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!

Togetherhood

 

The Y is the community hub for volunteerism! Contact Susan Blanton for upcoming volunteer projects by emailing sblanton@gastonymca.org 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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SilverSneakers

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 Stowe


Monthly BINGO

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…

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Pickleball

Get fit and have fun playing pickleball in the Stowe Family YMCA gymnasium! This fun group meets once weekly. Come ready to play! Pickleball is a game resembling tennis in which players use paddles to hit a perforated plastic ball over a net. Players at the Y will help you learn to love the game! School Year Days…

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Ceramics

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…

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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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Badminton

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.

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