Become a partner in healing the whole person.

LIVESTRONG® at the YMCA is an evidence-based program that helps adult cancer survivors reclaim their health and well-being following a cancer diagnosis.

Did You Know?

  • 1 in 2 women and 1 in 3 men will develop cancer in their lifetime
  • 2,423 new cases of cancer in our 5-county service area
  • 62,000+ participants served nationwide in LIVESTRONG® at the YMCA

Upcoming Classes

February 12 – May 15 2020

Held Wednesdays and Fridays 10:30am – 12:00pm
Brooks Family YMCA (Southside)



For more information about becoming part of the program, please call one of our participating locations or email

Our Vision

At the Y, our vision is to create a welcoming and supportive community is which survivors can improve quality of life during cancer treatment and beyond. Through this program, we will strive to provide participants the opportunity to increase their knowledge and strength so they are able to practice a healthy lifestyle.

Program Needs

  • $15,000 supports one 12- week cohort
  • $1,250 supports one participant through a 12- week cohort
  • $1,200 supports 6 family memberships during program

Cancer takes a tremendous physical and emotional toll on those affected AND their families. Your donation will not only help cancer survivors reclaim their health but will also ensure their family can be an important part of their recovery. Funding will also help the Y meaningfully resource the facility and space, as well as train staff, in order to best serve the needs of the participants in the program.
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Mission Statement: To put Christian principles into practice through programs that build healthy spirit, mind and body for all.