The Duluth Y’s Active Older Adult programs accommodate a wide variety of interests and functional abilities of older adults. Active Older Adults programs include water exercise, strength building, stability gaining, yoga and stretching classes. The Duluth Y also offers socialization opportunities such as cribbage & coffee and monthly social excursions.
So come and join the Y for some fun, fitness, friends, and learning!
Active Older Adult Group Exercise Classes
Increase mobility, balance, range of movement, and strength in this gentle conditioning class. Uses light free weights, resistance bands, and ball for coordination. Chair is available for use. Level: E
Focuses on slow stretches, flexibility, and deep breathing to help reduce stress. Level: E
Yoga designed to ease and recover body from ailments. Guided, gentle movements, and stretches. Level: E
Designed to increase muscular strength, range of movement and activity for daily living skills. Hand-held weights, elastic tubing with handles and a ball are offered for resistance, and a chair is used for seated and/or standing support. Level: E
Low impact, therapeutic, aerobic, and strength conditioning class. Level: E
Specialty Group Exercise Classes
The Duluth Y has partnered with the Courage Kenny Northland organization to offer our members and community this excellent program. This program was developed for youth and adults with physical disabilities (MD, CP, MS, spinal cord injuries, etc). Adaptive Yoga is designed to increase strength, flexibility, balance, and ability to focus inward through the active practice of postures.To register, contact Mark Hanna at 218.726.4834
Put a little spring in your step with this fun, light-hearted, and social dance class! Each session offers something new and a variety of styles such as the Waltz, Cha-Cha, Tango, Swing, Salsa, & lots more! Perfect for the young and heart. No partner is needed! Easy and accessible parking.
Take this change to relax and play some cribbage with others. Coffee and snacks are provided. Grab a cup of coffee and get a game going! Coffee and Cribbage takes place every Wednesday from 1-3pm at the Y at Woodland located at 3211 Allendale Ave, Duluth. FREE for YMCA and Woodland Community Center Members. All others, $1.00.
View our schedule below to find times/days for the FREE classes for members.
All group exercise classes (except Specialty Classes) at the Downtown, Woodland, and Beach House locations are FREE to Y members. Some classes require pre-registration.