Bloomington-Normal YMCA

Silver Sneakers Fitness


SUPPORTING A FUN, ACTIVE COMMUNITY

Have fun and move to 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. This class will help you stay healthy, increase your range of motion, and maintain your independence.

SILVER SNEAKER FITNESS CLASSES:

Silver Sneaker Classic: 8-8:45am M/W/F or 9:15-10am M/W/F.  Instructor: Sue May
Silver Sneaker Yoga: 9:15-10am Tuesdays. Instructor: Elizabeth

Also, check out our Aqua Fitness classes!

PROGRAM OUTCOMES

  • Improve flexibility and range of motion
  • Improve muscular strength
  • Encourage social engagement in a supportive environment
  • Improve mental and spiritual well-being

PROGRAM INFORMATION

SilverSneakers® is a program designed to provide physical activity and social interaction among active individuals age 65 and up. We partner with Healthways Inc. to provide a research based group exercise class that is taught by a certified fitness instructor. Moreover, by registering and participating in SilverSneakers®, it entitles you to full YMCA membership privileges! Specific health insurance plans will provide this opportunity for you at no additional cost. The following health insurance carriers choose to participate in the program:

  • AARP Medicare Supplement Plan
  • Aetna Medicare
  • Blue Cross/Blue Shield of Illinois
  • Coventry Health Care of Illinois
  • Coventry Health Care of Missouri
  • Essence Healthcare
  • Health Alliance Medicare
  • Humana
  • United Health Care
  • WellCare

Registration Information

To begin your SilverSneakers® membership today, stop by the YMCA at 602 S. Main St, Bloomington, IL.

For more information, please contact Tessa Gehrer, Director of Membership Engagement at (309) 827-6233 or tgehrer@bnymca.org

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