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North Kansas City YMCA

Active Older Adult Activities

We’re committed to making sure every member of our community has access to the resources they need to incorporate exercise into their daily routine for a healthier, happier lifestyle.

KU Alzheimer's Disease Center

Did you know that physical activity may help to maintain and improve brain health in older adults? Come hear how the KU Alzheimer’s Disease Center is changing the future for millions of people at risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease. Learn how you, too, can be proactive and reduce your risk through exercise and other lifestyle modifications. For more information, email KUAMP@kumc.edu or call 913.588.0555.

AOA Potluck & Bingo

Active Older Adult Events

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1999 Iron Street, North Kansas City, MO

Food, fellowship & Bingo! In November we will be celebrating all we are thankful for, especially food! Please bring a dessert or side to share that complements a traditional turkey. Meet in Community Room C. Register to attend and sign up for a dish at the AOA Bulletin Board.

Book Club

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North Kansas City YMCA
1999 Iron Street, North Kansas City, MO

Books, coffee & conversation! Meet in the coffee lounge.

November’s selection will be Arrowood by Laura McHugh. December’s selection will be A Quilter's Holiday by Jennifer Chiaverini

Linda O’Brien from the Mid-Continent Public Library will help supply books. Please contact Janie Lavelock, JanieLavelock@KansasCityYMCA.org, for help obtaining a copy. Large print versions will be available.

AOA Potluck & Bingo

Active Older Adult Events

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North Kansas City YMCA
1999 Iron Street, North Kansas City, MO

Food, fellowship & Bingo! In December, we will be enjoying a lovely holiday ham, please bring a dessert or side that you love to share during the holidays. Meet in Community Room C. Register to attend and sign up for a dish at the AOA Bulletin Board.

Craft Club

Active Older Adult Events

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North Kansas City YMCA
1999 Iron Street, North Kansas City, MO

Bring your crafts (needlework, etc.) to work on while enjoying the companionship of fellow crafters. Register to attend on the AOA Bulletin Board.

Book Club

Active Older Adult Events

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North Kansas City YMCA
1999 Iron Street, North Kansas City, MO

Books, coffee & conversation! Meet in the coffee lounge.

November’s selection will be Arrowood by Laura McHugh. December’s selection will be A Quilter's Holiday by Jennifer Chiaverini

Linda O’Brien from the Mid-Continent Public Library will help supply books. Please contact Janie Lavelock, JanieLavelock@KansasCityYMCA.org, for help obtaining a copy. Large print versions will be available.

New Theater Restaurant: Sherwood the Adventures of Robin Hood

Active Older Adult Events

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North Kansas City YMCA
Enjoy the New Theatre's production of "Sherwood the Adventures of Robin Hood". Cost is $38 per ticket and includes bus transportation.
 
Tickets are non-refundable.
 
Please register at the Welcome Center.

Wednesday, November 20, 2019

Enhance Fitness Active Older Adults

1:00pm -
Inspire Studios with Becca C.

This class is geared toward people with arthritis.  It focuses on strength, balance, and cardiovascular health.  It is an evidence-based class that requires a pre/post assessment to show your results over a 16 week period.  

Thursday, November 21, 2019

Silver Sneakers Classic Active Older Adults

8:00am -
Inspire Studios with Connie P.

Have fun and move to the music through a variety of exercises designed to increase muscular strength, range of movement and activities for daily living. Hand-held weights, elastic tubing with handles and a SilverSneakers ball are offered for resistance. A chair is available if needed for seated or standing support.

Silver Sneakers Classic Active Older Adults

1:00pm -
Inspire Studios with Becca C.

Have fun and move to the music through a variety of exercises designed to increase muscular strength, range of movement and activities for daily living. Hand-held weights, elastic tubing with handles and a SilverSneakers ball are offered for resistance. A chair is available if needed for seated or standing support.

Friday, November 22, 2019

Zumba Gold Active Older Adults

10:00am -
Determined with Dina B.

Zumba for the active adult population or the true beginning Zumba participant, this class uses the same fun Zumba recipe and is a combination of fast and slow synchronized movements designed to keep you in shape and burn calories and have fun! The class is set to great music to keep you motivated.

Enhance Fitness Active Older Adults

1:00pm -
Inspire Studios with Karen T.

This class is geared toward people with arthritis.  It focuses on strength, balance, and cardiovascular health.  It is an evidence-based class that requires a pre/post assessment to show your results over a 16 week period.  

Monday, November 25, 2019

Low Impact Aerobics Active Older Adults

8:00am -
Determined Studio with Angela K.

Low impact moves designed to provide exercise without being over strenuous on your joints.

Tai Chi Active Older Adults

8:45am -
Inspire Studios with Connie P.

Tai Chi is low impact and puts minimal stress on muscles and joints, making it generally safe for all ages and fitness levels. In fact, because tai chi is low impact, it may be especially suitable if you're an older adult who otherwise may not exercise.

Enhance Fitness Active Older Adults

1:00pm -
Inspire Studios with Becca C.

This class is geared toward people with arthritis.  It focuses on strength, balance, and cardiovascular health.  It is an evidence-based class that requires a pre/post assessment to show your results over a 16 week period.  

Tuesday, November 26, 2019

Silver Sneakers Classic Active Older Adults

8:00am -
Inspire Studios with Connie P.

Have fun and move to the music through a variety of exercises designed to increase muscular strength, range of movement and activities for daily living. Hand-held weights, elastic tubing with handles and a SilverSneakers ball are offered for resistance. A chair is available if needed for seated or standing support.

Silver Sneakers Classic Active Older Adults

1:00pm -
Inspire Studios with Kathy M.

Have fun and move to the music through a variety of exercises designed to increase muscular strength, range of movement and activities for daily living. Hand-held weights, elastic tubing with handles and a SilverSneakers ball are offered for resistance. A chair is available if needed for seated or standing support.

Wednesday, November 20, 2019

Water Fitness Water Fitness

9:00am -
Pool (2 Lap Lanes Closed) with Staff

A medium impact water class designed to provide cardiovascular conditioning, improved muscle tone and improved balance.  It is a total body workout without the stress of land based exercise.

River Challenge Water Fitness

9:00am -
Pool (Lazy River closed) with Staff

A challenging water fitness class held in the lazy river. This class uses the resistance of the current for a more challenging full body work out. 

Deep Water Fitness Water Fitness

10:00am -
Pool (2 Lap Lanes Closed) with Staff

Get a low-impact workout using the resistance of the water in the deep end of the pool. Classes are open to any level of ability, and workouts can be adapted to the intensity level that fits your goals.

Aqua Zumba Water Fitness

10:00am -
Pool (2 Lap Lanes Closed) with Staff

Come enjoy Zumba in a new way! Music and choreography unite with water to give you the total body benefits of water exercise.

Water Yoga Water Fitness

1:00pm -
Pool with Rex M.

Splash your way to a stronger body. By applying the movements of yoga in water you will get to shape up your body whilst enjoying a fun new class with fellow yoga enthusiasts. Aqua yoga is a calm and soothing experience and is ideal for anyone wanting to enjoy a twist on traditional yoga classes.

Water Fitness Water Fitness

5:30pm -
Pool (1 Lap Lane Closed) with Staff

A medium impact water class designed to provide cardiovascular conditioning, improved muscle tone and improved balance.  It is a total body workout without the stress of land based exercise.

Thursday, November 21, 2019

River Challenge Water Fitness

9:00am -
Pool (Lazy River closed) with Staff

A challenging water fitness class held in the lazy river. This class uses the resistance of the current for a more challenging full body work out. 

Arthritis Water Fitness Water Fitness

9:30am -
Pool with Staff

Exercises in this class use the resistance of the water to help you improve coordination, flexibility, and endurance, which increases your ability to perform everyday tasks.

Water Boot Camp Water Fitness

10:00am -
Pool (Lazy River closed) with Staff

Water fitness will be taken to the next level in this Boot Camp style Water Fitness Class.  This class includes resistance and endurance elements both in and out of the pool.  Class takes place in the lap lanes of the pool. 

Friday, November 22, 2019

River Challenge Water Fitness

9:00am -
Pool (Lazy River closed) with Staff

A challenging water fitness class held in the lazy river. This class uses the resistance of the current for a more challenging full body work out. 

Deep Water Fitness Water Fitness

10:00am -
Pool (2 Lap Lanes Closed) with Staff

Get a low-impact workout using the resistance of the water in the deep end of the pool. Classes are open to any level of ability, and workouts can be adapted to the intensity level that fits your goals.

Aqua Zumba Water Fitness

10:45am -
Pool (2 Lap Lanes Closed) with Staff

Come enjoy Zumba in a new way! Music and choreography unite with water to give you the total body benefits of water exercise.

Arthritis Water Fitness Water Fitness

11:30am -
Pool with Staff

Exercises in this class use the resistance of the water to help you improve coordination, flexibility, and endurance, which increases your ability to perform everyday tasks.

Water Yoga Water Fitness

1:00pm -
Pool with Rex M.

Splash your way to a stronger body. By applying the movements of yoga in water you will get to shape up your body whilst enjoying a fun new class with fellow yoga enthusiasts. Aqua yoga is a calm and soothing experience and is ideal for anyone wanting to enjoy a twist on traditional yoga classes.

Sunday, November 24, 2019

Water Fitness Water Fitness

3:00pm -
Pool with Staff

A medium impact water class designed to provide cardiovascular conditioning, improved muscle tone and improved balance.  It is a total body workout without the stress of land based exercise.

Monday, November 25, 2019

River Challenge Water Fitness

9:00am -
Pool (Lazy River closed) with Staff

A challenging water fitness class held in the lazy river. This class uses the resistance of the current for a more challenging full body work out. 

Deep Water Fitness Water Fitness

10:00am -
Pool (2 Lap Lanes Closed) with Staff

Get a low-impact workout using the resistance of the water in the deep end of the pool. Classes are open to any level of ability, and workouts can be adapted to the intensity level that fits your goals.

Arthritis Water Fitness Water Fitness

11:00am -
Pool with Staff

Exercises in this class use the resistance of the water to help you improve coordination, flexibility, and endurance, which increases your ability to perform everyday tasks.

Water Yoga Water Fitness

1:00pm -
Pool with Rex M.

Splash your way to a stronger body. By applying the movements of yoga in water you will get to shape up your body whilst enjoying a fun new class with fellow yoga enthusiasts. Aqua yoga is a calm and soothing experience and is ideal for anyone wanting to enjoy a twist on traditional yoga classes.

Water Fitness Water Fitness

5:30pm -
Pool (1 Lap Lane Closed) with Staff

A medium impact water class designed to provide cardiovascular conditioning, improved muscle tone and improved balance.  It is a total body workout without the stress of land based exercise.

Tuesday, November 26, 2019

River Challenge Water Fitness

9:00am -
Pool with Rex M.

A challenging water fitness class held in the lazy river. This class uses the resistance of the current for a more challenging full body work out. 

Arthritis Water Fitness Water Fitness

9:30am -
Pool with Staff

Exercises in this class use the resistance of the water to help you improve coordination, flexibility, and endurance, which increases your ability to perform everyday tasks.

Water Boot Camp Water Fitness

10:00am -
Pool with Staff

Water fitness will be taken to the next level in this Boot Camp style Water Fitness Class.  This class includes resistance and endurance elements both in and out of the pool.  Class takes place in the lap lanes of the pool. 

Water Fitness Water Fitness

7:30pm -
Pool (1 Lap Lane Closed) with Staff

A medium impact water class designed to provide cardiovascular conditioning, improved muscle tone and improved balance.  It is a total body workout without the stress of land based exercise.