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Our fitness classes can help older adults benefit from appropriate and regularly scheduled activities. All programs are presented by certified YMCA staff and are developed to meet the needs of older adults. All classes and programs are held in a well-lit, accessible room (elevator access).

We also feature a variety of programs such as trips, seminars, special events, and other classes designed to help you make new connections and spend quality time with good friends.

For more information, contact Health & Wellness Director Laura Clary, 315-990-0696, or email Laura


Chair Yoga:  This 45-minute class is practiced either sitting or using chairs for support in various postures and is designed to mindfully increase range of motion to enhance your quality of living while meeting students where they are. This class is ideal for students with limited mobility or healing from injury. Appropriate for students of all levels.

Blended Chair: This is a true fusion class that will offer strength exercises using light dumbbells while improving balance and flexibility out of the chair. The class will end with a few moments of chair Yoga to leave the facility centered and energized to finish the day.

Enhance Fitness®: Enhance Fitness is an evidence-based group exercise and fall prevention program. This program is for adults 18+ who have been diagnosed with osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, fibromyalgia, gout, and lupus. You will attend in-person, group exercise classes at the Auburn Y; these classes are 1-hour in length, and take place 3 times a week for 4 months.
All ability levels are accommodated by professional instructors. 
Auburn Y Member Cost: $40 General Public cost: $120
If you would like to learn more about this program or when the next session dates are, please contact our Health & Wellness Director Laura Clary.



AQUACISE: Done in shallow water. Includes, stretching, aerobics, walking & cool down.

DEEP WATER FITNESS: Participants use float belts for a low-impact workout in deep water, incorporating upper and lower body exercises for toning and improving core body strength.

DEEP WATER BOOTCAMP: A high-intensity, deep water fitness class that is fun, fast, and effective.  Uses a variety of buoyancy and resistance equipment, circuit training, and cardio work to help you improve your fitness, tone, and strengthen your body.  A challenging workout, yet adaptable for all fitness levels, ages, and abilities. 

AQUAHIGH: Done in shallow water. Includes, stretching, followed by high-level aerobics then a cooldown.

AQUAHIIT: Improve flexibility, build strength and burn massive calories.  High-energy intervals paired with soothing stretches for recovery.