YMCA receives new equipment for Silver Sneakers members


VAN WERT – Over the past three years, the YMCA SilverSneakers program has evolved into a tiered program that works with over 30 different insurance companies and 300 registered seniors to provide free access to fitness needs. fitness, swimming programs and educational seminars. The YMCA has fully certified instructors and the classes are at an all time high.

With continued growth, the YMCA recently invested in several new equipment specific to the needs of the elderly, including two new treadmills equipped with pulse counters, scales and Bluetooth tracking. The Silver Sneakers program is set up to allow seniors to come to the facility and stay active while sharing with their peers.

“These new treadmills will give Silver Sneakers members additional opportunities to exercise on the ground floor with instant access through our 24/7 senior lobby!” We hope that all members will continue to achieve their goals through their Y membership, ”said Hugh Kocab, CEO of the YMCA.

The YMCA’s mission is to put Christian principles into practice through programs that help build healthy minds, minds and bodies for all.

For more information on this and any other programs available through the Van Wert County YMCA, contact Kevin Morrison, Membership Director, at [email protected], 419-238-0443, or by visiting www.vwymca .org. The Van Wert County YMCA is funded in part by the Van Wert County Foundation and United Way.

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