REBUILD AND REGAIN YOUR STRENGTH
The Y and the LIVESTRONG Foundation have joined together to create LIVESTRONG® at the YMCA, a research-based program that provides support and guidance to help adult cancer survivors rebuild and gain strength.
This 12-week program for adult cancer survivors meets twice a week. The YMCA wellness coaches are trained in the elements of cancer, post rehab exercise, and supportive cancer care.
✔︎ Build muscle mass and strength
✔︎ Increase flexibility and endurance
✔︎ Improve day-to-day life
✔︎ Reduce the severity of therapy side effects
✔︎ Prevent unwanted weight changes
✔︎ Improve energy levels and self-esteem
✔︎ Supportive environment and feeling of community with fellow survivors, YMCA staff, and members
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
Carondelet Park Rec Complex: (314) 768-9622
Chesterfield Family YMCA: (636) 532-3100
Downtown Belleville Kern Center YMCA: (618) 233-1243
East Belleville YMCA: (618) 236-9983
Four Rivers Family YMCA: (636) 239-5704
Jefferson County Family YMCA: (636) 931-9622
Kirkwood Family YMCA: (314) 965-9622
Monroe County YMCA - HTC Center: (618) 281-9622
O'Fallon YMCA - Illinois: (618) 628-7701
O'Fallon Missouri YMCA: (636) 379-0092
RiverChase YMCA: (636) 343-0067
South City Family YMCA: (314) 644-3100
South County Family YMCA: (314) 849-9622
St. Charles YMCA: (636) 928-1928
Contact your local branch for specific days and times of upcoming classes. Call our Community Health Department at 314-421-8838 or email email@example.com for general inquiries. Or, fill out our inquiry form below!
Thanks to the support of our Annual Campaign donors, LIVESTRONG at the YMCA is offered at no cost to cancer survivors and provides facility access to the survivor’s household. Space is limited for each session to allow for a low instructor-to-participant ratio. Survivors are limited to participating once, in order to accommodate others.
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
Social Support Services