30 Minutes


30 Minutes

Land-based Fitness Class



What is the cost of this program?

The YMCA’s Exercise for Parkinson’s class is offered at no cost to residents in St. Louis and surrounding communities in Missouri and Southern Illinois, thanks to the support of the American Parkinson’s Disease Association.

Does the Y offer other programs to assist with managing chronic diseases?

Yes! The Y is committed to ensuring healthy living across the region through several evidence-based programs that support those who have been diagnosed with or are at risk of developing chronic conditions such as cancer, diabetes, Parkinson's, and high blood pressure.

YMCA's Diabetes Prevention Program

Blood Pressure Self-Monitoring Program


Nutrition Services

Social Support Services

Community Gardens


YMCA Exercise for Parkinson's Program participant works on balance with a ymca personal trainer

Exercise for Parkinson's

Research shows that regular exercise can help extend mobility and quality of life for people with Parkinson's disease. Check out this blog for what an ideal fitness session should look like.
Senior woman eating healthy food against an exercise ball.

Nutrition for Parkinson's Disease

Eating a healthful diet may assist in reducing symptoms and slowing Parkinson's disease progression. Check out this blog for 6 helpful nutrition recommendations for those living with Parkinson’s disease.