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

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+

Upcoming Sessions

Session Days Time Location 
Aug. 29 - Nov. 16  Tues. & Thurs. 8:00 - 9:00am  Fercho YMCA
Oct. 24 - Dec. 14 Mon. & Wed. 9:00 - 9:45am Schlossman YMCA

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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. 

To view our ForeverWell Group Fitness Classes, check out our Fercho Group Fitness ScheduleSchlossman Group Fitness Schedule and Pool ScheduleDownloadable PDFs are available, as well.

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

View ForeverWell Newsletter - September 2023