LiveSTRONG at the YMCA

LIFE AFTER CANCER DIAGNOSIS

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

Baxter Close YMCA
Starts September 6 | 10:30am – 12:00pm
Tuesdays and Thursdays

CSD Community YMCA
Starts September 19 | 11:30am – 1:00pm
Mondays and Wednesdays

Gregory Family YMCA
Starts September 20 | 1:00pm – 2:30pm
Tuesdays and Thursdays
 
Gregory Family YMCA
Starts February 7, 2023 | 1:00pm – 2:30pm
Tuesdays and Thursdays

Need More Information?

Referral Form: Download Here

Medical Clearance Form: Download Here

Intake and Enrollment Form: Download Here

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.