What is Silver Sneakers?
The SilverSneakers Fitness® program is a fun, energizing program that helps older adults take greater control of their health by encouraging physical activity in a social atmosphere. Silver Sneakers classes are total-body conditioning classes designed to increase muscular strength, endurance, range of movement, flexibilty, balance, agility, and coordination. Classes involve the use of hand-held weights, elastic tubing with handles and a small exercise ball. A chair is a available for additional support or seating if needed.
I'm a little afraid of beginning an exercise program, are Silver Sneakers classes safe?
Yes. Our certified Silver Sneakers class instructors are fitness professionals, CPR-certified and are properly trained to respond to an emergency if one should arise. Silver Sneakers classses are designed for all fitness levels and are geared for older adults.
How do I know if I'm eligible for Silver Sneakers?
Silver Sneakers is for adults 65+ and is free with qualifying health plans. To find out if you are eligible, call 1-888-423-4632 or check online at www.silversneakers.com.