The Attleboro Y has a thriving community of active older adults who make the Y and physical activity an important part of their healthy lifestyle. In fact, because we appreciate their commitment to healthy living, we offer senior members reaching their 76th birthday a membership price freeze for life!


Specialized Group Exercise Classes

The Attleboro Y’s group exercise program offers the highest quality classes for members of all interests and fitness levels. Many of these classes are designed to meet the needs of older members with specific health considerations or physical limitations.

While all of our classes can be modified to meet your needs, we recommend the following classes for older members and those with health concerns:

  • Keeping Fit
  • Cycle 30
  • Chair Yoga
  • Y Water Fit
  • Y Water Yoga
  • WATERinMOTION Platinum
  • Water Rehab & More

Dates & Times:
View our Group Fitness Schedules for specific days, times, and locations.

Fee: Free to all members


Upcoming Special Events for Seniors

March 15: St Patty’s Day Party

10 a.m. – Downtown Branch Café
Join us for some St. Patrick’s Day fun, including a concert by James “Killer” Kane  and Andy Solberg!
$10/person
Register by calling (508) 222-7422 or register online.

March 29: Pysanky Egg Creations

10 a.m. -1 p.m. – Downtown Branch Café
Supplies, coffee, and snacks will be provided. All you need to bring is a container to carry your eggs home.
$17/person
Register by calling (508) 222-7422 or register online.

April 12: Patsy Cline Concert

10-11 a.m. – Downtown Branch Café
We have a guest musician coming to share some Patsy Cline covers. Join us for music, fun and food!
$10/person
Register by calling (508) 222-7422 or register online.


First Fridays: Senior Learning Experiences

On the first Friday of each month, the Attleboro Y hosts a new special event for our Senior Members. Some months, our Health & Wellness staff will offer a presentation on health-related topics. Other months, it’s simply a fun, social event to bring the whole crew together! All are welcome!

First Friday of each month
10:00 a.m.
Downtown Branch
For more information, please contact Cortney at cwall@attleboroymca.org.

MONTHLY TOPICS

March 1: Cooking with Chef Matt – Meat Cuts

Learn the difference between different cuts of meat and how to prepare them. – $5 per person – To register, call (508) 222-7422 or register online.

April 5: Gardening Discussion

Do you enjoy gardening? Do you have tips and tricks you’d like to share? Come to our open table discussion on gardening know-how and learn from each other!

May 3: Kentucky Derby Party!

Wear your best hat and bring a snack to share for our festive spring party!


Maker’s Sewcial

Join a “sewcial” group of members who enjoy connecting with friends and making new ones! Sharing life, common threads, coffee and craft! Crafts may be led by our staff, volunteers or members who are passionate about a craft or hobby that they would like to share with others. Whether it’s knitting, paper crafts, or sewing, come to learn something new or bring whatever you are working on to share! Coffee will be provided, feel free to bring a healthy snack to share!

3rd Friday of each month
10:00 a.m.
Downtown Branch

February 15: Painting with Jess 10 a.m. in the Café

Join our very own Jess Tracey, – artist, yoga instructor, and welcome center staff member—for some fun and creative expression with paints and other mediums! $5/person – Please register in advance by calling (508) 222-7422 or register online.

Apri 19: Plarn! With Paulette and Cortney 10 a.m. in the cafe

Want to learn how to recycle, reuse, and repurpose plastic shopping bags for a good cause? Join us in creating “plarn” (plastic yarn) and turn it into items to help our community’s homeless and others in need.


Senior Strength Training

By learning proper use of strength equipment and cardiovascular equipment, you will improve your strength, increase your bone density, and build your endurance. This is a free class. Space is limited, so please register in advance.

Free for Members, but registration is required.

For more information, contact Cortney Wall at cwall@attleboroymca.org or 508-409-0752.

> Schedules, locations, and registration


Enhance Fitness

Join us for Enhance Fitness, a proven senior fitness and arthritis management program that improves your endurance, strength, balance, and flexibility. It reduces your arthritis symptoms with safe, low impact exercises led by certified instructors in a relaxed atmosphere that promotes fun, laughter, friendship, and smiles.

MON, TUE    8:30-9:25 a.m.
Downtown Branch

WED 8:30-9:25 a.m.
Pleasant Street Branch

Free for Members
Non-Members: $35 per 16-week program


Pickleball

All ages are welcome.

If you’ve never picked up a pickleball paddle, you don’t know what you’re missing! This cross between tennis, ping-pong, and badminton is easy to learn, but quickly brings out the competitor in all of us. This game has become very popular in retirement communities, because it allows players to maintain the thrill of competition, without some of the physical stress and injuries that other sports can cause.

Schedule:
MON, TUE, THU, FRI  8:00-10:00 a.m.
TUE 12:30-2:30 p.m.
WED 7:30-10:00 p.m.
SUN  5:00-7:30 p.m.

Location: Downtown

Fee: Y Member: Free / Non-Members: Day Pass


Healthy Aging Personal Training

For older adults and members with specific health concerns. This is the time to focus on you! Stay active and fit with a personal trainer who will develop a weekly 30- or 60-minute training program perfect for your needs. Your trainer will work with you to help you increase strength, flexibility, balance and range of motion. Registration is on a monthly basis.

Weekly 30-minute sessions: $100 per month ($25 per session)
Weekly 60-minute sessions: $188 per month ($47 per session)

Call 508-222-7422 to schedule your first personal training session or contact Cyndee at cgoodinsonlindsey@attleboroymca.org for more information.