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 ScheduleWe 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
|2021 Season||LOCATION||DAY AND TIME|
|September||Virtual (live online meetings)||Monday and Wednesday, 2:00 - 3:00 pm|
|September||Bear-Glasgow Family Y||Monday and Wednesday, 1 - 2:30 p.m.|
|September||Bear-Glasgow Family Y||Monday and Wednesday, 5:30 - 7 p.m.|
|September||Brandywine Y||Monday and Wednesday, 1 - 2:30 p.m.|
|September||Central Y||Tuesday and Thursday, 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
|September||Dover Y||Monday and Thursday, 1 - 2:30 p.m.|
|September||Middletown Family Y||Tuesday and Thursday, 1 - 2:30 p.m.|
|September||Sussex Family Y||Tuesday and Thursday, 1 - 2:30 p.m.|
|September||Sussex Family Y||Wednesdays 6-7:30 pm, and Saturdays 10:30 am - 1:00 pm|
|September||Western Family Y||Tuesday and Thursday, 1 - 2:30 p.m.|
|September||Western 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, firstname.lastname@example.org or (302) 572-9622.
Cancer Care Connection
Cancer Support Community Delaware
Cancer Thriving and Surviving Program