Silver Sneakers - Cedar Rapids Metro YMCA

Silver Sneakers

What is the SilverSneakers Fitness Program?                  

SilverSneakers is a fun, energizing program that helps older adults take greater control of their health by encouraging physical activity and offering social events.  Physical fitness classes are lead at the YMCA by certified instructors.  The program focuses on better overall health through increasing; flexibility, circulation, strength and stamina.

How does the Silver Sneakers Program Work? 

More than just a gym membership, SilverSneakers participants are offered specialized exercise classes, health education and social programs that have been shown to help older adults maintain good health, reduce health care costs and lead an active, independent lifestyle.

Do I have Silver Sneakers? 

Currently, two major healthcare providers in Iowa offer the Silver Sneakers program.  Please click on the links for further information on each health plan provider.

AARP MedicareComplete® by UnitedHealthcare - Available in January of 2012


Please contact our Branch Executives with any questions:

Helen G. Nassif Y - Eric Petersen @ 319.366.6421 or
Marion Y - Kim Jass-Ramriez @ 319.377.7361 or
Stoney Point Y - Dave Baker @ 319.390.3488 or

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