Older Adult Wellness

  • We INCLUDE time with a certified trainer to help get YOU started YOUR WAY!

Can we help you live healthier?

We would LOVE to show you around, find out about your interests and goals, understand any sore parts, and help develop and teach you a plan to feel great!

EVERY new membership features 2 sessions with nationally-certified personal trainer. 

We provide this $100 value to ALL NEW MEMBERS in their first 30 days.

Here’s how our trainers can help you get started… in YOUR own way!

  • Orientation to the building, equipment and classes
  • Assessment of your needs and goals and current health
  • Talking through any injuries or specific concerns
  • Understanding any doctor’s recommendations
  • Developing a plan to meet YOUR goals!

If you haven’t already, please click here to contact your branch and schedule a time.

Featured Senior Wellness: Enhance Fitness

New! Enhance Fitness

Low Impact Classes, High Impact Results!

Enhance Fitness is geared toward older adults of all fitness levels. If you have a chronic condition, such as arthritis, you may be able to gain more strength and independence. You will feel energized – physically, mentally and socially – and be surrounded by people who care about your success.

The Facts Tell The Story: Research has shown that among older adults who participate in Enhance Fitness, health costs were lowered by close to $1,000 and 9 out of 10 people stay with the program. In addition, 99% say they’d recommend the program to a friend.

Awesome Value!

Enhance Fitness is a 16-week program that meets 3 times per week for only $60 for members! Register and get started today!

Click here to contact the Utica Ridge YMCA team for more info.

For questions, give us a call at 563.345.4246

Senior-specific Land-Based Group Exercise Classes

Included with membership! Our classes are taught by trained professionals who love to help. We appreciate that EVERYONE needs to start somewhere, and we love to welcome new people! If you find out that a class isn’t for you, that’s okay! We have lots to choose from, with many instructors. So let us help you find out the right one. And if it changes, we’ll help with that, too!

Strength & CoreDavenport, West45 to 60 minutes of upper and lower body strength exercises. Use a variety of props such as dumbbells, tubing, stability balls, gliding discs or core balls to develop strength in your lower body. You will also do a variety of exercises designed to strengthen and tone your midsection. Age 14+upper and
Senior Fun & FitnessDavenportThis class is designed for older adults who want to increase strength, flexibility, balance and endurance using light weights, a resistance band, balls and chairs.
Yoga: Gentle & RestorativeNorthCome learn the fundamentals of basic Hatha Yoga in this gentle but stimulating yoga class. You will learn the basics of various poses and the importance of breath. End class with restorative and relaxing pose. Appropriate for all levels.a final
BodyflowNorthThe Yoga, Tai Chi, Pilates workout that builds flexibility and strength and leaves you feeling centered and calm. Controlled breathing, concentration and a carefully structured series moves and poses to music create a holistic workout that brings the body into a state of harmony and balance.of stretches,
Beginner YogaWestA great way to get started in the great tradition of yoga practice.
Zumba GoldWestAll the fun of the latin aerobics dance program but made specifically for our older participants.
Silver Sneakers ClassicWestHave fun and move to the music through a variety of exercises 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 support.
Silver Sneakers CircuitBettCombine fun with fitness to increase your cardiovascular and muscular endurance with a standing circuit workout. Class uses hand-held weights, elastic tubing, and a ball with non-impact aerobic choreography. A chair is offered for support, stretching and relaxation techniques.
Silver Sneakers YogaBettPhysically and mentally improve your overall well being using a variety of safe and fun yoga postures and breathing exercises. A chair is offered for support and participants work at their own pace touild flexibility and endurance while learning to relax and think more clearly.
Gentle YogaBettCome learn the fundamentals of basic Hatha Yoga in this gentle but stimulating yoga class. You will learn the basics of various poses and the importance of breath. End class with restorative and relaxing pose. Appropriate for all levels.a final
Chair YogaBettA gentle class appropriate for those who prefer not to be down on the floor. All yoga poses will be done seated in a chair or standing, using the chair to help with stability and balance. Classes work through a variety of yoga poses, breath work and relaxation intended to leave you feeling more flexible, strong & energized.
Tai ChiBettThe "Grand Ultimate" mind and body program that creates balance, circulation and focus. Gentle movements and breathing make this beneficial for all participants.

Water Exercise Classes

Y Water Fitness Programs are designed for each participant to get their own level of fitness.

Our pools are literally a “Fountain Of Youth”! Moving in the water takes off the effects of gravity while helping to develop increased range of motion and strength. Plus, working out and moving in the water is a lot of fun! Our water exercise classes are included with membership!

Plus, our Downtown Davenport location has a warm water therapeutic pool with depths from 3-feet to 5-feet deep to make it even easier to move around and participate.

Click here to view our entire YMCA Water Exercise schedule

Click here to view the Pool Schedules section of the website



Helping older adults develop balance, strength, coordination and confidence!

This 8 week session program can help reduce the fear of falling & increase the activity levels of older adults who have concerns about falling. For more information, stop into any Scott County Family Y!

8 week session fee: Members: $30 and Non-Members: $50

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