For a soothing exercise environment, try the SilverSneakers water exercise class, Silver Splash. You don’t need to know how to swim. A SilverSneakers kickboard is used to increase strength, and for stability and balance in the water. Members with arthritis or other joint conditions will find the water comforting and the non-impact workout invigorating.
Time: 9:30 – 10:30
Where: Lap Pool
It is fun and easy with long-lasting results. Improve your endurance and get a great workout! Thirty minutes of brisk water walking equals one hour of land walking. Walk the River Circle and chart your miles. Earn a free tee shirt for completing fifty miles!
Fee: FREE/YMCA Member – Daily Fee/Non-YMCA Members
Age: 16 & over
Swim for fun and fitness. Do your workout and log your miles. Record-keeping sheets are located on the pool deck. No time limit. Swim at your own pace. Complete the 50-mile swim and receive a complimentary free tee shirt.
AGE: Coed 16 & OVER
DAY/TIME: During lap swim times
FEE: FREE/YMCA member -Daily Fee/Non-YMCA Members
Join this energetic group as they exercise in the water. All abilities welcome.
AGE: 18 & OVER
Experience water resistance and the advantages of water exercise in this shallow and deep water exercise class.
AGE 17 & OVER
AGE 17 & OVER
TIME: 8:30am – 9:20am
Join us Thursday evenings for this fun new water class that’s held in the
Therapy Pool of the Illinois Valley YMCA.
You don’t have to be a senior—or even an avid swimmer—to get a great workout in the water. Whatever your age or fitness level, H20 is a warm water exercise that’s gentle on the joints. It’s an especially effective option if you’re suffering from arthritis or recovering from a recent injury.
Days: Thursday Evenings
Who: Everyone 18 and older
Cost: Y Members FREE—Daily Fee if not a member