YMCA of Greater Westfield
67 Court Street | Westfield, MA 01085
P. 413-568-8631 | F. 413-572-3995

Livestrong at the YMCA

Program Time:
  • January 2019 Session 9
  • Monday & Wednesday 11:15AM – 12:45PM
  • January 7– March 27
  • Must register by December 28th
  • Space is limited
Program Cost:
  • Free 12-week exercise program
Contact Info:

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LIVESTRONG AT THE Y CANCER SURVIVORSHIP PROGRAM

RENEWING OUR STRENGTH TOGETHER

ls-01LIVESTRONG at the YMCA is a free 12-week exercise program for cancer survivors who are currently in or have completed treatment and are physically deconditioned. Developed by Stanford University, this specially designed program has proven to help survivors regain strength, overcome fatigue, and enhance functional ability to do everyday tasks. Our Y is committed to serving individuals and their families living with, through and beyond cancer.

January 2019 Session 9
Monday & Wednesday 11:15AM – 12:45PM
January 7– March 27
Must register by December 28th
Space is limited

CRITERIA FOR PARTICIPATION:

• Strong personal desire and commitment to participate for the full 12 weeks

• Medical release for participation from doctor

• Complete Y’s Intake form, surveys and functional assessments

• Give permission for LIVESTRONG at the YMCA staff to contact your physician or health care provider as needed

ls-02PROGRAM GOALS :

• Increase flexibility and endurance

• Enhance functional ability to do everyday tasks

• Improve energy levels, build muscle mass and strength

• Develop an on-going physical fitness program, not only as part of recovery, but as a way of life

For more information, contact:
Cindy Agan, Health & Wellness Director, at the YMCA of Greater Westfield , 413.568.8631 or cagan@westfieldymca.org

Additional FREE Resources  for Cancer Survivors

Cancer House of Hope

Dragon Boat and LiveStrong

Survivor Journey

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