Helping Survivors Grow Stronger
LIVESTRONG at the YMCA is a 12-week research-based program that helps cancer survivors regain strength, overcome fatigue, increase flexibility, and connect with other survivors to create a support network. During the 12-week program, survivors and their caregiver(s) will receive a free membership at the Georgia Mountains YMCA. This program is designed to help adult cancer survivors regain their physical and mental health.
LIVESTRONG at the YMCA will intake 12 participants for each 12 – week session. To participate, the survivor must have medical clearance from their oncologist or physical
Potential participants must contact Emily Young to schedule an intake appointment at [email protected] or by phone at (770) 297-9622. All appointments must be scheduled by August 27, 2019.
UPCOMING SESSION: September 17 – December 12, 2019
SESSION TIMES: Tuesdays & Thursdays 5:30-7:00 PM
LOCATION: J.A. Walters Family YMCA
The reoccurring 12-week program includes:
- Two 75-90-minute sessions per week
- Cardiovascular conditioning, strength training, balance, and flexibility exercises
- Evaluation of fitness and quality of life assessments before and after participation
- YMCA-certified instructors