The YMCA at Pabst Farms offers a variety of fitness classes and social activities tailored just for the active older adult.
AOA Group Exercise Classes are included in membership!
We have in-person and virtual options available. (Reservations are required for in-person classes.) Please visit our Group Exercise Schedule for the most up-to-date class availability!
SIT TO BE FIT:
Improve fitness while sitting and using your chair for support. Includes stretching, aerobic exercise and strengthening while utilizing hand weights, resistance bands and exercise balls. Beginner to moderately-high fitness levels are accommodated. Y Member FREE
A new class to practice yoga while sitting and using your chair for support. Improve muscle tone and balance, all while learning better breathing techniques and reducing stress. This class is ideal for everyone including those with health restrictions, decreased range of motion or physical challenges.
AOA CARDIO FITNESS:
A low intensity cardio workout followed by strength and flexibility that includes floor exercises. Participants should be able to get up and down from the floor.
Zumba Gold uses the same dance moves as the original Zumba class with less intense dance routines designed for beginners and older adults. The longer warm up and cool down allows participants to improve balance, flexibility and cardiovascular strength. Perfect for anyone just beginning a fitness program.
For individuals with Parkinson’s disease designed and led by Aurora physical therapists and Y wellness coaches. Working on balance, flexibility and muscular strength as well as vocal therapy. Participants must obtain medical clearance and be evaluated by class instructors prior to enrollment.
AOA STRENGTH AND BALANCE (small group training led by a personal trainer; Fee based class, click here to register.)
This class targets the older adult and addresses mobility, strength and balance to improve posture, facilitate the activities of daily living and reduce the risk of falling.
Social Opportunities at the Y
Join our AOA Bingo on Fridays from 1-2:30pm in the Senior Center with coffee and prizes!
Fridays • 1:00 – 2:30 pm
May 12, 2023
September 8, 2023
October 13, 2023
November 10, 2023
December 15, 2023
Free to Y Members • $2 Community Participants
Register at Member Services the Tuesday before Bingo that week.
Interested in playing Bridge, Sheepshead or other card games? Contact Cathi Dorn at 262-468-0469 or email at [email protected] or stop by Member Services. We will find out how much interest there is and hopefully set up a meeting time in the future!
Interested in playing Cribbage. Contact Cathi Dorn at 262-468-0469 or email at [email protected] or stop by Member Services. We will find out how much interest there is and hopefully set up a meeting time in the future!