Pathway Programs

We are proud to offer the following programs designed to improve the health and strength of our community.

LIVESTRONG
LIVESTRONG Program
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Veteran Wellness
Veteran Wellness Program
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Diabetes Prevention
Diabetes Prevention Program
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Hope Changes Everything

The The Next Step program to any person in recovery or even a family member caring for a person in recovery looking to get back to a healthier lifestyle. The group meets twice a week for 12-weeks, and has full access to all facilities and programs the Y has to offer, with the personal support of Y staff and trainers.

This FREE program is a 12-week Addiction Recovery Wellness Program, which includes personal training, fitness classes, social activities, and more. A Family membership during the 12-week duration of the Recovery Wellness Program and a 6-Month Adult Memberships for person in recovery & spouse/partner after successful completion of the 12-week program (attend at least 16 classes and perform a community service project).

This program is offered at our Springfield, Ridley and Lansdowne branches. Contact Colleen Gutowski for more information.


Aqua MS

This aquatic program is for people with mild to moderate Multiple sclerosis. Water therapy is the easiest and most rewarding way to stay physically active. The buoyancy of the water helps support weak limbs, making them feel lighter all while creating and excellent environment for movement and exercise.

This program is offered at our Springfield branch. Contact Colleen Gutowski for more information.


Exercise to Help the Mind & Body

The Cycle for Parkinson’s program is a stationary cycling class designed from a Cleveland Clinic research study in which Parkinson’s patients have reported up to 35% decrease in their symptoms after participating in a cycling program. This class runs for 12 weeks, and will be taught by a certified Parkinson’s Cycle Coach twice a week. It is free for members. Once registered, you will be contacted for an initial meeting and fitness assessment.

This program is offered at our Springfield, Ridley and Lansdowne branches.


Freedom From Smoking

In partnership with the American Lung Association, participants will learn to address and overcome the physical, mental and social aspects of your addiction to tobacco. The “Freedom From Smoking” program uses techniques based on pharmacological and psychological principles and methods designed to help tobacco users gain control over their behavior, and break their addiction. Program meets weekly for 7 weeks.

This program is offered at our Springfield, Ridley and Lansdowne branches.


Lymphfearless Support Group

This support group for women diagnosed with primary and secondary lymphedema living within the Tri-state area including Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Delaware. The goal of this group is to bring awareness and normalization to Lymphedema while empowering women affected to “Be Brave, Be Bold and 100% themselves”  while learning more about living with lymphedema.

This program is offered at our Springfield, Ridley and Lansdowne branches. Contact Colleen Gutowski for more information.


Healthy Weight Loss

The YMCA’s Healthy Weight Loss Program empowers you to lose weight by making practical changes, and forming healthy habits that you can sustain over time.We offer many different options, including Weight Loss Challenges, a 12-week program, Holiday Calorie Burns, and more! You can work with our Health & Wellness team, and certified nutritionist to map out your program.

This program is offered at our Springfield, Ridley and Lansdowne branches. Contact Colleen Gutowski for more information.


For more information or to register

610.557.YMCA (9622)