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 YMCA LIVESTRONG program is 12 weeks long. Groups meet 2 times per week.
Fall 2022 Class ScheduleEnroll today to reserve your spot for the Fall 2022 Cohorts!
|Start Date||LOCATION||DAY AND TIME|
|September 11, 2023||Brandywine Y||Monday and Wednesday, 1:10 - 2:40 p.m.|
|September 12, 2023||Western Family Y||Tuesday and Thursday, 1 - 2:30 pm|
|September 12, 2023||Western Family Y||Monday and Wednesday, 5:30 - 7 pm|
|September 12, 2023||Central Y||Tuesday and Thursday, 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
|September 11, 2023||Dover Y||Monday and Thursday, 1 - 2:30 p.m.|
|September 12, 2023||Sussex Family Y||Tuesday and Thursday, 1 - 2:30 p.m.|
|September 13, 2023||Sussex Family Y||Wednesday 6 pm - 7:30 pm and Saturday 10:30 am - 12 pm|
|September 11, 2023||Bear-Glasgow Y||Monday and Wednesday, 1 - 2:30 pm|
|September 11, 2023||Bear-Glasgow Y||Monday and Wednesday, 5:30 - 7 pm|
|September 12, 2023||Middletown Family Y||Tuesday 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, [email protected] or (302) 572-9622.
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