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If you’re 55 and older and are seeking opportunities to share in Book Club, Bridge Club, Hiking Club, attend self-improvement and self-development workshops, enjoy travel opportunities, then the Active Adult Program is the program for you. It enables older adults to stay active, engaged and socially connected.

 

Aquatics

Aquatics

Water group exercise classes are a wonderful alternative to “land” exercises. With water exercise, you receive the same benefits of a cardiovascular workout with less impact on your joints. All fitness levels and non-swimmers are welcome!

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Book Club

Book Club

Book Club will meet on the second Wednesday of each month from 11:45am-12:45pm, September - June. Members will select the book to be read each month.

Monthly meetings will enable those participating to discuss the book openly and share thoughts and ideas. Book club is flexible in attendance each month and there is no obligation to read the book.

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Bridge Club

Bridge Club

Playing bridge can offer intellectual and social stimulation on a routine basis.

Give your brain a workout with Bridge! Bridge Club will meet on the first Thursday and the third Tuesday of each month from 1-3pm. The level of play is advanced beginner to intermediate.

Pre-registration is required. If you register please attend. All playing material will be supplied by the Y.

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Hiking Club

Hiking Club

Join Y-member and volunteer, Angelo Mercado as he leads a group of those who like to be outdoors and enjoy some easy to moderate hiking through the most scenic and breathtaking sites in our area.

The pace is always conducive to a group hike for those of varying activity level.

The time and location for the hikes will be announced the week of the hike depending on the weather Hikes are usually between 3-5 miles.

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Travel

Travel

It's time to get out there and EXPLORE MORE!

The Y offers various one-day and overnight trip opportunities to many attractions along the East Coast. What a wonderful way to travel with others your own age and be cared for by your Y friends. The list of travel opportunities is endless.

Registration is required and all trips are fee based. Click here for a complete list of upcoming trips.

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Wellness

Wellness

YMCA AOA classes are designed to improve a person's quality of life. Our fitness classes can help adults benefit from appropriate and regularly scheduled activity.

We offer yoga, water aerobics, zumba and more.

All programs are presented by trained YMCA staff and are developed to meet the needs of older adults.

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Workshops

Workshops

Join us for FREE informative, life-enhancing, self-improvement and self-development Workshops.

These workshops are free and open to the entire community. Topics will include medical presentations, workshops on Medicare and Medicaid updates, trip adventures from those who have traveled to far away places, hobbies and interests and any other topic which will be of interest to those 55 and older.

Workshop topics are driven by recommendations and suggestions from those in our community, including you! Let us know if you have a topic you would like for us to explore.

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PWR Moves

PWR Moves

This class is designe specifically for those who have Parkinson’s disease or PD-like conditions. The principles behind the exercises in this class are based on neuro-scientific research and include: large-amplitude movement, completeness of movements and maximal effort with movement. Physical exercise and socialization are the focus of this class.

If you are dealing with Parkinson’s disease, or know someone who is, you are invited to join us to get a new perspective of living life with Parkinson’s!

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434-582-1900 (Jamerson) 434-847-5597 (Downtown) 434-455-5996 (Y Express) 434-200-7097 (Bowen Wellness Center)

Jamerson

YMCA Exterior WEB 3801 Wyndhurst Drive

Lynchburg, VA 24502 

(434) 582-1900

Downtown

YMCA Exterior WEB 91315 Church Street

Lynchburg, VA 24504 

(434) 847-5597

Y Express

YMCA Exterior WEB 13402 Old Forest Road

Lynchburg, VA 24502 

(434) 455-5996

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