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
Silver and Fit members are eligible to receive a free full membership to the Y. To receive the membership, please bring your Silver and Fit card and photo ID and $25 registration fee to the Y and fill out a YMCA membership application.
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 the Capital Area. After you have been placed on the YMCA facility fitness plan, please bring your photo ID and People's Health Card.
Ochsner "Golden" (GO)
Golden members are eligible to receive either the Corporate/Corporate Family rate (if member is under age 65) or Senior/Senior Household (if member is age 65 or older). To receive the membership, please bring in your Go Card and Photo ID. Ochsner Golden Opportunity VIP members also enjoy NO joining fee.
The UnitedHealthcare membership will reimburse its members $20 per person or $40 per family including qualifying spouse. To receive the membership, please bring in your Activation ID letter and fill out an enrollment form here at the Y.
Active Older adults at the Y also benefit from:
▼ Water aerobics and water therapy classes
▼ Senior strength training
▼ Arthritis relief classes
▼ Saunas, steam rooms and whirlpools
▼ Social clubs
▼ Day trips
▼ Health screenings and seminars
▼ Bible study