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 Susan Blanton for upcoming volunteer projects by emailing email@example.com 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
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!
Active Older Adult Trips
Be Together with Friends! We have exactly what you are looking for in terms of fitness, family, and community. Take a look our upcoming schedule of both day and overnight trips. Each trip has limited registration. Tuesday, March 15 – Textile Lanes Are you ready to BOWL? Join your friends for a fun morning together! Textile Lanes…
Feeling lucky? Join the Stowe Family YMCA for lunch and BINGO! Lunch and BINGO prizes are included in the cost. Who: You! What: Lunch and BINGO! Where: Stowe Family YMCA Community Room When: First Thursday of each month 12:15 pm Cost: $5 at the door Please contact Mary Lima with questions at…
Get fit and have fun playing pickleball in the Stowe Family YMCA gymnasium! This fun group meets once weekly from September to May. Come ready to play! Days & Times: Thursdays, 9:00 am – 12:00 pm This group does not meet during the summer months.
Moving for Better Balance
South Gaston Family YMCA and Stowe Family YMCA Moving for Better Balance is an evidence-based fall prevention program for older adults. The program protocol consists of a core 8-form routine and a subroutine of eight integrated therapeutic movements, which, collectively, involve a set of simple, rhythmic Tai Chi-based actions. The 12 week 24 session program…
Join us for fellowship! All are welcome to join this great group that meets in the Stowe Family YMCA Community Room weekly from September to May. All items purchased include all firings and any paints or stains needed to complete the project. Prices are reasonable. The instructor is Sue Bullock from Kings Mountain. Come and…
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.
Get fit and have fun playing badminton in the Stowe Family YMCA gymnasium! This fun group meets twice weekly from September to May. Come ready to play! Days & Times: Tuesdays & Fridays, 9:15 am – 11:15 am This group does not meet during the summer months.