Low Impact + Senior

Stay Healthy + Have Fun!

Whether you’re looking to increase strength, recovering from an injury, want to relieve arthritis pain, or just want to connect and have fun with your peers, the Y offers programs perfect for older adults. Read about our low impact and senior classes by scrolling down, or click the button below to check out our Group Fitness schedule and Sign Up!

Questions about Group Fitness? Contact Ryan Grey, Director of Health & Wellness, at [email protected] or 802-652-8183.

Interested in activities that reduce stress on your joints? Consider the water-based programs offered in our warm Program Pool. Click the button below to view our Aquatic Fitness classes.

Current classes

All classes are FREE for Members or $12 adult, $7 senior for Non-Members. Please sign up for classes through the Group Fitness schedule (button above).

Balance, Mobility + Core

Improve your balance, mobility, and core through a series of movements that will increase your joint stability, enhance your posture and form, and employ your core strength to better support an active lifestyle and reduce your risks for falls and fall-related injuries. Mat required for core work, followed by standing balance exercises.

Mondays, 9:00-10:00am in Studio A

Active Older Fitness

Challenge your body through a series of cardio, resistance and core training exercises in this safe, effective workout designed especially for you! Chairs are available to compliment your core workout or to provide extra support as needed.

Tuesdays, 9:00-10:00am in Studio A

Chair Yoga

Move, flow, and stretch while using the assistance of a chair. Meditate, relax, and connect. 

Mondays, 9:45-10:30 am in Studio B

Gentle Yoga

Rejuvenate your mind and body through this well-supported, slower paced Yoga experience that involves deep stretching, relaxation and breathing to still your mind and reduce stress and tension. Bring your own mat, towel and water. 

Tuesdays, 4:30-5:30pm, and 5:45-6:45pm in Studio B
Saturdays, 8:15-9:15am in Studio B

Mat Pilates

Improve your posture, gain flexibility, and strengthen your body’s powerhouse by engaging the abs, back, pelvic floor, hips and glutes through any combination of exercises utilizing gravity and props such as a pilates ball, resistance band, and light weight dumbbells. This low-impact class is for all levels and will connect your breathing to every movement performed. Bring your own yoga or pilates mat and water.  

Wednesdays, 5:30-6:30pm in Studio B

Gentle Core

Challenge your core at the level you need, from gentle to intense, leading to overall core strength and stability, and improved posture and balance as a result!

Thursdays, 9:00-10:00am in Studio A

Senior Circuit Training

Improve your strength, cardiovascular endurance, balance and mobility through timed circuit-style training that will challenge your body in new targeted ways through specially designed stations. 

Fridays, 9:00-10:00am in Studio A

Also see Aquatic Fitness Classes for more aquatic wellness and fitness programs.