Arthritis Pool and Exercise Classes

Arthritis Movement Program
A community-based, recreational group movement and education program designed specifically for people with arthritis and related diseases. The program’s multiple components help reduce pain and stiffness, and help maintain or improve mobility, muscle strength and functional ability. Each class includes a variety of exercises that can be performed while sitting, standing or lying on the floor; endurance building routines; relationship exercises; and health education topics. Individuals from basic to advanced capabilities will benefit from the program.
 
Classes are conducted by trained and certified instructors in partnership with the local Arthritis Foundation chapter. Classes take place on Mondays and Wednesdays from 10:00-11:00 a.m. in the Education Center. Registration is not required prior to class. There is no cost for the movement class.
 
This is an ongoing class. You may start at any time.
  

Arthritis Pool Class
This class is now available through Capital City Health Club. To better serve the community population that suffers from arthritis, the club offers 5 different class times. Instructor led classes on Tuesday and Thursday from 2-2:45pm as well as Thursday from 11:30-12:15. There are also 2 non-instructor led classes that are available to members who previously attended the arthritis program.

Membership Options:
Silver Sneakers is a free fitness program for seniors offered through participating private health plans and Medicare that gives you access to a gym membership. Visit: www.silversneakers.com to determine eligibility. If you are determined eligible, you will receive the information needed for CCHC to process your membership.

If you are not eligible for Silver Sneakers, a provider referral  that confirms a general diagnosis of arthritis is needed to qualify for a special offer. (*This referral must be physically brought to the Capital City Health Club)
With a referral, an individual will qualify for the following options with waived processing fees:
Option 1 (with a 12-month contract)
$29.99/month
Option 2 (without a contract)
$39.99/month
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