Active Older Adult

As we age, it is increasingly important to stay active and exercise regularly. At the Y, older adults can take advantage of exercise programs designed especially for them and benefit from social events ranging from potlucks to group outings and community service opportunities.

SILVER AND FIT

Through Blue Advantage, Blue Cross. Just bring in your Blue Cross Advantage card and make sure to call Blue Cross and identify the West St. Tammany YMCA, Belle Chasse YMCA, East Jefferson YMCA or the Plaquemines YMCA as your fitness center of choice.  This is a full service membership at no-cost to the member.
 

SILVER SNEAKERS

Humana Silver Sneakers members are eligible to receive a free full membership to the Y. To receive the membership please bring your Silver Sneakers card and photo ID to the Y, fill out a YMCA membership application and then you are part of the Y family!

PEOPLES HEALTH

People’s Health Members are eligible to receive a free full membership to the Y. To receive the membership, please call 225-346-5705 and ask to be put on the fitness plan through the YMCA of Greater New Orleans. After you have been placed on the YMCA facility fitness plan, please come in with your photo ID and People’s Health Card.

ACTIVE OLDER ADULTS AT THE Y ALSO BENEFIT FROM:

  • Water aerobics and water therapy classes (seasonal)
  • Group Exercise Classes 
  • Senior strength training
  • Social clubs
  • Potlucks
  • Day trips
  • Health screenings and seminars

*Programs vary at branch locations