Senior Programs at Summit YMCAActive Older Adult Programs for Seniors









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Active Older Adult Aquatic Classes

Many classes are suited to older adults within our Aquatic fitness class schedule.

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All classes are free to members, and are offered to non-members for a fee (8 week class session). All must register for classes either online or in person at the Summit YMCA.

For more information please contact Mary Loeser, Aquatic Fitness Director, 908 273 3330 x163, or email Mary.

Active Older Adult Book Club

  • Book Club

    When:   Mondays, once a month
    Where:  Summit YMCA, 3rd floor
    Time:   
    12:15pm-1:15pm
    Cost:     Free and open to all area seniors

    Pack your lunch and join your YMCA friends to discuss the book of the month. Fun discussions and friendly people. Plase bring your suggestions for future books! We will supply the dessert!

    Please RSVP to Lisa Meyers Community Program Coordinator 908 273 3330 x1186 by email.

     

    Day   

    Date   

    Title   

    Author   

     

    M

    Jan. 5    

    "Me Before You"    

    Jojo Moyes    

     

     





     

Bridge

Open to the Community, Y membership not required. For more information, contact Lisa Meyers 908-273-3330 x1186, Email Lisa.

 

  • DUPLICATE BRIDGE

    When:   Wednesdays
    Where:  Summit YMCA, 3rd Floor
    Time:    12:30pm-3:00pm
    Cost:     Free for all members
                 $7 per week for nonmembers

    Come enjoy a competitive game of duplicate bridge each week with your YMCA friends. Experienced instructor will provide a quick lesson and be available to discuss hands.

    For more information contact Lisa Meyers at 908 273 3330 x1186 or by email. To register, please call Member Services at 908-273-3330.

     

  • SUPERVISED BRIDGE PLAY FOR NIVICES

    Sharpen your skills in a relaxed  environment with the help of an experienced instructor. Participants should understand basic bridge bidding and playing. (No class Jan. 27)

    Classes are 2 hours long.

Events & Day Trips

  • ARTHRITIS FOUNDATION EXERCISE PROGRAM

    This class is for participants who struggle with arthritis and want to keep moving and gain strength.

    Classes are 55 minutes long.

  • TECHNOLOGY HELP CENTER

    Do you need help with technology? Would you like to communicate better with friends and family. Volunteers from Summit High School will be happy to answer questions and teach you to utilize all the fancy features on your cell phone, iPad and laptop. Please register fora time at the member services desk or by contacting Lisa Meyers at 908 273 3330 x1186.

  • LUNCH & LEARN | SELF HELP CARE FOR AGING ADULTS

    Learn how to be your own advocate by managing your healthcare needs.

    Lunch is 1 hour long.

  • LUNCH & LEARN | ELDER LAW

    Legal issues facing senior citizens.

    Lunch is 1 hour long.

  • VALENTINE'S LUNCHEON

    Come celebrate Valentine's Day with your YMCA friends! Wear pink or red and bring a story or picture to share about something or someone you love! Catered buffet lunch.

    Lunch is 1 hour 30 minutes long.

Mah Jongg

  • MAH JONGG
    When:   Fridays
    Where:  Summit YMCA, 3rd Floor
    Time:    12:30 PM - 3:00 PM
    Cost:     Free to members
                 $10 to non-members for 8 week session.

    Join your Summit YMCA friends each Friday for an afternoon of MAH JONGG. Connect with others and engage your mind with this fun, intelligent game that requires your concentration. Please bring your 2014 Mah Jongg card.

    For more information contact Lisa Meyers at 908 273 3330 x1186 or by email.
    To register, please call the Member Services Desk at 908 273 3330.

PARKINSON'S PROGRAMS

  • PARKINSON'S FOUNDATION EXERCISE

    This class focuses on alleviating symptoms of Parkinson's and otheer movement disorders. For more information, please call Alice Stein at 908 273 3330 x1152 or email.

    Classes are 1 hour long.

  • BOXING FOR PARKINSON'S

    Non-contact boxing builds balance, coordination, flexibility, ROM. Minimum 3, Maximum 5 in class. Medical clearance required. Please contact Alice Stein at 9808 273 3330 x1152 or email with questions.

    Classes are 1 hour long.

  • PEDALING FOR PARKINSON'S

    This class is for people diagnosed with any movement disorder but concentrates on Parkinson's symptoms. Please contact Alice Stein at 908 273 3330 x1152 or email with questions.

    Classes are 1 hour long.

Active Older Adult Swim

  • Open Lap Swim
    Open swim for older adults, 65+, daily, during any scheduled adult lap swim. $10.00 for 5 visits. See the Membership Desk to sign up.
  • Aquatic Classes

    Many classes are suited to older adults within our Aquatic fitness class schedule.

    View all classes offered

    All classes are free to members, and are offered to non-members for a fee (8 week class session). All must register for classes either online or in person at the Summit YMCA.

    For more information please contact Mary Loeser, Aquatic Fitness Director, 908 273 3330 x163, or email Mary.

  • Active Older Adult Swim Lessons
    A low to intermediate impact aerobics class is held in the shallow end of the pool. Includes strength training and stretching exercises.

Active Older Adult Tennis

  • TOUCH TENNIS

    When:   September 2 - October 26
    Time:    Thursdays, 12:30 pm to 1:30 pm
    Where:  Hubbard Gym, 2nd floor
    Cost:     FREE for Members; $10/8 week session for Non-members

    Indoor tennis using children's tennis equipment you will increase strength, stability, flexibility and hand eye coordination! This program has proved very popular with YMCA Adults! 

    For information, contact Lisa Meyers at 908 273 3330 ext. 1186 or by email.
    To register, please call Member Services Desk at 908 273 3330.

Active Older Adult Volunteer Opportunities

  • READING TO CHILDREN
    Would you like to volunteer reading to the Preschool or Kindergarten children? If so, we would love for you to share your reading skills. Bring a favorite book or we will supply one for you. You will bring joy to your heart and a smile to the kid's faces.

    Available times: Monday- Friday between 9:00-1:00.

    To arrange a date and time please contact Lisa Meyers, Community Program Coordinator 908-273-3330 ext 186 or Email Lisa.

Program Session

REGISTER STARTING DEC 15

PROGRAMS RUN

Jan. 4 - Mar. 1

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Hours and Contact Us

Hours
Monday to Friday
5:00 am to 10:15 pm

Saturday
6:30 am to 8:00 pm

Sunday
7:00 am to 7:00 pm

67 Maple Street
Summit, NJ 07901

Contact us:
Ph: 908-273-3330
Fax: 908-273-0258
Email: Terri Clinton


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