fitness for older adults

Membership at The Gathering Place is a great way for older adults to stay fit!


We have two types of memberships for older adults


Senior Annual Membership:  $50 per year (for those over 65)


SilverSneakers® by Tivity Health Membership: No cost to you if your insurance includes SilverSneakers® as a benefit. 

fitness classes

Senior fitness classes, including SilverSneakers®, BOOM®, Prime Movers, and Senior Volleyball are FREE to all Gathering Place members age 60 and up, whether membership was purchased as an individual or received through the Tivity Health benefit.


Non-member seniors over age 60 may participate in senior classes for $2 per class after filling out a waiver/in case of emergency form (on a space available basis).


Note: Regular (non-senior) group fitness classes, child care, and leagues are not included in GP/SilverSneakers memberships, but members receive a discounted price. 


Price Chart for Senior Classes:

Under 60: $3/GP member; $4/non-member

Over 60: Free for GP members; $2/non-members

Free for SilverSneakers® by Tivity Health Members!

(Pickleball is free to GP members of all ages; $2 for non-members)


No preregistration is needed to attend senior fitness classes or play pickleball, just show up with your sneakers on and water bottle handy!

 

Scroll down for the list of GP senior classes: 

  • SilverSneakers® Classic

    Have fun and move to the music through a variety of exercises designed to increase muscular strength, range of movement, and activities for daily living. Hand-held weights, elastic tubing with handles, and a SilverSneakers ball are offered for resistance. A chair is used for seated and/or standing support. Fitness level: Designed for ages 65 and up. Wednesdays & Fridays at 2 p.m. (60 min.)

  • BOOM® Muscle

    MUSCLE incorporates athletic-based exercises that improve upper body conditioning. You’ll move through several “blocks,” which are groups of exercises that focus on different muscle groups. The focus of this class is on toning muscles and building overall strength. Fitness level: Designed for active older adults ages 55 and up (must be able to exercise in a standing position and get up and down from the floor). Tuesdays at 7:30 a.m. and 10:50 a.m. (30 min.)

  • BOOM® MIND

    MIND is a unique class as it takes the best athletic stretching and Pilates moves and combines them into one fusion class. Designed to relax the body and mind with peaceful music and rhythmic body movements. The focus of this class is on core, lower body strength and balance. Fitness level: Designed for active older adults ages 55 and up (must be able to exercise in a standing position and get up and down from the floor). Wednesdays at 10:50 a.m. (30 min.)

  • BOOM® MOVE IT

    MOVE IT is a dance workout class that improves cardio endurance and burns calories starting with simple dance moves then building into more complex sequences. Fitness level: Designed for active older adults ages 55 and up (must be able to exercise in a standing position and get up and down from the floor). Thursdays at 7:30 a.m. (30 min.)

  • pickleball

    Come discover the fastest growing sport in America! Pickleball is played on a badminton size court, but with a low net, a wiffleball, and paddles. This “league” is open to all ages, not just older adults. Mondays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays from 10:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.

  • CHAIR VOLLEYBALL

    Gather with your friends for some volleyball…played seated in a chair with a beach ball—minus the sand! Enjoy smiles, friendships, and activity with this group of seniors. Thursdays at 2 p.m.


about silversneakers

The SilverSneakers® by Tivity Health Fitness Program is an innovative health, exercise and wellness program helping older adults live healthy, active lifestyles. 


SilverSneakers membership is available to you at little or no cost through participating health insurance plans. Regular participation in SilverSneakers can help you build muscular strength, improve joint mobility, and increase cardiovascular endurance, leading to improved health and greater independence. 


Enroll with your SilverSneakers® by Tivity Health card and use it to check-in at each visit. Receive all the benefits of regular annual GP members + Senior Fitness Classes are Free! 


Your SilverSneakers fitness membership includes:

  • Full access during open hours to our basic amenities such as the indoor walking track, cardio & weight-lifting rooms, racquetball court, game room, indoor soccer field, and 3 basketball courts (except during reservations or leagues).
  • Locker rooms with showers (please bring your own lock). 
  • Senior group fitness classes are FREE to SilverSneakers and GP senior members. SilverSneakers members who would like to participate in regular adult group fitness classes may do so at the GP member rate.

SilverSneakers also provides opportunities to: 

  • expand your social network and strengthen friendships
  • increase your mental sharpness
  • take part in social activities and wellness seminars
More than one million members nationwide already enjoy SilverSneakers. Join them today and bring your SilverSneakers card and/or health plan ID to the front desk, and our friendly staff will help you enroll! 

SilverSneakers® is a registered mark of Tivity Health, Inc.

For more information about The GP's fitness classes for older adults, download our informational flyer here.


If you would like help enrolling at The GP or have questions about SilverSneakers, please contact: Melanie LeBaron at 317-884-0531 x292 or mlebaron@ccgonlilne.org