Active Older Adults


Our Active Older Adult/SilverSneaker™ classes are specifically designed to help older adults improve their overall health and well-being through lower-impact movements. In addition, we offer several other senior-friendly classes that are available to members of all ages.

Unlock the door to greater independence and a healthier life with SilverSneakers™ & Renew Active™. Health plans around the country offer these award-winning programs to people who are eligible for Medicare or to group retirees. Both SilverSneakers™ & Renew Active™ provide a fitness center membership to any participating location across the country.

Program benefits include: 

  • Access to conditioning classes, exercise equipment, pool, sauna, and other available amenities 

  • Customized SilverSneakers classes designed exclusively for older adults who want to improve their strength, flexibility, balance, and endurance 

  • Member-only access to online support that can help you lose weight, quit smoking or reduce your stress 

  • SilverSneakers GO for members without convenient access to a location


Group Fitness Classes designed for our Active Older Adults include:

  • SilverSneakers™ Classic

  • SilverSneakers™ Circuit

  • Aqua Fit

Georgia Health Plans that are eligible are:

  • AARP MedicareComplete® from SecureHorizons 

  • AARP® Medicare Supplement Insurance Plan 

  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Georgia 

  • HealthSpring 

  • Humana 

  • Southeast Community Care 

  • WellCare of Georgia, Inc.

The YMCA of Metropolitan Columbus, GA acknowledges both the SilverSneakers™ & the Renew Active™ programs.

To learn more, please visit the SilverSneakers™ or Renew Active™ websites.

Effective January 2020, Renew Active™ replaced the SilverSneakers™ program for all Medicare Advantage policyholders. Please contact your insurance carrier for specific questions about eligibility & coverage.


Here at the YMCA of Metropolitan Columbus, GA, we are bringing active older adults together for camaraderie, fellowship, and fun with the creation of our 'Senior Program'! From a weekly walking club to monthly field trips & more. We are excited about this new offering to help strengthen our Senior population in mind, body, and spirit!

Walking Club

You are invited to join us every Monday and/or Tuesday for a Walking Club beginning again in October.



  • Monday - 11:15 a.m., D.A. Turner Branch

  • Tuesday - 1:00 p.m., John P. Thayer Branch


An indoor option will be utilized on days when the weather is not cooperative.


Light refreshments will be served following our walks!

Monthly Field Trips

Join us each month for a fun afternoon excursion around the Columbus area! From shows at the Springer Opera House to guided tours of the Columbus Botanical Gardens each month offers something a little different.

Registration in advance is required & can be completed at the Front Desk of your local branch. There is a small fee to attend the Field Trips & will vary based on the activity. Transportation from each branch will be provided if needed.


Questions? Please contact Desiree Hagmayer.