Active Older Adults

The Gaston County Family YMCA is full of adults interested in staying active as they age. Programs, services, trips, and classes are specifically designed to keep them busy and invested in our community!



The Y is the community hub for volunteerism! Contact Sharon Stephens for upcoming volunteer projects by emailing or call her at 704.865.8551.


Silver & Fit

The Silver&Fit program is designed for older adults! By exercising regularly and meeting new people, you can be Silver, Fit, and Fabulous® too! This wellness program is offered through your health insurance. To see if your health plan offers Silver & Fit please visit the Silver & Fit website or stop by your local YMCA front desk today!

Printable Information Available – Silver & Fit Information

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If you’re a group retiree, or part of a Medicare Advantage or Medicare Supplement Health plan, you may already have a SilverSneakers membership. This active adult wellness program is offered to many Medicare plans across the nation. To see if your health plan offers the SilverSneakers® Fitness program visit the SilverSneakers website or stop at your local YMCA front desk today!

The Gaston County Family YMCA is excited to offer SilverSneakers memberships and classes!

Healthways SilverSneakers Fitness



Programs at Pharr

Senior Holiday Ball

The YMCA is ringing in to Holidays on Friday, December 4th with our Seniors!  Join your friends from the YMCA for an afternoon of lunch catered by Simonnetti’s, music, and dancing. Bring a $5 gift for a fun gift exchange!   Friday, December 4, 2015 11:00 am – 1:00 pm Stowe Family YMCA Gymnasium All…

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Active Older Adult Trips

Be Together with Friends! Active Older Adults Fall Trips   We have exactly what you are looking for in terms of fitness, family, and community. Take a look at the fall schedule of both day and overnight trips. Each trip has limited registration. Details will be shared as each trip approaches. Thursday, September 24th  Apple…

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Coffee Time

Enjoy socializing with others at each branch of the YMCA in the mornings. At almost any time from 7:00am to 10:00am coffee and conversation is always flowing.

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