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 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!



Travelers Rest
November 17, 2021    |    8:00 AM-4:00 PM

Join your Y friends on a trip to Travelers Rest, a small town full of history outside of Greenville SC. Invite a friend to discover a world of antiquing and natural beauties. Transportation provided.

Member: $10.00

Non-Member: $15.00

The Velveteen Rabbit

December 18, 2021    |    9:00 AM-4:00 PM

Join your Y friends for an early Christmas performance to watch this classic come to life at the Children’s Theater of Charlotte. We will shop and enjoy a home-cooked meal at Cracker Barrell after the show. Transportation provided. Space is limited.

Member: $25.00

Non-Member: $30.00

A&R Workshop

January 19, 2021    |    8:00 AM-4:00 PM

Get creative at A&R Workshop in Belmont to create your one-of-a-kind 6×16 plank wood tray with handles. Afterward, enjoy being a tourist in your own town of Belmont for lunch and shopping. Transportation provided.

Member: $30.00

Non-Member: $35.00

Contacts Kara Garr with questions.



Available at: Stowe,  Warlick

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