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Charlottesville Parks & Recreation teams up with Silver Sneakers program for senior fitness

Charlottesville Parks & RecreationCharlottesville Parks & Recreation has joined the list of locations for the national senior fitness program, Silver Sneakers®. Seniors ages 65+ can utilize Carver Recreation Center and Smith Aquatic & Fitness Center for no upfront cost if they have a qualifying healthcare plan for the Silver Sneakers® program.

Silver Sneakers® is the nation’s leading community fitness program specifically designed for older adults which promotes greater health engagement and accountability by providing members with regular exercise (strength training, aerobics, flexibility) and social opportunities. Program details and eligibility can be found at

At Carver Recreation Center and Smith Aquatic & Fitness Center, seniors will be able to utilize a variety of amenities and benefits including; indoor lap and leisure pools, cardio and strength training equipment and group exercise classes such as yoga, zumba and water aerobics.

To find out more about the Silver Sneakers® program or if you are eligible, visit or you can call Carver Recreation Center at (434) 970-3053 or Smith Aquatic & Fitness Center at (434) 970-3072 for assistance.