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The Lincoln YMCA offers a variety of classes and services to help prevent and manage disease as well as promote safe, healthy activity. Unless otherwise noted, our classes are available to ALL YMCA members who might find them beneficial, with or without a specific diagnosis.


Enhance Fitness | Arthritis Management

Enhance®Fitness is a proven community-based senior fitness and arthritis management program. Its purpose is to help older adults become more active, energized, and empowered for independent living.

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Aqua Arthritis

Aqua Arthritis is a wonderful opportunity for people with mild arthritis, bursitis, knee problems, or muscle and joint stiffness. The majority of the class takes place in the shallow end of the pool.

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Chronic Disease Support

This chair-based program is designed to empower people living with Parkinson’s Disease and other neurological disorders and is welcoming to all. Classes will help optimize physical function and help promote overall strength and stability. Exercises will be included to maintain ease of movement, confidence and independence and will include cardiovascular, strength, balance and flexibility.

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LIVESTRONG® at the YMCA is an evidence-based 12-week program that helps adult cancer survivors reclaim their health and well-being after a cancer diagnosis. A supportive, certified instructor leads a small group through cardiovascular conditioning, strength training, balance, and flexibility exercises.

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Multiple Sclerosis Class

This is a gentle workout for people with Multiple Sclerosis or other physical challenges designed to maintain strength, flexibility, and cardiovascular health. Assistance devices are welcome and the class is held in our Quick Fit Studio, a non-intimidating setting with machines that are easy to use and require very few adjustments.

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