YMCA of the Sandhills

Active Older Adults

The Y is a place for people of all ages, abilities, and backgrounds to come together! Our Active Older Adult program, known as A.O.A. provides a fun opportunity for members to participate in fitness classes, social events, water exercise, and even trips across North Carolina!

Check out our upcoming events below.

Health Insurance Sponsored Membership

Enjoy the benefits of YMCA membership at no cost to you. All YMCA facilities are proudly endorsed to accept both Silver Fit, Silver Sneakers and Renew Active health insurance benefits! Find out if you qualify today by calling (910) 426-9622 or speak with your coverage provider.

Program Details:


Fayetteville Branch YMCA (2717 Fort Bragg Rd. Fayetteville, NC 28303):

  • Group Fitness Classes
  • Water Aerobics
  • A.O.A. Socials
  • A.O.A. Trips

Hope Mills Branch YMCA (3910 Ellison Street Hope Mills, NC 28348):

  • Group Fitness Classes
  • A.O.A. Socials

Saleeby Family YMCA (107 Carletta Cagle Dr. Cameron, NC 28326):

  • Group Fitness Classes
  • Water Aerobics



Join us at Hope Mills or Fayetteville Branches for monthly bingo. A chance to win prizes, raffles and enjoy fellowship with your community, just bring a dish to share (optional). Bingo is FREE for AOA members.

Hope Mills Bingo: 4th Wednesday of the month, 11:45am-12:45pm.
Fayetteville Bingo: 2nd Wednesday of the month, 1:00-2:00pm


On the 3rd Wednesday of each month, join the Hope Mills Out to Lunch Bunch! Get social around a delicious lunch surrounded by friends. Contact the Hope Mills Branch for more info.


Celebrate your birthday month! Each month, the Fayetteville branch’s AOA community gets together to celebrate that month’s birthdays at a local restaurant. Check with the front desk to find out where each month’s birthday lunch will be taking place! Every 3rd Thursday of the month!


KIDS NIGHT OUT (Not offering at this time)

Parents enjoy a night out while we watch the kids! A fun night for the kids that includes music, games, swimming, making new friends, pizza and more! Every THIRD SATURDAY of the month.

PREP Preschool Care at the HOPE MILLS and SALEEBY FAMILY

8:30am- 12:00pm Monday ~ Friday, 2 1/2 - 5 years of age who are potty-trained. MEMBER cost: $52/week, Non-Member cost: $62/week. Registration Fee $34 per Non-Member. Program features ABeka, Montessori, sports-play, healthy snack, social skills, Bible Verses, monthly field trips and more.

Contact us at 910-426-9622:

Option 2, Hope Mills

Email: Rakia at: rakia.epps@ymcaofthesandhills.org

Option 4, Saleeby Family

Email Chealsea at: chealsea.sias@ymcaofthesandhills.org