We want to see all of our members strive to be the best versions of themselves! We're here to help them acheive that. With Cardiac Rehab, the Diabetes Prevention Program, and so much more, the Monroe County YMCA is here to ensure you are able to stay on top of your health!
To learn more about our Healthy Living Programs, choose a program listed below.
Adult Health Programs are offered with an overall goal of creating a nurturing setting in order to help improve physical activity, wellness, and promote lifelong health. Our goals for you include: keeping illness to a minimum, reduce and/or eliminate cardiovascular disease risk factors, all while improving quality of life.
Building Better Balance
A community based program that addresses the multiple dimensions that contribute to a balance and mobility issue. It is designed to empower people who have issues of falling and/or developing a lack of confidence to move and function in many different environments.
Designed for those who have had coronary artery bypass, heart attack, PTCA, or are at risk for heart disease. The Cardiac Rehab and Health Maintenance program can help you gradually and safely regain or build your level of fitness.
Diabetes Prevention Program
Lifestyle changes such as eating healthier, increasing physical activity and losing a modest amount of weight can prevent or delay development of type 2 diabetes in those at high risk for the disease. With the YMCA’s Diabetes Prevention Program, you can work with others in a small group setting to learn how to adopt habits that will improve your overall health and well-being and reduce your risk. The program, which is led by a trained Lifestyle Coach in a classroom setting, is delivered over a 12-month period, beginning with 16 weekly sessions followed by eight monthly maintenance sessions.
Personal Fitness Programs
Sometimes one-on-one attention and training is exactly what you need to reach your goals and exceed your expectations. The Y offers a variety of personal fitness approaches to suit your interests, schedule, and budget.
In Monroe County, you have a number of options to choose from when it comes to personal training. We can show you why you should choose the Y.
This individualized instructional program is designed to enhance your overall health and well-being. Individuals with medically based specific needs and/or concerns are encouraged to use this highly specialized training program where the instructor is a Certified Clinical Exercise Specialist.
Y-Fitness for Life
Y-Fitness for Life is an exercise program tailored to your health and personal fitness needs. This program is open to anyone who feels they will benefit from exercise, enjoys exercising in a group setting, and is open to making lifestyle changes.
The W.I.S.E. program is an exercise program designed specifically for individuals who are either currently undergoing treatment for a cancer related illness or those who have completed their therapy. This program is open to all cancer patients/ survivors, regardless of cancer type, stage, current treatment status, or time since diagnosis and treatment.