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.

Interested in participating? Click here to complete the interest form.

Who can participate?
Any adult 18+ who is living with or beyond cancer treatment (YMCA membership is not required).

How much does it cost?
There is no cost to participate., and all participants will receive a complimentary 4-month membership.

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


2021 Fall 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 second week of September
SeptemberVirtual (live online meetings)Monday and Wednesday, 2:00 - 3:00 pm
SeptemberBear-Glasgow Family YMonday and Wednesday, 1 - 2:30 p.m.
SeptemberBear-Glasgow Family YMonday and Wednesday, 5:30 - 7 p.m.
SeptemberBrandywine YMonday and Wednesday, 1 - 2:30 p.m.
SeptemberCentral YTuesday and Thursday, 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
SeptemberDover Y Monday and Thursday, 1 - 2:30 p.m.
SeptemberMiddletown Family YTuesday and Thursday, 1 - 2:30 p.m.
SeptemberSussex Family YTuesday and Thursday, 1 - 2:30 p.m.
SeptemberSussex Family YWednesdays 6-7:30 pm, and Saturdays 10:30 am - 1:00 pm
SeptemberWestern Family YTuesday and Thursday, 1 - 2:30 p.m.
SeptemberWestern Family Y Tuesday and Thursday, 6 - 7:30 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.

Les Mills Launch Parties

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Fall Festivals at the YMCA

Join us for our Annual Fall Festivals the last weekend in October. Events are FREE, open to non-YMCA members, and include a variety of family-friendly activities such as trunk or treats, costume contests, crafts, food, haunted houses, and more. For details by location visit