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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.

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Monday, June 8, 2020

Tai Chi Active Older Adults

9:00am - 9:50am (50 min)
Gym 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

9:00am - 9:50am (50 min)
Determined Studio with Janie L.

Enhance Fitness is a fitness class for Active Older Adults, especially those with Arthritis, to help improve strength and range of motion for daily tasks.

Tuesday, June 9, 2020

Silver Sneakers Classic Active Older Adults

9:00am - 9:55am (55 min)
Gym 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.

Thursday, June 11, 2020

Silver Sneakers Classic Active Older Adults

9:00am - 9:50am (50 min)
Gym 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.

Friday, June 5, 2020

River Challenge Water Fitness

9:00am - 10:00am (1 hrs)
with Angela K.

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. 

Monday, June 8, 2020

River Challenge Water Fitness

9:00am - 10:00am (1 hrs)
with Angela K.

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. 

Tuesday, June 9, 2020

Arthritis Water Fitness Water Fitness

9:30am - 10:15am (45 min)
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.

Wednesday, June 10, 2020

River Challenge Water Fitness

9:00am - 10:00am (1 hrs)
with Angela K.

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. 

Water Fitness Water Fitness

5:30pm - 6:30pm (1 hrs)
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, June 11, 2020

Arthritis Water Fitness Water Fitness

9:30am - 10:15am (45 min)
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.