Activities, Programs & Schedules

   

AOA (Active Older Adults-Ages 65+) Corner:

   

JUNE, JULY & AUGUST 2017


Red, White & Blue Potluck featuring the Silver Steppers -July 17, 11:30 am-12:30 pm in the Community Room

 

Why Do I Hurt? -Wednesday, July 26, 3:30-4:30 pm

Dr. Allison Apfelbaum will discuss managing pain and inflammation naturally! Do you have joint pain, muscle aches or chronic injuries that keep re-appearing? There may be some natural ways that can help  manage this pain. Posture, activity modification, nutritional health and supplements may improve mobility and decrease pain. This talk is geared toward active young adults and also older adults who have had chronic pain or have repetitive use injuries.

 

"An Evening with the Piano Guys" October 5 -Ticket pre-sale extended to July 1-31. Limited Tickets available for

$52.00 Facility/Program Members. Sign up today at the YMCA Welcome Center!

 

Vibes In The Vinyard - Staurday, August 12

The Y without walls is going to Bertelsen Winery in Mount Vernon! Vibes in the Vineyard will have variety of live music, no host bar, food truck, “Random Acts of Food,” and a car show! Register now to ride the Y bus to the vineyard for $5. The admission to Vibes in the  Vineyard is $35 at the gate or $25 online before July 20. Tickets and info here: www.skagitadultdayprogram.org/vibes-in-the-vineyard/

REGISTER: July 26-August 11 at the Y Welcome Center to take Y bus

WHEN: Saturday, August 12, 4-8 pm (Y bus leaves venue 7:30 pm)

WHERE: Meet at the Y if taking the Y bus or meet us at the vineyard:

20598 Starbird Road, Mount Vernon, WA 98274

CLASS#: 84508

 

ADVENTURE AWAITS

-AOA Hike Group

-Meet 9 am YMCA Welcome Center Lobby

Sign in/Scan in, Pick up driving directions & get into carpool groups. Please be prepared for the weather and have food/water with you. Open to the community invite a friend!

  • June 27 -Sauk Mountain, 6.6 miles round trip and 1684 ft elevation gain
  • Tuesday, July 11–Evergreen Mountain Lookout, 2.8 miles RT, 1725 ft. elevation, 5587 ft at the top                                    
  • Tuesday, July 18-Lime Kiln Trail, 7 miles RT, 625 ft. elevation, 750 ft at the top.

 

  • Tuesday, July 25 –Green Mountain Lookout, 8.5 miles RT, 3300 ft. elevation, 6500 at the top.

-AOA Walk Group

-Meet 9 am YMCA Welcome Center Lobby

Sign in/Scan in, Pick up driving directions & get into carpool groups. Please be prepared for the weather and have food/water with you. Open to the community invite a friend!

  • Thursday, June 29 –Camano Island State Park, park perimeter loop trail. *Need a Discovery Pass!
  • Thursday, July 13 –Nature Conservancy Port Susan Bay Preserve, * Need to sign Conservancy Liability Waiver from binder.
  • Thursday, July 27–Cama Beach State Park, Center Loop Trail, *Need a Discovery Pass!

 

ALWAYS BETTER WITH A BUDDY-AOA Workout Buddy Program

Active Older Adults (65+) are you looking for a workout buddy? Someone to achieve like goals with and encourage one another to keep moving? Sign up for our workout buddy group and we will get you connected! Sign-up sheet at the Welcome Center.

 

For more information on each of these events please contact Ruth Watkins, AOA Coordinator at P 360-572-3412 or      E rwatkins@ymca-snoco.org 

 

 

Free Community Swim

2-4:45 PM

See dates below

Recreational swim time. One lap lane is provided. Community swim is available for free to all community members. Upon arriving at the pool, you will be asked to sign in, to help keep track of attendance. 

Upcoming dates:

  • July 15
  • August 12 & 19
  • September 16
  • October 21
  • November 18
  • December 16

Please bring current picture ID.