardio exercises for a full body workout.
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.
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!
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.
This class focuses on flexibility, breathing, & stress reduction utilizing traditional yoga forms anyone can do.
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.
GROUP CYCLE CLASSES:
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 fuses the body sculpting and flexibility aspects of Barre with the cardiovascular benefits of indoor cycling. This format includes 30 minutes of heart-pounding, spirit-lifting, beat-driven cycling and 30 minutes of upper body toning, core strengthening and stretching off the bike.
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.
SMALL GROUP TRAINING PROGRAMS:
(*-see Class/Program Information schedule for small group training program fee.)
*FUNDAMENTALS OF STRENGTH
This small group personal training class teaches the fundamentals of strength using a barbell and other strength equipment. Program goals are safety and confidence efficient strength techniques for a full body workout.
*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!
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.
This class teaches the fundamentals of TRX Suspension Training. You will learn the set up and basic TRX moves for a full body workout.
CHRONIC DISEASE PREVENTION PROGRAMS:
(*-denotes small group training program; see Class/Program Information schedule for fee.)
*BLOOD PRESSURE SELF-MONITORING PROGRAM
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.
*CHOOSE TO LOSE
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 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?
*CHOOSE TO LOSE MINI
Same days/times as Choose to Lose class. Includes private workout plus the first 20 minutes of class: weigh-in, obstacles, victories and weekly handouts. Must have previously completed full Choose to Lose class to be eligible to participate.
*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.
HEALTHY LIVING NUTRITION SEMINARS
These seminars will help you make better food choices! They are connected to our Blood Pressure Self- Monitoring Program but you do not need to be part of this program to attend. Monthly seminars will include: DASH-Dietary Approach to Stop Hypertension; Reducing Sodium Intake; Food Shopping, Preparation, & Cooking; Heart Healthy Eating for Life. Please see the Upcoming Events page for dates and times.
(visit the Membership Benefits page for more information about Personal Training!)
Program schedules are available on the Gym & League Schedules page.
Questions? Contact Carrie Ohorodnyk, Executive Director at email@example.com or 724-452-9122 x232
(*-see Class/Program Information schedule for fee.)
Adult Pick-Up Basketball
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. Equipment provided or bring your own!
“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.
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.
Join us for fun, fellowship, and card games! Questions? Contact Rachel McKeown, Membership Director at firstname.lastname@example.org
- Rummy 500 is played on Wednesdays; we provide the meeting space & coffee, you provide the cards & snacks.
*COUPLE’S SOCIAL DANCING
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? Contact Carrie Ohorodnyk, Executive Director at email@example.com or 724-452-9122 x232
*WOMEN’S BOOK CLUB
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? Contact Carrie Ohorodnyk, Executive Director at firstname.lastname@example.org or 724-452-9122 x232