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.

Class days and times:

Brandywine YMonday and Wednesday, 1 - 2:30 p.m.
Central YTuesday and Thursday, 10:30 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Western Family YTuesday and Thursday, 1 - 2:30 p.m.
Western Family YTuesday and Thursday, 6 - 7:30 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 YTuesday and Thursday, 1 - 2:30 p.m.
Sussex YMonday and Wednesday, 6:30 - 8 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.

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