ITASCA COUNTY FAMILY YMCA

LiveSTRONG at the YMCA

LIVESTRONG® at the YMCA is a free 12-week small-group fitness program for adult cancer survivors that empowers you to improve your quality of life. Each 12-week session is comprised of classes that meets for 75 minutes, two times a week. You’ll also receive a free YMCA membership for the session’s duration.

This program supports cancer survivors to get to their “new normal” by reducing the severity of therapy side effects, improving energy levels and self-esteem. The goal of the program is to assist participants so that they can continue to practice a healthy lifestyle as a way of life during treatment and beyond.

 

Program Goals
  • Improve energy levels and self esteem
  • Build muscular strength and endurance
  • Improve flexibility and endurance
  • Improve ability to do everyday tasks
  • Develop an ongoing fitness plan to continue practicing a healthy lifestyle

 

Program Instructors

Our LIVESTRONG® at the YMCA Instructors are certified fitness instructors that give personal instruction in a group setting. Each instructor has undergone specialized training in the elements of cancer, post cancer exercise, nutrition and supportive cancer care.

For questions please contact: Kris Bolin at 218-327-8801 or livestrong@ymcaitasca.org