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Thanks for starting this class. 


I think I can say that we all benefited from the exercise and we look forward to more classes. We would like to attend at least 3 classes per week is that possible?  Let us know.


Thanks again,


Arthritis Water Exercise Classes

Classes on hold at this time



This class allows you to exercise without putting excess strain on your joints and muscles. The gentle activities in warm water, with guidance from a Master Level Swim instructor will help you gain strength and flexibility. Excellent for beginning or returning exercisers, and strengthening for pre-surgery and post-surgery

Group Classes $30 Per Person 30 Min Class

  • Level: All

  • Drop-in class

  • No registration necessary

  • Arthritis diagnosis is not required

  • Swimming skills are not required

  • Pools have ramps, handrails, and shallow steps

  • See your doctor first to get clearance for water exercise


A Typical Class

Classes take place in our heated indoor pools. Exercises approved by the Arthritis Foundation include walking, gentle stretching, flexing, extension and range-of-motion. Exercises are done in shallow water and focus on activities of daily living, moving a joint through your range of motion and holding it to feel a gentle stretch in the muscle.


  • Decreased pain and stiffness

  • Increased joint flexibility

  • Increased range of motion

  • Improved performance with daily activities

  • Improved core muscle strength

  • Improved balance

  • Improved coordination

  • Improved flexibility

Tips + Preparation

New to class? Arrive a little early so our instructor can give you some pointers.

Equipment Needed

  • SPB provides all equipment for this class


Attire and What to Bring

  • Come to class dressed and ready for the pool

  • Proper swim attire is required (swim suit), no basketball shorts, street clothes, etc.

  • Water shoes (encouraged)

  • Towel, water bottle, aqua jacket (optional)



Christopher Bledsoe

Aquatics Director

Swimming Past Boundaries

507 Broadway

Kingston, NY 12401

Corporate Office: 845-625-4929

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