Programs

 
 

Active Older Adult activities are FREE to members. Activity Members can participate for a reduced daily fee of $4.50/day Monday-Friday before 12pm. An 18-visit punch card is also available for $60.


SENIOR TRX
The TRX strap is a great tool for seniors to improve their balance, increase joint mobility and stability, and gain muscular strength. You will use the strap to push, pull, and lift your own bodyweight, under the guidance of a certified Personal Trainer.

20th Ave: Visit Group exercise class schedule for dates and times.

FEE: (per full 7-week session) $15 Member, $30 Activity Member

ARTHRITIS AQUATICS
This class offers water excercises for joint movement and maintaining strength. The ability to swim is not required as all classes are offered in shallow pool which at its deepest point is less than 31/2 feet. Participants also enjoy a social and recreational component.

Downtown: TUES., THURS., FRI., 11:00- 11:45 a.m. FAMILY POOL
                 MON., WED., 5:00- 5:45 p.m. FAMILY POOL

20 Ave: MON., WED., FRI., 10:15- 11:00 a.m. FAMILY POOL

FEE: FREE to Y Members, Activity Members $3 per class or $60 for 30-day program pass (available at front desk).

WALK FOR FITNESS: Anyone over 55 years of ages can use our walking track to walk free of charge during specified times:
20th Avenue: Monday-Friday 5-8am

SENIOR AEROBIC DANCE: Get a great workout while incorporating fun movements from Latin, swing, jazz, and other popular dance styles. A low-impact dance class (no partner needed). Dancing has been shown to improve cardiovascular health, balance, muscular endurance and strength, coordination, and mental sharpness and clarity.

SENIOR WATER FITNESS: This class is designed to be a solid aerobic workout without stress to your joints.

STRETCH, FLEX & BALANCE: Stretch your muscles from head to toe and improve balance using simple yoga and Pilates moves. 

SENIOR CORE: This class uses exercises on mats on the floor to strengthen the core, improve balance, and increase flexibility. Moves include Pilates, yoga and weight training.

SENIOR CYCLING: Take a fun-filled group ride that is fitting for beginners and seasoned cyclists.

SENIOR CONDITIONING: This class helps improve your cardiovascular endurance and muscular strength with a motivating standing workout. Weights, tubes and some rhythmic moves will help you stay in the groove. A chair is offered for support if needed. Class takes place at the Downtown Y.


LOW IMPACT AEROBICS: Class offers a full body workout that will help you move without high impact moves. Class takes place at the Downtown Y.

INTERMEDIATE CHAIR YOGA: This class will incorporate yoga poses that are standing, chair-based and floor-based on a mat. 

SENIOR PILATES: Pilates offers unique opportunities for participants to work on core muscles and toning. This version is less strenuous than a "regular" Pilates class. 

NEW! HEALTHWAYS BOOM!
  • BOOM MOVE IT- A dance workout class that improves cardio endurance and burns calories starting with simple dance moves then building into more complex sequences.
  • BOOM MUSCLE- Athletic based moves that improve upper body conditioning. Muscle conditioning blocks at all different levels are used to offer many different levels and varieties to choose from. The focus of this class is on toning muscles and building overall body strength.
  • BOOM MIND-This unique class takes the best from Yoga and Pilates  and combines it into one fusion class. Designed to relax the body and mind with peaceful music and rhythmic body movements. The focus of this class is on the core, lower body strength and balance.

 
Dan Braun, Active Aging & Special Initiatives Director
Email:danbraun@oshkoshymca.org
Phone:(920) 230-8915