Fitness adds years to your life and life to your years

Our YMCA Forever Fit classes are led by qualified YMCA fitness instructors and are set to lively music to help you get moving all while having fun.

Forever Fit is a physical fitness and health education program geared for participants over 55 years. The class is offered two to three times per week in eight locations in church halls, senior centres, and community centres across Halifax and Dartmouth. The success of our YMCA Forever Fit Classes dates back to more than 30 years!

Each class is made up of four parts which focus on improving your aerobic fitness, balance, strength and flexibility. The four parts are: Warm Up, Low Impact Aerobics, Muscular Strength & Endurance, and Stretching & Relaxation

YMCA Forever Fit is guided by a Volunteer Advisory Committee made up entirely of participants from each site and certified instructors. YMCA Forever Fit, as a low-cost self-sustaining group, very successfully improves participants’ aerobic fitness, balance, strength and flexibility and creates lasting friendships.

Expect YMCA Forever Fit classes to help you:

  • Improve joint flexibility
  • Increase muscle strength and toning
  • Improve heart and lung fitness
  • Promote better posture
  • Improve balance
  • Promote relaxation and reduce stress
  • Meet other people
  • Prevent illness and disease

Schedule:

* Temporarily closed for reassessment of COVID protocols

** Closed indefinitely due to COVID restrictions

LocationAddressDates & Times
Bethany United Church Gym **2669 Joseph Howe Dr., HalifaxMonday 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m
Dartmouth North Community Centre *125 Highfield Park Dr., DartmouthTuesday/Thursday 10:15 a.m. to 11:15 a.m.
Emmanuel Church Hall *322 Herring Cove Rd., HalifaxMonday/Wednesday/Friday 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.
Faith Tabernacle Church **6225 Summit St., HalifaxMonday/Friday
Friday 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.
Findlay Community Centre *26 Elliot St., DartmouthMonday/Wednesday/Friday 10:45 a.m. to 11:45 a.m.
NSCC Akerley Campus Gymnasium **21 Woodlawn Rd, DartmouthMonday/Wednesday/Friday 9:15 a.m. to 10:15 a.m.
Rockingham United Church *12 Flamingo Dr., HalifaxTuesday/Thursday 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m
St. Andrews Church Hall *6036 Coburg Rd., HalifaxMonday/Wednesday
9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.

Friday 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

For registration and information on this class:

John W. Lindsay YMCA Welcome Desk

(902) 423-9622 Press 0

 

Cathy Beairsto Coordinator, YMCA Health & Active Living
(902) 422- 9622 x 4385
[email protected]