The LIVESTRONG at the YMCA 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 at the YMCA 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.

Fall 2020 Class Schedule

We have added virtual options! LIVESTRONG at the YMCA participants now have the option to participate in the branch, or from the comfort and safety of home.

Fall classes start September 14th. Sign up today!
Virtual online meetingsTuesday and Thursday 1:30-2:00 pm
Virtual online meetingsTuesday and Thursday 3:00-4:00 pm
Virtual online meetingsTBA, evenings
Brandywine YMonday and Wednesday, 1 - 2:30 p.m.
Western Family YTuesday and Thursday, 1 - 2:30 p.m.
Western Family YTuesday and Thursday, 6 - 7:30 p.m.
Central YTuesday and Thursday, 10:30 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Bear-Glasgow Family YMonday and Wednesday, 1 - 2:30 p.m.
Bear- Glasgow Family YMonday and Wednesday, 5:30 - 7 p.m.
Middletown Family YTuesday and Thursday, 1 - 2:30 p.m.
Dover YMonday and Thursday, 1 - 2:30 p.m.
Sussex Family YTuesday and Thursday, 1 - 2:30 p.m.


To learn more about class enrollment and availability, please click on the “Interested in Participating” tab on the top right column above, or contact the Healthy Living Department, or (302) 572-9622.

Our Mission

To empower youth, foster healthy living, and promote strong communities.


Welcome Week (September 12 - 20)

Help us celebrate the power of inclusion and coming together for good with Welcoming Week 2020! Learn more about what is happening at your local Y this week!


New Kids Clubs available while you work out!

Looking for child care while you work out? Try our brand new Kids Fun Club (Ages 2-5) and Youth Fit Club (Ages 5-12)! Each week participants will get together to move, play, explore, and have tons of fun! Registration is required. Click here to browse offerings by location.