Des Moines, IA, January 24, 2009 --(PR.com
)-- The Orange Planet Athletic Club in Pleasant Hill, IA now offers the SilverSneakers Fitness Program for seniors. The program offers certified instructors teaching classes and utilizing specific exercises and equipment for older adults.
The SilverSneakers Fitness Programs® is the nation’s leading exercise program designed exclusively for older adults. The program offers physical activity, health education, and social events for Medicare-eligible and Group retiree members, usually age 65 or older, but in some cases, those of any age deemed disabled and receiving Medicare.
With the SilverSneakers premier network, members have a complimentary membership with access to a variety of participating locations. The Orange Planet offers SilverSneaker Fitness program classes, such as YogaStretch, CardioCircuit, and Muscular Strength.
Seniors are welcome to utilize the entire facility including participation in senior specific classes. T.O.P. also offers low rates to all seniors, regardless of their health plan and offer convenient on-line pricing and schedules.
“The biggest feed back that we receive from seniors so far is that they enjoy our user friendly equipment and large walking areas. Most are just now learning about our new service and getting involved in our senior only classes”, says owner David Charleston.
SilverSneakers Fitness Programs® located at The Orange Planet Athletic in Pleasant Hill will conduct a roll-out event on Feb 27th, 9-noon for anyone interested in learning more. Representatives from SilverSneakers and The Orange Planet will be on hand to answer questions and help folks get started. Call 515.261.0030 for additional information.