The Kennebec Valley YMCA is a participating SilverSneakers® location. If you are retired and over the age of 65, your insurance may cover a full membership at the Kennebec Valley YMCA. To find out if you are eligible, contact your insurance provider to see if they are partnered with Healthways.
The KV YMCA offers a variety of SilverSneakers® group exercise classes that are targeted toward those who are eligible for a SilverSneakers® membership. These classes, focused around the health and well-being of Seniors, include:
SilverSneakers® I: Have fun and move to the music through a variety of exercises designed to increase muscle strength, range of movement, and activity for daily living skills. Handheld weights, elastic tubing with handles and a ball are offered for resistance and a chair is used for seated and/or standing support.
SilverSneakers® YogaStretch: YogaStretch will move your whole body through a complete series of seated and standing yoga poses. Chair support is offered to safely perform a variety of postures designed to increase flexibility, balance and range of movement. Restorative breathing exercises and final relaxation will promote stress reduction and mental clarity.
*These classes are open to any and all members. You do not have to be eligible for the SilverSneakers® membership to attend.