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The New Canaan YMCA’s ForeverWell program is designed to benefit the total health of our active older adult members through a variety of fitness and social opportunities.
From drop-in sports including basketball, pickleball, and volleyball in to volunteering opportunities, the Y offers a variety of ways to help you get active and stay engaged.
For additional information and any questions about the Y’s sports department, contact Lenwood Latta at 203-920-1634 or [email protected].
For additional information about volunteer opportunities, contact Ida Lupinacci in our HR Department at 203-920-1647 or [email protected].
The Y provides wellness opportunities for all ages, abilities, and interests. Personal fitness opportunities include working out in the Wellness Center, Zone, one-on-one personal training, or lap swimming in our Forese Family and Valles Pools. Group programs include small group training with a group of friends or Pilates apparatus in our apparatus studio, in addition to drop-in group exercise classes such as strength training, yoga, Pilates, zumba®, barre, aquatic fitness, cycling, and more in our state-of-the-art Group Exercise, Mind Body, Aquatic, and Cycling Centers.
Aquamates: This water exercise class is specifically designed for active, older adults. High-energy, fun class is great for improving physical, social, and mental well-being!
Chair Fitness: Improve your cardio, core, balance, and strength while seated in an upright chair. Fun music and great instructors!
Chair Yoga: With the support of a chair, this gentle yoga class will help you improve postural alignment, maintain pelvic mobility, reduce muscle tension, and gain strength through flowing movements and focused breathing.
Chair Pilates: From the chair to the mat, this Pilates class will simultaneously strengthen and elongate all the muscles of the body, focusing on the powerhouse (core) while using your own body weight for a healthy spine.
View up-to-date group exercise schedules below. For additional information and any questions about group exercise classes at the Y, contact Kristin Schnitzler at 203-920-1636 or [email protected]
Additional Program Contacts:
Nutritional Counseling: Kristin Schnitzler at 203-920-1636
Wellness & Personal Training: Eva Saint at 203-920-1623
Aquatics: Emily Daymonde at 203-920-1652
The Y offers monthly enrichment activities free for members ages 55+. These events are an opportunity to connect with old and new friends, learn new things, and share stories and skills.
Click here to view the Y’s calendar of events for upcoming ForeverWell dates.
RSVP for an event by calling our Front Desk at 203-966-4528. For additional information and any questions about ForeverWell social opportunities, contact Carolynn Kaufman at 203-920-1656 or [email protected].
For additional information, questions, or if you’re interested in volunteering to help organize ForeverWell activities, contact Carolynn Kaufman at 203-920-1656 or [email protected].