The YMCA has many options and activities for our active older adults, including SilverSneakers and Silver&Fit members! Our ForeverWell programs empower active aging and promote greater health, engagement, and accountability by providing members with regular senior-focused exercise classes and social opportunities. We encourage and empower members at every age and stage of life to enjoy greater physical activity, connectivity, and productivity.
All of the programs and events listed below are included in a YMCA membership and are targeted for ages 50+.
ForeverWell Fitness is a FREE 8-week exercise program for beginners. This is an opportunity for older adults looking to gain more knowledge in the Fitness Center regarding the machines, cardio and strength conditioning, balance and flexibility. This program takes place in a small group setting of four individuals per session. Please register online, at the Member Services Desk, or call 701.356.1448. Ages 55+
|Aug. 29 - Nov. 16||Tues. & Thurs.||8:00 - 9:00am||Fercho YMCA|
|Oct. 24 - Dec. 14||Mon. & Wed.||9:00 - 9:45am||Schlossman YMCA|
Senior Meal Program
Join other seniors for a healthy community meal at the Fercho YMCA! Learn more on our Senior Meal Program page.
ForeverWell Group Fitness Classes
Have fun and move to the music through a variety of exercises designed to increase muscle strength, improve range of movement and balance, and gain energy in order to energize your active lifestyle using low-impact movements that focus specifically on building upper-body and core strength plus cardio endurance. Hand-held weights, elastic tubing and exercise balls are used in various exercises. A chair is used for seated exercises and standing support. This class can be adapted by the student depending on their fitness level and abilities.
ForeverWell Social Events
ForeverWell Social Events are an extension of ForeverWell Fitness! The goal of this new program is to bring events, extracurriculars, and clubs just for you.
|Club||October - December||Time||Location|
|Bingo||Every first Tuesday||9:30 - 10:00am||Dawson Lounge at Fercho YMCA|
|Book Club||Every second Tuesday||9:30 - 10:00am||Dawson Lounge at Fercho YMCA|
|Potluck||Every third Tuesday||11:15 - 11:45am||Dawson Lounge at Fercho YMCA|
|Card Club||Every last Thursday||11:15 - 11:45am||Dawson Lounge at Fercho YMCA|
|Crafting Corner||Every second Thursday||9:30 - 10:00am||Youth Center at Fercho YMCA|