SilverSneakers® is a Senior Citizen’s program that is offered here at the YMCA of Yonkers and many other fitness centers throughout the country. Applications for the program are kept at the Membership Services Desk. SilverSneakers® is a fitness training program that is supported by some insurance companies. In order to determine eligibility the applicant must bring their insurance card to the YMCA or contact their insurance company.
SilverSneakers® offers an innovative blend of physical activity, healthy lifestyle and socially oriented programming that allows older adults to take greater control of their health. SilverSneakers® members receive:
- a free fitness center membership with access to conditioning classes, exercise equipment, pool, sauna and other available amenities
- access to any participating fitness center throughout the U.S. while traveling
- customized SilverSneakers® classes designed exclusively for older adults who want to improve their strength, flexibility, balance and endurance.
SilverSneakers® Classic (no other SilverSneakers® programs offered at this site, at this time)
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.SilverSneakers MSROM is available on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays from 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.