ACTIVE OLDER ADULT ACTIVITIES AT THE DUNELAND FAMILY YMCA
WELCOME TO THE SENIOR CENTER AT THE DUNELAND Y
At the Duneland Family YMCA, support for a healthy aging lifestyle is becoming an increasing need- good nutrition, physical activity and social interaction, all for a better us.
As a leading voice on improving overall health, the Y accepts the responsibility to find ways to serve our aging population, not only for individual health and well-being, but for overall community health. The Duneland Family YMCA encourages all adults to develop behavior that is crucial to healthy aging, including healthy eating, physical activity and social interaction.
The Duneland Family YMCA Senior Center provides physical, recreational, and educational opportunities to seniors in our community. Visit us or call (219) 926-4204 to learn how we can help you stay connected and remain independent. We welcome adults age 60 and over to come to join in the fun!
The Duneland Family YMCA has many programs and group exercise classes for our older adult and senior members. The Duneland Family YMCA Senior Center provides physical, recreational, and educational opportunities to seniors in our community. We welcome adults age 60 and over to come to join in the fun! The Senior Center is open Monday and Friday every week from 11:15am to 2:00pm. A variety of activities are available to participants. These include Exercise, Bingo, Euchre, and Bunco. As well as Health screenings, Art classes, and Wellness Presentations. Please see our updated monthly activity calendars for more details.
Stay active and feel your best at any age! Browse our program offerings below!
Table games, pot lucks, walking clubs, art classes, and so much more keep you connected and actively participating in your community.
Get excited to discover new places! We invite you to join us on one of our special lunch destination day trips throughout the year. Reserve your spot by signing up in our Senior Center!
Because we know that healthy lifestyles are achieved through nurturing mind, body and spirit, well-being, the Y offers a wide range of free fitness classes led by trained, responsive, and fun instructors. Classes designed for active older adults include Building Fit Friends, Silver Sneakers Classics, Y-B Fit, plus more! Participating at the Y brings many rewards and helps you to be more active and stay independent longer.
HEALTH SCREENINGS AND WELL-BEING SPECIAL EVENTS
A variety of classes and services to help prevent and manage disease as well as promote safe, healthy activity. Stay up to date with monthly wellness events by checking the Senior Center Schedule. These programs are FREE for Duneland Family YMCA Members and offered for a fee for Non-Members.
MEMBERSHIPS FOR ACTIVE OLDER ADULTS
As we age, it is increasingly important to stay active and exercise regularly. At the Y, older adults can take advantage of membership options and exercise programs designed for them while benefiting from social events ranging from potlucks to group outings and community service opportunities.
Regardless of age, income, or race, as a YMCA, we are welcome to ALL. To help us fulfill this mission, we offer a discounted membership to seniors based on income. Qualifying Senior Citizen Members (65 yrs old and up) are also not required to pay a Joining Fee.
THERE ARE MANY BENEFITS TO JOINING OUR YMCA AS A SENIOR, INCLUDING:
- Full access to all group exercise classes, including senior specific:
- Y-B Fit
- Building Fit Friends
- Silver Senakers Classics
How to Qualify
- Must be 65 or older
We are glad to say that we currently accept SilverSneakers Members. This is a program fun and energizing program that help older adults take greater control of their health by encouraging physical activity and offering social events.
What Do I Need to do to Apply?
Check with your healthcare provider to see if you qualify! Once you are enrolled in a health plan, stop in and see us to complete our registration form and begin utilizing your benefits today! Stop by the Y to get a Silver Sneakers membership form.