Oil City YMCA to Host Senior Open House on Friday, September 13

| September 10, 2019

OIL CITY, Pa. – The Oil City YMCA has announced an Open House for seniors on Friday, September 13.  The event is free and open to the public.

The open house will begin at 8:30 a.m. and end at 12:45 p.m. and offers a variety of free classes, membership information, and a free luncheon for all who attend.

The open house will allow those with an interest in the YMCA to take a tour, try classes, see classes and programs in action, and talk to staff.  Programs being offered include:

  • 8:30 a.m.  – 12:45 p.m/ – Tours of the YMCA & Membership Information at the Membership Desk
  • 8:30 a.m. – Try fitness in the Wellness Center with Katie Port – Introduction to Fitness
  • 8:30 a.m. – SilverSneakers Group Exercise Class in the studio
  • 9:00 a.m.  – Arthritis Aquatics Class in the Pool (Bring a swimsuit to try the class.)
  • 9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. – Pickleball in the Gym
  • 10:00 a.m. – Water Aerobics Class in the Pool (Bring a swimsuit to try the class.)
  • 11:00 a.m. – Luncheon in the Multipurpose Room
  • 11:20 a.m. – Bingo in the Multipurpose Room

Many older adults qualify for a free membership through their insurance company.  Those that qualify get free access to the YMCA and can utilize it the same way a paying member does.  SilverSneakers members also have free access to special classes and programs, plus special pricing on many other programs.

Those who do not qualify for SilverSneakers, and who are 65 or older, receive a special membership rate of $31/month for single seniors or $43/monthly for senior couples where at least one member is 65+.

All in attendance are invited to stay for a fun community luncheon and bingo games at 11:00 am with Wellness Director, Katie Port.

The YMCA can always check your insurance cards for free YMCA membership access and encourages anyone who would like to know if they qualify to stop by the YMCA for eligibility information.

“We have over 500 SilverSneakers members at the Oil City YMCA,” said, Michelle Murray, Director of Marketing and Membership.

“Each SilverSneakers member receives free access to the YMCA and is offered free aquatic exercise programs, free SilverSneakers group exercise programs, and has all the benefits of a regular paying member.”

Anyone with questions about the Open House planned for Friday should call the YMCA at 814-677-3000.

For More Information

For more information about the Oil City YMCA and Y programs, please visit the YMCA website at www.oilcityymca.org, call 814-677-3000, and follow the Y on Facebook.

The Oil City YMCA is a branch of the Scenic Rivers Association, which includes the Clarion County YMCA, Oil City YMCA, Younger Days Child Care (Oil City), Younger Years Child Care Center (Clarion) and Camp Coffman.


The Oil City YMCA hours are Monday through Friday 6:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. and Saturdays 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

(Article submitted by Michelle Murray, Marketing & Membership Director, Clarion County YMCA, Oil City YMCA, and YMCA Camp Coffman)

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