The Arthritis Foundation Aquatic Program is a warm-water exercise program shown to reduce pain and improve overall health.
Suitable for every fitness level, the classes are held in a friendly and supportive environment that encourages social interaction among participants.
Benefits to You
The Aquatic Program will help you:
- Reduce pain
- Decrease feelings of isolation through social interaction
- Gain strength and flexibility
- Improve your day-to-day life
Experience the Aquatic Program
The Aquatic Program can be experienced in a class setting:
Aquatic Classes – Led by certified instructors, the one-hour classes meet for six weeks, two to three times per week and are designed to be a fun, safe way for people with arthritis to exercise and stay fit.
Arthritis Water Exercise DVD – Based on the popular Arthritis Foundation Aquatic Program, this 45-minute DVD provides a water exercise routine that can be done outside the class environment.
The Arthritis Foundation Aquatic Program was co-developed with the YMCA. Studies show individuals attending the classes have experienced:
- Less pain
- Improved joint function
- Increased muscle strength
- Better perceived quality of life and well-being
Click on “Find a Local Program” below to find an Aquatic class in your area, or contact your local Arthritis Foundation office by calling 800-283-7800.
To order the Arthritis Water Exercise DVD, click here or call 800-283-7800.
If you are interested in leading a class, CLICK HERE.
If you want to take part but have concerns about your health, consult your health care provider before you begin.