The Attleboro Norton Y has a thriving community of active older adults who make the Y and physical activity an important part of their healthy lifestyle. Our Y brings members of all ages together for group exercise classes, sports, social events, specialized programming, volunteer opportunities, and so much more.

By coming together as a community, our members stay young at heart with great workouts, wonderful friends, and a lot of laughs!

Programs for Seniors

Senior Fitness

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Adult Aquatics

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Adult Sports

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Chronic Disease Programs

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Art Class: Clay Workshop

Find yourself in the wonderful world of working with clay. This two-hour work shop will allow you to express yourself in a whole new way.

THU  JAN 13  1:00-3:00 PM
Sweet Community House

$10, Y Members
$15, Non-Members

Register Online
Or, contact Cyndee Goodinson-Lindsey, Director of Active Older Adults/Sweet Community House by calling (508) 409-0767 or email cgoodinsonlindsey@attleboroymca.org.


Self Defense: Escaping an Assault

Retired Fire Chief, Ron Churchill will instruct you on techniques for escaping and avoiding an assault. Ron teaches in a fun, non-threatening manner. This is not a “fighting” class.

Session I:  WED  DEC 7-JAN 25  6:00-7:00 PM
Session II:  WED  FEB 1-MAR 22  6:00-7:00 PM
Session III:  WED  MAR 29-MAY 17  6:00-7:00 PM

Downtown Branch

Free, Y Members
$20/Session, Non-Members

Register Online
Or, contact Cyndee Goodinson-Lindsey, Director of Active Older Adults/Sweet Community House by calling (508) 409-0767 or email cgoodinsonlindsey@attleboroymca.org.


Senior Camp & Mini Camp

Our Most Popular Senior Program is Back for Another Season! Choose the Camp That’s Right for You!

Senior Mini Camp

Ages:  60+

Is four days (see description below for Four Day Camp) too much? How about just a day? We’re packing as much fun, excitment and adventure from our four-day Senior Camp into just one day as we possibly can! You’ll get a glimpse of activities such as:

  • Archery
  • Arts & Crafts
  • Health & Wellness Class
  • Lawn & Field Games
  • Pool & Swimming Fun
  • Ropes Course

THU  APR 27  9:00AM-1:00 PM
Norton Outdoor Center (home of Camp Finberg)
295 West Main Street, Norton, MA

$25, Y Members
$38, Non-Members

Register Online
Or, contact Cyndee Goodinson-Lindsey, Director of Active Older Adults/Sweet Community House by calling (508) 409-0767 or email cgoodinsonlindsey@attleboroymca.org.

Mini Senior Camp:  One-Day

Ages:  60+

Why should kids get all the fun? Our four-day, one-of-a-kind programs offered as part of our Senior Mini Camp are specifically designed for active older adults. You’ll participate in a variety of activities designed to instill a sense of teamwork, invigorate your creativity and quest for knowledge, and inspire new levels of confidence. Our schedule of activities includes:

  • Archery
  • Arts & Crafts
  • Health & Wellness Classes
  • Lawn & Field Games
  • Pool & Swimming Fun
  • Ropes Course…and more!

TUE  MAY 30 through FRI  JUN 2
9:00 AM-1:00 PM
Norton Outdoor Center (home of Camp Finberg)
295 West Main Street, Norton, MA

Single Campers
$60, Y Members
$80, Non-Members

Couples
$100, Y Members
$130, Non-Members

Register Here.
For more information, please contact Cyndee at cgoodinsonlindsey@attleboroymca.org or (508) 409-0767.


Sound Therapy

A sound bath is a meditative experience where you are “bathed” in sound waves. The frequencies of the instruments played by the facilitator are beneficial to the wellbeing of each participant. You will be guided into a meditative state-allowing you to fully relax and recharge while taking in the sounds.

Session I:  FRI  DEC 9  1:00-3:00 PM
Session II:  FRI  MAR 10  1:00-3:00 PM

Sweet Community House

$10/Session, Y Members
$15/Session, Non-Members

Register Online
Or, contact Cyndee Goodinson-Lindsey, Director of Active Older Adults/Sweet Community House by calling (508) 409-0767 or email cgoodinsonlindsey@attleboroymca.org.


Art Class: Card Making

Facilitated by a registered card maker, you will be guided on creating beautiful handmade greeting cards that are all the rage.

MON  FEB 6  1:00-3:00 PM
Sweet Community House

$10, Y Members
$15, Non-Members

Register Online
Or, contact Cyndee Goodinson-Lindsey, Director of Active Older Adults/Sweet Community House by calling (508) 409-0767 or email cgoodinsonlindsey@attleboroymca.org.


Line Dancing

You will be ready to show off your moves at any wedding reception or large gathering.

Benefits? Utilizes different muscle groups. Improves coordination and rhythm, too! Tones your muscles. Can improve your mood. Breaks workout monotony.

Join us every Wednesday at 9:00 AM. Class is held at the Sweet Community House, 44 Peck Street, Attleboro, MA, and is taught by Steve Cavanaugh. No experience necessary!

Cost:  $2.00 per class, Y Members and Non-Members.

Questions? Contact Cyndee Goodinson-Lindsey at cgoodinsonlindsey@attleboroymca.org, or call (508) 409-0767.


Senior Meals

The Attleboro Norton YMCA is proud to offer free meals for seniors. The intent of this program is to support those seniors who struggle to have hot evening meals due to financial constraints, mobility constraints, health issues, and transportation issues.

Meals are available on Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday evenings. Register for a curbside pickup time slot or for at-home delivery. (For at-home delivery, meals will arrive 4:45-5:30 pm. At-home delivery only available to homes in Attleboro or Norton.) Please be sure to register each person who will need a meal, so we prepare the appropriate number of meals for you. To register, click on the link below or call (508) 222-7422.

> Donate to support the Y’s Senior Meals program

November 2022 Menus

> Reserve your upcoming November meals

MON, Nov 21:  Chicken-ka-bobs served over couscous & roasted carrots

TUE, Nov 22:  American chop suey with dinner salad

WED, Nov 23:  Tuna salad sandwich on wheat bread, served with cream of mushroom soup

MON, Nov 28:  Shepard’s pie served with dinner roll

TUE, Nov 29:  Macaroni & cheese with ham

WED, Nov 30:  Meatball sub with dinner salad

December 2022 Menus

> Reserve your upcoming December meals starting NOV 25

MON, Dec 5:  Baked chicken, sweet potato and salad

TUE, Dec 6:  Bolognese over ziti with Italian bread

WED, Dec 7:  Sloppy Joe sandwich with pasta salad

MON, Dec 12:  Baked scrod, baked potato and veggie

TUE, Dec 13:  Meatloaf, mashed potato and veggie

WED, Dec 14:  Chili with corn bread

MON, Dec 19:  American chop suey

TUE, Dec 20:  Pulled pork sandwich with baked beans

WED, Dec 21:  Tomato soup and grilled cheese sandwich

MON, Dec 26:  NO MEAL SERVED

TUE, Dec 27:  Baked manicotti and dinner salad

WED, Dec 28:  Meatball sub and a bag of chips

 

 


Tai Chi for Seniors

Tai = big or great. Chi = ultimate energy. Tai Chi is an ancient form of Chinese exercise consisting of slow, beautiful, relaxed movements that develop a sense of balance and harmony between mind and body. Practicing tai chi can improve balance, stability, and flexibility for seniors.

We’re excited that Ed Poirier will now offer this great class to all senior members of the community at our new location – the Sweet Community House on Peck Street.

Schedule

Tuesdays
11-11:45 am
4:30-5:15 pm

Location

Sweet Community House

Fee

Free for Attleboro Norton YMCA Members
$3 for Non-Members


Monthly Senior Luncheons

Held on the second Monday of each month, beginning at 11:30 AM, our Monthly Senior Lunches offer an opportunity to join our community of active older adults for good food, good company and good conversation!

Location
Location(s) will vary. Please see schedule below.

2023 Schedule
MON  JAN 9
MON  FEB 13
MON  MAR 13
MON  APR 10
MON  MAY 8
MON  JUN 12

RSVPs / Registering
So that we may plan meals accordingly, reservations are required.
To reserve your place, click here, or call (508) 222-7422.


People Need to Sing

Get out of the shower and come sing with us on Tuesdays, 11:45am to 12:30pm. Books with lyrics for over 70 sing a long songs from the 50’s, 60’s, 70’s and 80’s provided.

TUES  11:45 am-12:30 pm
Sweet Community House

Free for all seniors in the community.


Senior Medicare Fitness & Membership

Did you know that your health insurance might pay for your YMCA membership?

If you have an eligible medicare plan, you may have access to a special senior medicare fitness program, which entitles you to all the services and privileges of a regular Y membership – at no cost to you!

Open to both new and existing members!

Programs now available at the Attleboro Norton YMCA:

  • Senior Whole Health
  • Renew Active (through UnitedHealthcare Medicare)
  • Tufts Health Plan Senior Care
  • Silver&Fit

    Attleboro Norton YMCA is a participating fitness facility in the Silver & Fit Fitness Program – a program designed to help older adults achieve better health through regular exercise and health education. Silver & Fit provides eligible members with no-cost or low cost fitness memberships through arrangements with certain health plans. Learn more by clickin on the link above or by visiting www.SilverandFit.com.

How to enroll in Senior Whole Health:

To enroll in Senior Whole Health’s plan at the Y, please contact your insurance provider and confirm that you would like to use this benefit at the Attleboro Norton YMCA. They will provide you with the next steps to get started.

How to enroll in Renew Active:

To enroll in Renew Active at the Y, you will need to provide the Y’s Membership staff with your Renew Active Confirmation Code. To obtain your code, login to your UnitedHealthcare member website and go to Health & Wellness and look for Renew Active. For assistance, call the toll-free number on the back of your insurance membership card.

Questions about your Y membership?

Contact our Active Older Adults Director Cyndee Goodinson-Lindsey at (508) 409-0767 or cgoodinsonlindsey@attleboroymca.org.


Walking Track Hours

With the weather about to turn cooler, the Y will begin opening the Pleasant Street Branch’s Indoor Walking Track for member use during select times.

Mondays & Wednesdays 4:00-6:00 PM
Tuesdays & Thursdays 8:00-11:00 AM

Pleasant Street Branch – Indoor Walking Track

Members will need to scan in and then can use the track area. Please note that the rest of the building is reserved for the Y’s Child Care programs, so members will only have access to the track.