All group classes offer modifications, however the following classes offer the easiest ease of entry:
Seated Cardio Fit
Yoga: All yoga classes, we have two therapy tables available in the yoga studio at our Nir Family YMCA
Indoor Cycling: we have a hand bike and wide-profile seat available at our Nir Family YMCA
The Nir Family YMCA has the following wheelchare accessible equipment for use:
SciFit Step One
SciFit Pro2 Arm and/or Leg Bike
We have two indoor pools located at our Nir Family YMCA that include:
Zero Entry Ramps
Pool wheelchairs available upon request
Y staff are readily available on our wellness floor during most operating hours
Free one-on-one equipment orientations with Wellness Coaches
Seminars, Lunch-n-Learns, and Nutrition Programs
Group Exercise Instructors
Exercise for All is a free program designed for amputees at any stage of their recovery. The program seeks to provide amputees with facility access, group instruction, and wellness opportunities in a supportive, fun atmosphere. In addition to YMCA Health and Wellness Staff, clinicians will be present at meetings to assist with bridging the gap between the clinical setting and active daily living (ADL). The YMCA offers adaptive equipment, knowledgeable staff, and accessible facilities. Cheerleaders welcome! Spouses, Friends, Older Children/Grandchildren are welcome to attend and participate as part of the program.
2nd Saturday of the Month
During the second Saturday of every month participants are invited to the wellness center at the Nir Family YMCA. The first 30 minutes of the program will include an exercise class with modifications provided for every level. The remaining time will be open time on the floor with YMCA staff available to provide support and instruction on cardio and strength training equipment.
4th Saturday of the Month
During the fourth Saturday of every month participants are invited to the swimming pools at the Nir Family YMCA. Pool lifts, zero-entry ramps and pool wheelchairs are available. A variety of instruction and programming will be provided including swimming, water fitness and water basketball!
Nir Family YMCA
2710 Market Street
2:00pm - 3:30pm
2nd & 4th Saturdays of the month
Thursdays 2:00pm - 3:00pm
This program is designed to introduce indoor rowing to those with physical and/or mental disabilities. One-on-one caregivers are encouraged to attend and assist as needed. Rowing coaches are YMCA group exercise instructors and personal trainers who are also certified in indoor rowing. Many of our rowing instructors also have experience in the competitive world of on-water rowing. Our staff have been working around the clock to prepare to launch this exciting new program! YMCA membership is not required to participate.
Rowing is a great way to increase fitness levels, participate in a fun, group activity and build confidence in their skills.
Sign up at the Welcome Desk or Click here to register online.
You must sign up for the full 5-week program and be able to attend regularly. Class size is limited to 7 participants.
Complete the Adaptive Rowing Registration Packet which can be found at the Wellness Desk.
Classes will be held throughout the year in 10-week sessions.