Firefly is a fun and exciting program at the Warren County YMCA for adults with intellectual disabilities. Classes run in 5-week sessions with afternoon classes Monday thru Thursday and morning class on Friday. Each day will consist of a greeting time, exercise time and conclude with a short period of social interaction and nutritious snacks. This program is geared for 12 individuals, along with their aide and/or family members. All will participate in activities to guide them towards a healthy lifestyle. This program will be offered FREE because of the Edith L Trees Trust grant. Pre-registration is required. Please see Kim Slocum to register. Must register prior to the start of each 5 week session. Firefly participants also receive a YMCA membership. Please bring your YMCA membership card each time you visit the Y for Firefly class.

Days: Monday thru Friday
Time: M-Th: 1:00-2:00 pm / Friday 10:30-11:45 am
Cost: FREE
Registration: Must pre-register at the YMCA for each 5-week session. See Kim Slocum or email

January 2nd - February 1st
Feburary 4th - March 8th
March 11th - April 13th
April 15th - May 18th

Activities: (Feb/Mar Session)
Functional Fitness/Walking Track
Tuesday/Thursday: Drum Fit in West Gym
Friday: Recreational Fitness East Gym Fun and Games

Activities: (March/April Session)
Precor Fitness Room w/ Chris Dolan
Tuesday/Thursday: Aquatics Fitness - Shallow End Exercise (Family/ADA Locker Room Available)
Friday: Recreational Fitness East Gym Fun and Games
(Alternative to swim - Functional Fitness, walking the trace and using different equipment in the Precore Room.)


Aquatics Fitness for Firefly: This is an excellent opportunity to get in a great workout and help with mobility issues typically associated with land exercises. There are Personal Flotation Devices available to use such as vests, noodles and more. Please see your instructor if you are in need of any assistant for this class.

Precor Room Fitness: The YMCA Precor Room has top of the line fitness equipment! Chris Dolan, Wellness Director, will take the Firefly group through an introductory beginner class. She will explain how to use the machines, proper form and the benefits to the participants. 

Recreational Fitness Fridays: Recreational sports and games will be provided to allow for a fun-filled morning with friends, while getting in a great workout. Please wear comfortable clothes and sneakers.