Albany Area YMCA

Senior Programs


The Albany Area YMCA is a SilverSneakers® provider. Some insurance plans offer SilverSneakers® as a benefit to their covered patrons who are age 65 and older. Individuals who are eligible for the SilverSneakers® benefit receive a free basic adult membership to the YMCA. Contact your health insurance provider to find out if you are eligible for SilverSneakers®, or ask for more information at the Central Facility or Lee Branch.

Do you have questions about the SilverSneakers® program? Download this brochure provided by Healthways.

Senior Classes

The Y offers a variety of group exercise classes designed especially for seniors. Trained instructors insure seniors have fun, exercise safely and receive optimal health benefits for their needs. Unless otherwise noted, classes are offered at the Central Facility at 1701 Gillionville Road in Albany. See class schedule below.

Class Day Time
Aerobic Tone Tues/Thurs 9:30-10:00 a.m.
Balanced Body Mon/Weds 10:15-11:00 a.m.
Chair Yoga Stretch Tue/Thurs 10:15-11:00 a.m.
Chair Yoga Stretch (Lee) Weds 9:00-9:45 a.m.
Line Dancing Thurs 4:15-5:00 p.m.
Line Dancing Fri 10:15-11:00 a.m.
Senior Fitness (Lee) Mon/Fri 9:00-9:45 a.m.
SilverSneakers® Cardio Circuit II Mon 10:15-11:00 a.m.
SilverSneakers® Classic M/T/W/Th/F 11:15 a.m.-12 p.m.
SilverSneakers® Splash Tues/Thurs 11:15 a.m.-12 p.m.

Genesis Room

The YMCA Genesis room has a relaxed atmosphere and is equipped with easy-to-use resistance machines and cardio equipment. This room is free and open to all YMCA members.

Jump Start in the Genesis Room

Fit Coach supervision is provided in the Genesis Room on Monday and Wednesday from 9:00 - 10:00 a.m. for those who may need some workout advice or assistance.

Senior Citizen Membership Rates

Seniors age 65 and older who are not eligible for Silver Sneakers receive a Senior Rate on YMCA Membership
Adult Membership: $28/month or $295/year
Family Membership: (both members are 65 and older): $41.81/month or $461/year