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LIVESTRONG at the YMCA

LIVESTRONG® at the YMCA is a free program tailored to meet the specific needs of adult cancer survivors who would like to improve or reclaim their health and well-being before, during and after treatment.

LIVESTRONG at the YMCA

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The small group exercise and support program meets with certified instructors who have completed specialized YMCA of the USA training in the elements of cancer, rehabilitative exercise and supportive cancer care.

Participants in the LIVESTRONG at the YMCA program receive a complimentary 3-month Y membership for themselves and their family or a caregiver.

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Locations
  • Sessions offered at the following YMCA locations: Chestnut Street, Clark County, Floyd County, Northeast, Republic Bank, Southeast, and Southwest
Schedule

Please contact the branch for specific session details.

Starting Price

LIVESTRONG at the YMCA is free for adult cancer survivors.

Age Range

18 and up

The Y is for everyone. If you're looking for financial help, we offer affordable membership and program rates based on household income. Please stop by the branch or give us a call to discuss whether you are eligible for assistance.

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The Y is for everyone. If you're looking for financial help, we offer affordable membership and program rates based on household income. Please stop by the branch or give us a call to discuss whether you are eligible for assistance.

Safety First!

Safety is our top priority. We follow all CDC guidelines, along with those from state and local officials, to ensure we provide the healthiest environment possible.

At a Glance

By focusing on the whole person and not the disease, this YMCA cancer survivor program helps participants move beyond cancer in spirit, mind and body. Program goals include:

  • Increase flexibility and endurance
  • Enhance functional ability to do everyday tasks
  • Improve energy levels and build muscle mass and strength
  • Reduce the severity of any side effects or limitations from surgery or treatment
  • Develop an ongoing physical fitness program, not only as a part of recovery but as a way of life

Ready to Register?

Due to the nature of the LIVESTRONG at the YMCA program, online registration is not available.

To register please email [email protected].

Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions

What's required to participate?

What's required to participate?

Participation requires a medical release from your doctor.

Do I need to be a member to join the program?

Do I need to be a member to join the program?

LIVESTRONG at the YMCA participants receive a complimentary three-month Y membership for themselves and their family or a caregiver.

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