EDWARDSVILLE YMCA

ESIC CENTER • MEYER CENTER • ALLISON CASSENS EARLY CHILDHOOD DEVELOPMENT CENTER

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Current Session

Summer 2 (5 Weeks)
July 10th - Aug. 13th

SilverSneakers

COMING TOGETHER FOR YOUR HEALTH

WHAT IS SILVERSNEAKERS®?

The SilverSneakers® Fitness program is a fun, energizing program provided at no additional cost to eligible members, and helps older adults take greater control of their health by encouraging physical activity and offering social events.

AM I ELIGIBLE?

SilverSneakers is a program for active older adults who qualify under their Medicare health plan. If you are unsure of your eligibility you can: talk to your health care provider, check online, or come to either Edwardsville YCMA location and our staff will determine your eligibility.

BENEFITS OF SILVERSNEAKERS:

Regular participation in SilverSneakers can help you build muscular strength, improve joint mobility and increase cardiovascular endurance, leading to improved health and greater independence. SilverSneakers also provides opportunities to:

  • Expand your social network and strengthen friendships 
  • Increase your mental sharpness
  • Take part in social activities and wellness opportunities
  • Unlimited access to fitness centers in both locations including: 13,000 sq. ft. of fitness equipment, low impact and easy to use cardio machines for walking and biking as well as weight machines to build muscle strength
  • Take Drop-in Group Fitness classes for free including Aerobics 101, Walk “Live” Aerobics & Tai Chi
  • Unlimited use of our air-conditioned  walking track year-round
  • Enjoy our two indoor pools year-round and outdoor pool during the summer
  • Open swim & open gymnasium (scheduled times)
  • Access to scheduled areas during “Members Only” times
  • Free or reduced rates on most YMCA programs & activities
  • Privilege of renting racquetball/ wallyball courts
  • Open skate & open tennis (scheduled times)
  • Open rock wall climbing (scheduled times)
  • Access to spinning classes & personal training (fees charged)
  • Free or reduced rates on most YMCA programs & activities
  • Member only early registration opportunities

WHAT DO I NEED FOR REGISTRATION?

When you come in please bring your Healthways ID card or insurance card. You can either fill out the application (or transfer form) and waiver forms at the desk or fill them out at home and bring them in.

DON’T FORGET TO SWIPE YOUR CARD WHEN YOU COME IN!

FORMS YOU CAN PRINT AHEAD OF REGISTRATION:

FITNESS CENTER MEMBERSHIP BENEFITS

When you sign up for a fitness center membership at the Edwardsville YMCA you will have access to all of the basic membership amenities as well as these benefits:

  • Unlimited access to fitness centers in both locations including: 13,000 sq. ft. of fitness equipment, low impact and easy to use cardio machines for walking and biking as well as weight machines to build muscle strength 
  • Take Drop-in Group Fitness classes for free including Fitness Over 50 and Walk “Live” Aerobics 
  • Access to spinning classes & personal training (fees charged)

SILVERSNEAKERS CLASSES

SILVERSNEAKERS CLASSIC

The Edwardsville YMCA is proud to offer SilverSneakers Classic group fitness class at both of its locations. Have fun and move to the music through a variety of exercises designed to increase muscular strength, range of movement, and activities for daily living. Hand-held weights, elastic tubing with handles, and a SilverSneakers ball are offered for resistance. A chair is available if needed for seated or standing support. Led by a certified SilverSneakers instructor.

Monday/Wednesday | Meyer Center Gymnasium | 8:00 - 8:50am
Tuesday/Thursday | Esic Center Gymnasium | 8:30 - 9:20am
FREE for SilverSneakers and Full Privelege Members
$2 for Basic Members | $5 for Non-Members
Check in at the Service Desk

Contact Wendy Smith, SilverSneakers Coordinator, for more information at wsmith@edwymca.com or call 618-656-0436.

GET HEALTHY, HAVE FUN AND MAKE FRIENDS WITH SILVERSNEAKERS!