The Duneland Family YMCA has many programs and exercise classes for our older adults and seniors. The Duneland Family YMCA Active Older Adults Center provides physical, recreational, and educational opportunities to seniors in our community.

We welcome adults age 60 and over to come to join in the fun! The Senior Center is open Monday and Friday every week from 11:15am to 2:00pm. A variety of activities are available to participants. These include Exercise, Bingo, Euchre, and Bunco. As well as Health screenings, Art classes, and Wellness Presentations. Please see our updated monthly activity calendars for more details.

Check out monthly activity calendars to see what’s happening!

Senior Programs

The Y offers a variety of senior programs and wellness opportunities for active older adults including physical fitness, social activities and more.

Social Activities

Table games, pot lucks, walking clubs, art classes, and so much more keep you connected and actively participating in your community. 

Day Trips

Get excited to discover new places! We invite you to join us on one of our special lunch destination day trips throughout the year. Reserve your spot by signing up in our Senior Center!

Group Exercise

Because we know that healthy lifestyles are achieved through nurturing mind, body and spirit, well-being, the Y offers a wide range of free fitness classes led by trained, responsive, and fun instructors. Classes designed for active older adults include Building Fit Friends, Silver Sneakers Classics, Y-B Fit, plus more!  Participating at the Y brings many rewards and helps you to be more active and stay independent longer.

Health Screenings and Well-Being Special Events

A variety of classes and services to help prevent and manage disease as well as promote safe, healthy activity. Stay up to date with monthly wellness events by checking the Senior Center Schedule. These programs are FREE for Duneland Family YMCA Members.


As we age, it is increasingly important to stay active and exercise regularly. At the Y, older adults can take advantage of membership options and exercise programs designed for them while benefiting from social events ranging from potlucks to group outings and community service opportunities.

Regardless of age, income, or race, as a YMCA, we are welcome to ALL. To help us fulfill this mission, we offer a discounted membership to seniors based on income. Qualifying Senior Citizen Members (65 yrs old and up) are also not required to pay a Joining Fee.

There are many benefits to joining our YMCA as a Senior, including:

  • Full access to all group exercise classes, including senior specific:
    • Y-B Fit
    • Building Fit Friends
    • Silver Senakers Classics
  • How to Qualify: Must be 65 or older

Silver Sneakers Membership

We are glad to say that we currently accept SilverSneakers Members. This is a program fun and energizing program that help older adults take greater control of their health by encouraging physical activity and offering social events. 

What Do I Need to do to Apply?
Check with your healthcare provider to see if you qualify! Once you are enrolled in a health plan, stop in and see us to complete our registration form and begin utilizing your benefits today! Stop by the Y to get a Silver Sneakers membership form.


We're here to help!

For information regarding the Senior Center, please email us at [email protected] or call us at 219-926-4204 and a Membership Service Representative can answer your questions.