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Our Active Older Adult programs offer a wide variety of health and wellness activities that help keep seniors active, healthy, happy, and engaged.

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Living Well with Diabetes

Free Free 18+ August 3, 2021 - September 7, 2021
Caldwell YMCA: Tue, 10am–12pm

This evidence-based program created at Stanford University is for people living with or taking care of someone with diabetes, or a person that would like to learn more about living a healthy life with a chronic condition. The workshop meets once a week for six weeks and covers topics such as symptoms of diabetes, healthy ways to manage high and low blood sugars, working effectively with health care providers, stress reduction techniques, and the importance of nutrition, diet, and exercise.

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Teen and Adult Swim Lessons

$50 $87 13+
West Boise YMCA: Mon, Wed or Tue, Thu, 5:20–5:50pm
Downtown Boise YMCA: Mon, Wed or Tue, Thu, 7:10–7:40pm

In Water Acclimation, Water Movement, and Water Stamina, students are taught the recommended skills for all to have around water including safe water habits, underwater exploration, and how to swim to safety and exit in the event of falling into a body of water. Activities, games, and drills geared to reinforce learning, are utilized heavily

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YMCA’s Weight Loss Program

$100 $150 18+

Caldwell YMCA: (In-person sessions only)

Session 1: Sep 7–Nov 23 | Tuesday 8:30–9:30am

Session 2: Sep 10–Nov 26 | Friday  12–1pm

West Boise YMCA and Boise City Aquatic Center: (Both in-person and virtual sessions)

Sep 10–Nov 26 | Fridays at 12–1pm

Y’s Weight Loss Program is a 12-week program with each week focusing on different topics. The class will help participants to facilitate their own goals. Sessions include balanced eating, physical activity, goal setting, positive psychology, and behavior sustainability.

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