MS FIT

About Our Program

Exercise is essential for overall well-being. Research has shown that exercise can also help manage symptoms of Multiple Sclerosis. These specialized programs focus on maintaining functional ability, improving balance, coordination, mobility, range of motion and combat fatigue.

Meet Ann Marie Certified Aquatic Fitness & Wellness Instructor & Aquatic Rehab Specialist

Through years of training and certifications, Ann Marie’s interest was peaked by the benefits of Aquatic Exercise not only as exercise, but as a form a rehabilitation and wellness programs for those with chronic conditions. Her area of specialty is aquatics for neurological applications with a focus on Multiple Sclerosis.

The Randolph YMCA is an ADA compliant facility. Classes are taught by certified instructors.

Fitness attire & what to bring

  • Proper swim attire is required (swimsuit)
  • Water shoes are encouraged
  • Towel & water bottle (glass is not permitted)
  • Lock to secure personal belongings

For more information, please contact Kathy Fisher, Aquatics Director, 9733661120 x14 or kathy@randolphymca.org

Benefits of Aquatic Exercise:

  • Less impact on your joints
  • Increased ability to stand, balance, and ambulate
  • Increased range of motion
  • Regulate body temperature to prevent overheating

Each class will include:

  • Water Walking
  • Stretching
  • Cardiovascular Fitness and Endurance
  • Muscle Strengthening

Our Aquatic Facility:

  • Class is offered in our Main Pool, a cool water pool, to prevent overheating.               
  • Average water temperature is 82°
  • Pool is easily accessible by a handrail stairway or pool chairlift
  • There are 2 changing areas located on the Main Pool and Warm Water Pool Decks

SO MUCH MORE...

  • Improves overall physical function
  • May change sensory input
  • Provides a social network
  • Motivation
  • Improves mood

Price Membership not required

Schedule

Main Pool Tuesdays 1:00-2:00 pm
Main Pool Thursdays 1:00-2:00 pm

Cost

Members $29/month
Non-Members $39/month

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