Prevention and Management Programs

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.

For Adults (Chronic Disease Infographic)

Y-Lose It/Y-Maintain It: A 8-week weight loss/healthy lifestyle team-based program that helps combat Obesity and Pre-Diabetes.

Enhance®Fitness: A proven, community-based fitness and Arthritis management program.

Gentle Multiple Sclerosis fitness classes designed to maintain strength, flexibility and cardiovascular health. Assistance devices are welcome. Meets Tuesdays from 10-11am at the Cooper YMCA.

Delay the Disease: A fitness program designed to empower people with Parkinson's Disease to take control with daily exercise.

Aqua Arthritis: Class for those with mild arthritis, bursitis, knee problems, or muscle and joint stiffness.

LIVESTRONG® at the YMCA: An evidence-based program that helps adult cancer survivors reclaim their health and well-being after a cancer diagnosis.

For Youth (Children's Health Infographic)

ENERGY Fitness: Weekly family exercise, nutrition and healthy lifestyle session to combat childhood obesity (class enrollment by doctor's referral only).