If you’re a senior, you may be wondering which workouts are best for you. Your local YMCA is a great place for people of all ages to exercise, have fun, and meet new people in your community. That’s especially true in the pool!
We’ve rounded up the best five aquatics classes for seniors. These will help you tone muscle, soothe sore joints, and more.
1. Aqua Squad
Aqua Squad is a low-intensity water workout built around stretching and gentle movement. In this class, you’ll get your heart rate up while setting goals for muscle strengthening and growth.
2. Aquaerobics (Mid-day Waves)
Aquaerobics develops muscle strength, flexibility, and cardiovascular endurance for members of all ages. Take a break in your day to join us for water exercise and fun!
3. Arthritis Foundation
Water workouts are great for those with arthritis because you can exercise without straining your joints and muscles. In fact, you may find that this class eases your pain and stiffness!
4. Fountain of Youth
Fountain of Youth provides exercises to get your body moving and your heart pumping. Members ages 55 and older are welcome to participate in activities focused on cardio and muscle toning.
5. Morning Water Workouts
Morning Water Workouts develop muscle strength, flexibility, and cardiovascular endurance for all ages. Start out your day with the YMCA water exercise instructors and join us for the fun!
We can’t wait to see you in the pool! These aquatics classes for seniors will help you stay in shape while making new friends and having fun.
And if you prefer on-land exercise, we have several options for older adults, such as:
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