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 704.830.9622

 

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 Warlick-family-ymca


A Legacy of Freedom Overnight Trip

We invite you join us on an exciting 3-day trip to tour the newly opened Museum for National Peace and Justice will also include a stop at Atlanta’s King Center and Selma’s history-laden Edmund Pettus Bridge.   SAVE THE DATE to attend an informational meeting led by a Christian Tours representative: Wednesday, August 15, 7:30…

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LIVESTRONG at the YMCA

LIVESTRONG at the YMCA The Y and LIVESTRONG joined together to create LIVESTRONG at the YMCA, a free 12-week physical activity and well being program designed to help adult cancer survivors achieve their holistic health goals. The small group, research-based program offers cancer survivors a safe, supportive environment to participate in physical and social activities. Survivors work with YMCA certified…

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Pickleball

Get fit and have fun playing pickleball both in the Stowe Family YMCA and Warlick Family YMCA gymnasium! This fun group meets twice 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…

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