See What's Happening for Active Older Adults

Last updated: January 19, 2021, at 7:40 a.m. PT

Originally published: September 17, 2020, at 7:01 a.m. PT

Active Older Adult woman with blue patterned scarf and yellow sweater doing work on her laptop

Active Older Adults (AOA) at the YMCA of Greater Seattle build relationships and create a network of friends who provide support for overall health and well-being. We’ve got a full line-up of virtual and in-person activities designed specifically for our AOA friends, plus other great programs like virtual cooking classes or lap swim that we think you'll enjoy! Find an activity perfect for you from the list below.

Find new on-demand activities, recipes, and wellness tips in our virtual Healthy Living Room!


  • Live & Virtual Group Fitness Classes | Ongoing
    Join us for four AOA classes weekly including AOA Cardio & Balance, AOA Strength, and AOA Chair Yoga from the comfort of home! Free for the community. Learn more >
  • Community Café - What about a COVID-19 Vaccine? | January 19, 1:00pm
    Hear from Diana Yu, MD MSPH as she talks about the vaccine science, how it will be rolled out, and answers your questions! Diana is a graduate of the University of Washington School of Medicine and the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill School of Public Health. She worked as a local health officer for multiple counties in her public health career and recently supported Thurston country during the pandemic before retiring in July. Learn more > 
  • Cooking Class - Winter Warmer Soups | January 20, 4:30pm
    Salads aren't just for summertime! Join us as we prepare three hearty salads bursting with flavor and using in season produce. Learn more > 
  • Poetry Workshop | January 22, 12:00pm and ongoing
    Poetry is a wonderful way to convey emotions, share ideas, and entertain the audience all in one. Join a local Y member and widely-published poet, Terry Busch, to discover your creative writing side. This special workshop meets every other week on Zoom and is free and open to the community. Learn more > 
  • Community Café - Re-Entry: Considerations | January 26, 1:00pm
    Explore what factors others are considering as we all embark on our new season of re-entry and recovery as a community. What have we learned? What are the opportunities ahead? Learn more > 
  • Cooking Class - Bountiful Breakfasts | January 27, 4:30pm
    Breakfast truly is the most important meal of the day! Join us as we make three different satisfying options. Learn more >
  • Cooking Class - Glorious Grains | February 3, 4:30pm
    Explore new and different grains in this glorious grains cooking class.  Learn more >


  • Lap Swim | Ongoing
    Swim, water walk, or practice your own water aerobics routine! Reserve a lap lane at your local Y. Learn more >
  • Cardio & Strength | Ongoing
    Make a reservation at your local Y to use cardio machines or strength equipment. 
  • Outdoor Group Exercise Classes | Ongoing
    Get moving together, rain or shine! Outdoor group exercise classes at local Ys across King County. Make a reservation two days prior. Learn more > 
Category: General Wellness