The award-winning SilverSneakers® Fitness Program is a proven, results-oriented program that enables older adults, often burdened with chronic conditions, to take charge of their health and maintain an active, independent lifestyle.
- A free fitness center membership at the DLCCC
- Access to any participating fitness center throughout the U.S.
- A specially trained Senior Advisor at the fitness center
- Health education seminars that promote a healthy lifestyle
- Monthly social events to meet new people with similar interests
- Customized SilverSneakers classes designed exclusively for older adults such as Yoga Stretch and Muscular Strength and Range of Motion
SilverSneakers 10+ Club
The DLCCC would like to award SilverSneakers members for reaching participation milestones. Each month you check-in to the facility 10 or more times, you can receive your choice of a DLCCC $5 gift card or a free Day Pass. Those reaching 10 visits a month will have their name posted on the SilverSneakers board (1 month delayed due to report) & can pick up their gift card or Day Pass at the Front Desk. Become part of the SilverSneakers 10+ Club today! Call 218-844-4221 x 118 for more information.
MUSCULAR STRENGTH AND RANGE OF MOTION (SilverSneakers I)
Tuesdays and Thursdays
10:30 – 11:15 a.m.
Have fun and move to the music through a variety of exercises. Hand-held weights, elastic tubing with handles, and a ball are offered for resistance; and a chair is used for seated and/or standing support.
Mondays and Wednesdays
Chair support is offered to safely perform a variety of postures designed to increase flexibility, balance and range of movement. Restorative breathing exercises and promote stress reduction and mental clarity.
All classes held upstairs in the DLCCC Aerobics Room.
Why did participants join the program?
“I wanted to gain muscle strength, better muscle toning and get regular exercise in a non-stressful way. I also wanted to participate in a community center activity for senior citizens.”
“To get exercise on a regular basis. I joined on my last day of retirement. I love the aqua fit class and chair yoga.”
“I joined SilverSneakers to get exercise and to keep my knee limber. It also helps my arthritis.”
How has SilverSneakers benefitted participants?
“Besides getting to exercise it’s nice to meet new people and to socialize with them. It’s a wonderful program.”
“I have gained amazingly better muscle strength and muscle tome by an attending Silver Sneakers regularly for the past 21/2 years here at the DL Community Center. I am especially stronger I my arms, wrists, back and shoulders. My leg, hip, and abdominal muscles are better toned and much stronger.”
“I have lost inches. I have firmed up my muscles. I love the socializing. It helps with my depression. I feel better when I exercise.”
“I can get up each morning with out pain. I do exercise at my age that I never could do at 40.”
“SilverSneakers has helped me stretch my muscles and use my breathing system better. I feel energized and have become more relaxed.”
More information at http://www.silversneakers.com!