Active Older Adults at the YMCA

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Today, older adults are more health-conscious than ever before. The YMCA provides opportunities for people of all ages to reach their personal goals through programs that build a healthy spirit, mind, and body. Review the Y's  insurance provider partnerships

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Membership Benefits

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Membership Benefits

  • No contracts, month to month membership
  • Satisfaction guarantee
  • Pierce and Kitsap Counties membership provides access to all nine facility branches
  • Adult Group Exercise Classes included 
  • Personalized Fitness Orientations included
  • Use of cardio room, weight room, pool, gyms, and amenities
  • Access to any YMCA in the United States with Nationwide Membership
  • Volunteer opportunities

Not ready to join? Learn more about daily guest passes.

Membership Rates

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INDIVIDUALS AND COUPLES

  • Adult  -  $61/month
  • Adult Couple -  $93/month
  • Active Duty Military -  $46/month

JOINING FEES

  • 1st Adult - $100
  • 2nd Adult - $50

Joining fees are a one-time charge to start your membership and are in addition to your first month's membership dues. Joining fees apply if you have not been a Y member in the last 90 days.

INSURANCE PROGRAMS

Does your health plan cover the cost of your Y membership?  Learn more about insurance provider partnerships.

FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE

As a nonprofit, charity organization, the Y offers programs and services to strengthen spirit, mind, and body for all, regardless of financial circumstance.  Learn more about applying for Financial Assistance.

Programs for Active Older Adults

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Programs include group exercise classes, social events, low impact water exercise, community education and more. Please refer to your local branch webpage for specific offerings, dates, and times. 

Frequently Asked Questions

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What is the Silver&Fit program?

Silver&Fit is an insurance partnership program. If you're eligible, your health insurance plan may cover some or all of the cost of your Y membership. Learn more about Silver&Fit or other partnering programs.

I’m not eligible for  Silver&Fit or other partnering programs. Do you have a senior rate?

We deeply value our active older adult population! Our goal is to provide programs and fellowship that meet your unique needs and keep you healthy in spirit, mind, and body. The Y's inclusive membership model offers active older adults access to a variety of Y programs, such as group exercise classes, personalized fitness orientations, water fitness, Life University classes and more, at no additional cost. The cost of membership is intended to represent this variety and offers you a personalized experience based on your needs.

The Y’s membership rates are established in partnership with, and approved by, our volunteer Board of Directors. We regularly conduct pricing research to test the community’s response to our pricing structure and program offerings. Our last study in 2017 demonstrated our pricing structure, along with financial assistance, was reasonable for our community.

Does the Y offer exercise classes specifically for seniors?

Yes! We offer a wide range of low impact classes, as well as classes to help build flexibility, balance, and strength. Beyond those classes, we welcome you to try any of our group exercise classes. Our highly-trained instructors are happy to help you with modifications in any class.

Do I need to register for classes?

All of our group exercise classes are drop-in. Feel free to try anything that interests you. All are welcome.  Click here to view group exercise classes at a YMCA facility near you. 

If you have questions concerning classes or programs, schedule a complimentary Fitness Orientation appointment to meet one-on-one with one of our Health and Well-being coaches.

What should I bring to class?

Wear comfortable attire that's easy to move in and athletic shoes. Be sure to bring a water bottle and you may want to healthy snack after class.

I have some extra time and would love to give back to my community. Does the Y have volunteer opportunities?

For nearly 175 years, the Y has relied on volunteers to help us build stronger communities by investing in our kids, our health, and our neighbors. We are always looking for volunteers. Click here to view volunteer opportunities and apply.



MEMBER STORIES

carol gabrielli bfy“Participating at the Y has been life-changing. I have so much energy, and I sleep better and have gone off all of my meds."

- Carol G.

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