YMCA of Greater Erie

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Bootcamp Gold

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In this class you’ll learn age-appropriate circuit and strength training drills & imaginative ways to integrate interval training into your workout.  You will build stamina, and strength, blast fat, optimize cardio-respiratory fitness, and minimize stress of exercise on aging joints.  Note: Class appropriate for beginner bootcamp participants & older active adults.

View Schedule for: Eastside Y

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Brunches

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An opportunity to sit down and share a meal with friends and Y members. Bring a dish to share, and a guest for free. Brunches are offered every other month, sign up at front desk.

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Functional Water Fitness

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Class is designed to teach fitness, improving participant’s efficiency of movement and ability to perform day to day activities more easily.  Keeps participant’s mind and body healthy through a series of exercises and games mimicking daily activities.  All exercises have modifications to accommodate varying degrees of fitness, complications from illness or chronic conditions.

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Healthy Back Aquatics Program

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Program is for individuals to learn how to exercise in the water to reduce back pain when it occurs and prevent painful back problems. Held in warm water pool.

View Schedule for: Eastside Y, Glenwood Y

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Koffee Klatch

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Small informational programs covering different topics. They are offered every other month.

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Older Adult Fitness Assessments

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Offered throughout the year. Nine tests to evaluate balance, agility, flexibility, walking endurance, and strength. Wear comfortable clothing and sneakers. Contact the Membership Desk for more information.

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Page Turners Book Club

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Engage with Others and Exercise Your Mind. Stimulate your mind and share your passion for reading at the Y’s Book Club.  Join a group of readers to participate in a fun and lively discussion of the groups selected book. This group meets monthly.

September  Book of the Month is:  Orphan Train

Thursday,  September 29th 11:30am
Glenwood Park Y – Fun & Fit Room
orphan-train Free and Open to the Community

 

 

View Schedule for: Glenwood Y

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Shallow Water Fitness

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The water fitness/aerobics program was developed for the YMCA by Mary E. Sanders, PhD. The exercises are performed primarily in a vertical position in shallow water.  Water resistance creates an environment that improves cardiovascular conditioning; strength and endurance; and flexibility and balance.  Classes will be in one of three formats: Regular Aerobics will work through all of the shallow water moves; Dance & Fun will incorporate elements of different dance forms and games designed to challenge dynamic balance; Cardio Intervals will challenge members’ strength and endurance.  Work at your own pace; instructor-led modifications.

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Silver & Fit Fitness Program

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The Erie Y is a participating fitness facility in the Silver & Fit Fitness Program – a program designed to help older adults achieve better health through regular exercise and health education.  Silver & Fit provides eligible members with no-cost or low cost fitness memberships through arrangements with certain health plans. Learn more at www.SilverandFit.com.  Programs are offered year-round at the County, Downtown, Eastside Family and Glenwood Park Ys.  Programs offered in the spring and summer at Camp Sherwin.

View Schedule for: Camp Sherwin, County Y, Downtown Y, Eastside Y, Glenwood Y

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SilverSneaker Fitness Program

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Have fun and move to the music through a variety of exercises designed to increase muscular strength, range of movement and activity for daily living skills.  Hand-held weights, elastic tubing with handles and a ball are offered for resistance and a chair is used for seated and /or standing support.   Your SilverSneakers membership is offered to you at little or no cost through your health plan.  Learn more at www.silversneakers.com.  Schedules available at Front Desk.

View Schedule for: County Y, Downtown Y, Eastside Y, Glenwood Y

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SilverSneakers Classic

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Have fun and move to the music through a variety of exercises designed to increase muscular strength, range of movement and activities for daily living. Hand-held weights, elastic tubing with handles and a SilverSneakers ball are offered for resistance. A chair is available if needed for seated or standing support.

View Schedule for: County Y, Downtown Y, Eastside Y, Glenwood Y

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SilverSneakers Yoga

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SilverSneakers Yoga will move your whole body through a complete series of seated and standing yoga poses. Chair support is offered to safely perform a variety of seated and standing postures designed to increase flexibility, balance and range of movement. Restorative breathing exercises and final relaxation will promote stress reduction and mental clarity.

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Splash Circuit

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This class is a shallow water class that blends cardio and muscular strength exercises into a series of progressions designed to challenge participants.  Classes begin with a warm-up then proceed into the circuit which is a series of alternating cardio and strength exercises.  A cool down and stretching complete class.  This format brings freshness and fun to participant’s aqua-training.  Work at your own pace; instructor-led modifications.

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Water Boot Camp

Water Boot Camp

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This class meets in the shallow end of the large pool navel to nipple depth. This is the ultimate workout for total body fitness. A  combination of cardio and muscle strength and endurance exercises are used. Work at your own pace; instructor-led modifications. Held at Glenwood.

At the Eastside Y suit up for our Water Boot Camp class. This 60-minute class is everything BUT your grandma’s water fitness class.

We combine a sequence of movements designed to get your heart pumping, build strength and endurance and improve your body compostion from head to toe.  This class is coreographed to today’s popular music.

Grab your suit,  towel and your bestie for Water Boot Camp on Mondays & Wednesdays at 7:00pm

View Schedule for: Eastside Y, Glenwood Y

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Y Water Fitness For Older Adults

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Shallow water exercise class that focuses on strength/endurance activities, balance work and target ADLs (activities of daily living).  Class held year-round at the Downtown, Eastside and Glenwood Park Ys.  Class held outdoors in the summer at the Eastside Y and Camp Sherwin.

View Schedule for: Camp Sherwin, Eastside Y, Glenwood Y

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