LiveSTRONG at the YMCA


The LiveSTRONG at the YMCA program is a 12-week exercise program that allows cancer survivors to reclaim their health. Along with 5-11 other cancer survivors, participants will meet with a certified LiveSTRONG instructor twice per week for 90 minutes. Throughout the program, participants will learn how to properly increase your cardiovascular endurance, muscular strength and endurance, balance, and flexibility.

Benefits of participating in the LiveSTRONG at the YMCA program include:

  • Connect with local cancer survivors
  • Learn and apply the foundations of exercise
  • Increase your stamina, energy levels, and sleep
  • Increasing/maintaining muscle mass
  • Reduce side effects of cancer treatments
  • Increase the quality of life!

Upcoming Classes

Indian Land YMCA
Starts April 12 | 12:00pm– 1:30pm
Tuesdays and Thursdays

Gregory Family YMCA
Starts September 20 | 1:00pm – 2:30pm
Tuesdays and Thursdays
Gregory Family YMCA
Starts January 17, 2023 | 1:00pm – 2:30pm
Tuesdays and Thursdays

Current Classes

Baxter Close YMCA
Starts January 25 | 10:30am – 12:00pm
Tuesdays and Thursdays

Gregory Family YMCA
Starts January 18 | 1:00pm – 2:30pm
Tuesdays and Thursdays

CSD Community YMCA
Starts January 24 | 11:30am – 1:00pm
Mondays and Wednesdays

Need More Information?

Download: Referral Form

Download: Medical Clearance Form

For more information or to sign up for the program, contact our Director of Community Health, Jennie Dawkins, at [email protected] and/or 803-324-9622 ext 226.

Thanks to the support of our donors, LiveSTRONG at the YMCA is offered at no cost to cancer survivors. Space is limited for each session to allow for a low instructor-to-participant ratio. 

Thank You!

Thank you for donating to the YMCA of Upper Palmetto and honoring the loved ones in your life with a holiday card at the same time! You will be sent an invoice in the next two business days to process your payment. Please also complete the form at this link so we can address and mail out your holiday cards accordingly!