Breathe Well

The YMCA has teamed up with Interior Health to bring you a respiratory rehab and exercise program. Breathe Well is designed specifically for people with mild COPD and other respiratory conditions to exercise in a safe environment with staff supervision. NOTE: People with moderate to severe COPD should attend the Kelowna General Hospital’s respiratory rehab prior to enrolling in this program.

Choose to Move

At the Y, helping adults experience optimal health as they age is a top priority. Are you over the age of 65, physically inactive and living with a chronic condition? Do you want to learn how to build physical activity into your lifestyle to support your health and over all well-being? Are you interested in meeting new people and being part of a safe and supportive community? Without the right...

Exercise is MedicineĀ®

Let us guide you towards a stronger and longer life through exercise. Exercise is proven to be one of the most effective and safe ways to prevent and treat many chronic diseases such as heart disease, hypertension, diabetes, osteoporosis, anxiety disorders, depression and more. It's also recognized by the government as critical to our overall health. As a result, the Exercise is Medicine®...

Healthy Hearts

This program is ideal for anyone who wants to prevent or recover from a cardiac event. Regular monitoring of blood pressure, group stretching, and individualized exercise programming will help you maintain and improve your overall health. Members can feel safe and supported while exercising under the supervision of our qualified staff.

Healthy Hips and Knees

This program is designed specifically for people who are awaiting total hip or knee replacement surgery, or those who have recently had surgery. Individuals who exercise to prepare for surgery have better hospital experiences, fewer complications, and a smoother recovery. Maintaining adequate physical activity post-surgery will also increase the life of your joint replacement. Your individualized...

Mingle Mondays

The YMCA would like to invite all older adults to join us in our monthly social. Mingle Mondays is a great opportunity to meet new people, make friends and socialize with others while enjoying a light snack. This program is free for non-members and no sign-up is necessary. Just drop in and bring a friend! And if you would like to help out at next month’s social, please contact us via email...

Senior Health Assessment

This 45-60 minute assessment measures various health indicators that contribute to your overall health and prevent the risk of disease. Tests include blood pressure, cardiovascular health, muscular strength, balance, agility and more! Join us for a snack and refreshment after your assessment. Open to all!

YMCA Healthy Aging

If you are physically inactive and live with chronic pain or a chronic condition this is the perfect program to start your journey to a healthier lifestyle. For more information contact Adriane at adriane.long@ymcaoakanagan.ca or call 250-491-9622 ext 224.