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.
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.
|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.|
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