Metro Parks has been recognizing the unique needs of older adults in the community by partnering with the nationally recognized Healthways SilverSneakers® Fitness Program. SilverSneakers is the nation’s leading exercise program designed exclusively for older adults and is available – at no cost – through many Medicare health plans, Medicare Supplement carriers and group retiree plans.
SilverSneakers is renowned for its innovative blend of physical activity, healthy lifestyle and socially oriented programming. Members participating at Metro Parks locations have access to the signature SilverSneakers Fitness Program classes, as well as access to some additional amenities included with a basic fitness membership. The program’s premier network includes nearly 10,000 participating locations nationwide. Once enrolled in SilverSneakers, members may use any participating location, so a great workout is always within reach.
Healthways SilverSneakers® fitness classes are offered at the following Metro Parks locations:
Flaget Senior Center – Tuesdays & Thursdays, 10-11 a.m. / Mondays & Wednesdays 10-11 a.m.
Beechmont Community Center – Tuesdays & Thursdays, 10-11 a.m.
California Community Center – Tuesdays & Thursdays, 11 a.m. – noon.
Douglass Community Center -Tuesdays & Thursday, 10:30-11:30 a.m.
Mary T. Meagher Aquatic Center - Tuesdays & Thursday, 10-11 a.m.
Sun Valley Community Center – Wednesdays & Fridays – 10-11 a.m.
Wilderness Road Senior Center – 8111 Blue Lick Road, 502/964-5151
*To find out if you are eligible for SilverSneakers, please contact your health plan provider.
To learn more about the SilverSneakers Fitness Program, visit www.silversneakers.com or call 888-423-4632 (TTY: 711), Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Eastern.
About Healthways Fitness Programs:
Healthways, the leading well-being improvement company, offers the award-winning SilverSneakers® Fitness Program, founded in 1992, the nation’s leading exercise program designed exclusively for older adults, and Prime Fitness, a comprehensive physical activity program for adult health plan members and employees of large companies. Healthways fitness offerings are available to more than 7 million individuals at participating fitness and wellness centers in all 50 states, Puerto Rico and Washington, D.C. For more information on Healthways fitness programming, call 888-423-4632 or visit www.healthways.com or www.silversneakers.com.