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Senior Fitness

PVCC has one of the largest Senior health and fitness programs in the North Valley.  People of all fitness levels and ages come together to engage in instructor-guided fitness activities.  There are numerous opportunities for senior adults to learn and enjoy health enhancing classes and events including:

Non-credit Senior Fitness semester membership

Non-credit Senior Fitness yearly membership

Senior Group Exercise classes

Zumba Gold Class

Tai Chi for Seniors

Silver Sneaker Class

Wellness Breakout Sessions

Senior Theme Parties


Silver Sneakers Fitness ProgramWhat is the SilverSneakers® Fitness Program?

SilverSneakers is a fun, energizing fitness program that helps older adults take greater control of their health by encouraging physical activity and offering social events. This is a FREE fitness membership offered In partnership with select Medicare health plans or to group retirees.

Your Silver Sneaker membership includes our Fitness Center, along with group activity classes such as: SilverSneakers® Classic and Cardio.

How can you join Silver Sneakers at PVCC?

Attend our Silver Sneaker enrollment orientation. These are offered every Monday and Wednesday at 12:00pm in room F131 in our fitness center.

What Medicare health plans are accepted / partners?

Below are some participating plans:

  • AARP MedicareComplete® by UnitedHealthcare
  • AARP® Medicare Supplement Insurance Plan
  • Health Net
  • Humana
  • SCAN Health Plan
  • UnitedHealthcare/PacifiCare Group Retiree

To find out if your Medicare Health Plan provides the free membership, please call Healthways at 1-888-423-4632.

Who can you contact with questions?

Please feel free to contact your PVCC Silver Sneaker Program Advisor Donna Layshock at (602)787-6548 or Tatum Voeller at (602)787-7261.

Silver and Fit

      Silver and Fit 


Silver&Fit is a fitness and healthy aging program designed to help you achieve better health through regular exercise. 

Paradise Valley Community College is a participating fitness facility which endorses the Silver and Fit program.

Contact Us

Monday - Thursday 5:30am - 8:00pm
Friday 5:30am - 7:00pm
Saturday 7:00am - 2:00pm
Sunday 8:00am - 2:00pm

18401 N. 32nd Street
Phoenix, AZ 85032


Fitness Center
Front Desk - 602-787-7270

Karen Fehr
Exercise Science Faculty/Fitness Center Director 602-787-7286

Donna Layshock
Fitness Center Manager/Senior Coordinator/Employee Wellness 602-787-6548

Terri Warner
Office Coordinator 602-787-7272

Jacqueline Fierro
Division Secretary 602-787-7271

Lori Anonsen
Health and Exercise Science Division Chair 602-787-7295

Lisa Cvach
Fitness Center Tech/Fitness Center Adjunct Faculty

Bobbi Fisher
Fitness Center Tech

Tatum Voeller
PED Faculty 602-787-7261

Sonia Valle
Dance Program Director 602-787-6808

Dale Heuser
Strength and Personal Training Program Director, Group Exercise Program Director