Active Older Adults


Programs

Ballroom Dancing Made Easy

Available at: Warlick

Ballroom Dancing Made Easy is a smooth and graceful dance that combines Greystone, Hand Dance and Cha-Cha-Cha all in one dance. Participants will gain an understanding of how to perform each dance, learn to dance with a partner, and how to lead or follow that partner. Show off your progress during a final showcase at the conclusion of the season! Register in-house…

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LIVESTRONG at the YMCA

Available at: Cherryville,  Pharr,  Stowe,  Warlick

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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Senior Bowling

Available at: Stowe

Meet us at the lanes on the 3rd Tuesday of each month for some bowling fun! Lunch will be an option from The Grill and then we will enjoy bowling together. Choose 1 game or 2. Textile Lanes – 680 Park Street Belmont, NC 28012 Upcoming Events: January 16 February 20 March 20 April 17…

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Pickleball

Available at: Stowe,  Warlick

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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Low Impact Aerobics

Available at: Cherryville

This class is for everyone but especially enjoyed by our active older adults who love to dance.  It is great for all fitness levels and will increase cardiovascular and muscular endurance as well as agility, strength, flexibility and coordination. Days & Times: Monday, Wednesday, and Friday at 9:00am

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Ceramics

Available at: Stowe

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

Available at: Central,  Cherryville,  Pharr,  South Gaston,  Stowe

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

Available at: Stowe

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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Silver Sneakers Class

Available at: Cherryville

This class is designed for the older adult focusing on staying functionally fit through exercises for strength, range of motion, agility and flexibility. During this class we use a variety of equipment and can be done seated or standing. Days & Times: Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays at 10:15am

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