LIVESTRONG AT THE YMCA

The LIVESTRONG program supports the increasing number of cancer survivors who find themselves on the journey from completing their treatment to feeling physically and emotionally strong enough to return to normal life.  These small group sessions are facilitated by certified YMCA instructors who assist participants in a variety of physical activity options including cardiovascular conditioning, strength training, balance and flexibility.  LIVESTRONG creates a welcoming community in which survivors can develop supportive relationships and improve their qualify of life.

Who can participate?
Any adult 18+ who is living with or beyond cancer treatment.

How much does it cost?
There is no cost for participants.

How long is the program? 
The program is 12 weeks long. Groups meet 2 times per week and start April 2017.

When and where is it offered?

LOCATIONDAY AND TIME
Western Family YTuesdays, 6 p.m. and Sunday, 9 a.m.
Western Family YTuesdays and Thursdays, 1 p.m.
Bear-Glasgow Family YWednesdays and Fridays, 5:30 p.m.
Bear-Glasgow Family YMondays and Wednesdays, 1 p.m.
Dover YTuesdays and Thursdays, 12 p.m.

QUESTIONS?
To learn more about class enrollment and availability, please contact
Tricia Jefferson, RD, LDN at tjefferson@ymcade.org or (302) 571-6998.


ADDITIONAL RESOURCES: 

Springboard Beyond Cancer – www.smokefree.gov/springboard

Cancer Support Community Delaware –  https://www.cancersupportdelaware.org/index.php

Our Mission


The YMCA is an association of people of all ages, ethnic groups and religious affiliations that strives to cultivate the human potential, self-esteem, and dignity of all people. Our organization exists to develop and practice the Christian principles of love, caring, inclusiveness, justice and peace…and to enrich the emotional, physical and social life of all individuals, families and our community.