YMCA of Central Ohio

Enhance®Fitness for older adults

Enhance®Fitness is an evidence-based group exercise program, helps older adults at all levels of fitness become more active, energized, an empowered to sustain independent lives. This wellness program focuses on dynamic cardiovascular exercise, strength training, balance, and flexibility — everything older adults need to maintain health and function as they age.

In a typical class, participants will experience:
• A certified instructor with special training in bringing out the physical best from older adults
• A 5-minute warm-up to get the blood flowing to the muscles
• A 20-minute aerobics workout that gets participants moving, or a walking workout to lively music that the class chooses
• A 5-minute cool-down
• A 20-minute strength training workout with soft ankle and wrist weights (0 up to 20 pounds)
• A 10-minute stretching workout to keep the muscles flexible
• Balance exercises throughout the class
• Lots of opportunities for participants to make new friends and acquaintances!


Locations and Contact Information:

Hilliard/Ray Patch Family YMCA
Brianna Burke

Hilltop YMCA
Barbara Camfield

Delaware Community Center YMCA
Amy Mosser

Grove City YMCA
Angie Jordan

Gahanna/John E. Bickley YMCA
Inez Rosa