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Exercise Classes


All classes require registration. Center membership is required; must show current membership card at registration. Please feel free to come and observe any class. Refunds for missed classes must be requested from the instructor.

YMCA Classes

Classes run on a month to month basis. Check bulletin board for details.

Please note that you do not need to be a YMCA member to participate.

Balance: Tuesdays, 9:15 AM  As we age, we lose our balance. The good news is that with practice, we can retain our brains and bodies to improve our balance!  This class strengthens key muscles, goes through balance drills, and provides tricks to help improve balance. Sessions run per month and cost depends upon the number of Tuesdays in the month. 

Strength:  Mondays, 10:30 AM A sculpt class designed for seniors using resistance bands, tubing and hand weights to keep your muscles and bones strong!  Sessions run per month and cost depends upon the number of Mondays in the month. 


Registration forms available at the front desk.  Please complete separate checks for each participant, even husband and wife.

No Y membership required.

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Beginner Tai Chi

Wednesdays, 11 am

Join us for a free Beginner Gentle Tai Chi class.  Tau Chi (standing or sitting) is a relaxing exercise suitable for anyone interested in improving their health - it can help you improve your balance, handle stress, and improve your cardiovascular function and blood pressure. Come learn the ancient art of Tai Chi and then stay for lunch.  Reserve your lunch by calling 518-382-8481 ext. 1302


Zumba Gold 

Mondays, 9:15 am

Fridays, 9:15 am

Exciting Latin and International dance rhythms taught here for senior and beginners. Easy to follow, so any age and any fitness level can do it! This fun Latin dance program includes merengue, salsa, cha-cha, calypso, and rock and roll. Guaranteed to provide the participant with a safe and effective total body workout.

Cost:  See instructor. Please make checks payable to Kathy Gautie.

Tai Chi & Qigong Class

Fridays, 10:30 - 11:30 am

April 19 - May 10

This class will cover a small Tai Chi routine and go over some Oigong moves for better breathing techniques.  Experience the world of Tai Chi for more energy and balance.  The total cost is $28. paid in full on the first day of class.  Please contact Tony Grimaldi certified instructor and 3rd Duan rank from New Moon Tai Chi at

518-469-4461 to register. 

Gentle Yoga

Wednesdays, 2:30 - 3:15 pm

3/6 - 3/27 (3week session; no class 3/13) $15.00

4/3 - 2/28 (4 week session) $20.00

This Gentle Yoga Class is for all levels, including beginners.  Learn safe ways to improve flexibility, balance, and strength without straining your joints.  Also, learn breath awareness and be guided through brief meditation.  Please wear loose, comfortable clothes and bring your own mat. Other supports like bolsters and blocks will be provided.  Completed waiver forms are required. Please email Linda at with any questions.   Cash or checks payable to Linda Rockinger.

*Limit 12 students per class (unless pre-authorized by instructor).

Chair Yoga 

Wednesdays, 10:00- 10:45 am

3/6 - 3/27 (3 week session: no class on 3/13) 

4/3 - 4/24 (4 week session)

Instructor Linda Rockinger

Thursdays, 9:05 - 9:50 am

  3/14 - 4/4  (4 week session)

4/25 - 5/23  (5 weel session)

Instructor Chris Darby King

 Payment due to instructor on the first day of class.

Checks payable to the instructor

Participants will be guided through a series of stretches and yoga postures that are modified while sitting in a chair. A minimal amount of standing and balancing will also be included utilizing the chair for support. Each class will also include breath awareness techniques and guided relaxation. Please wear loose, comfortable clothing for ease in movement.  If you have an old necktie or stretchy strap, please bring it to class.

*A completed waiver is required for class.  These waivers are available on the Senior Center website and will also be available at each class. Please email or with any questions,

MVP Intermediate

Tai Chi  

 Wednesdays, 1:15- 2:00 pm

Spring session: 4/10 - 6/12

 The benefits of Tai Chi can include improved balance, flexibility, fall prevention, and muscle strength.  The program is free and open to the public, compliments of MVP Health Care.  Space is limited and registration is required. Register at


Healthy Bones for Life

Tuesdays & Thursdays at 10:10 am

Healthy Bones for Life is a free exercise program that promotes strength, balance and strong bones along with some fun!  Participants commit to twice weekly in-class exercise sessions held at the Center.  Participants must be Senior Center members and have a doctor's note indicating osteoporosis.  Advance registration at the front desk is required, and also a signed consent form acknowledging that you will participate at your own risk.  We will provide you with a medical information sheet which you must complete and bring with you to each class.

Tai Chi Practice

Tuesdays, 9 - 10 am

We are a group of Tai Chi enthusiasts who meet weekly to practice together.  Members bring their own experience and skills to share.  We warm up gently with9          easy stretches.  We practice the Sun form that is taught in the MVP class as well as the popular Yang 24 form.  We close with Qigong, stationary movements with deep breathing.  You are welcome to join us, whatever your level of skill. Offered to members only, no cost.

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