Parkinson's at the YMCA

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Parkinson's at the YMCA

SUPPORTING THOSE WITH PARKINSON'S

Parkinson’s at the YMCA is an eight-week program for individuals with Parkinson’s Disease. The goal is to improve their quality of life by promoting a culture of active lifestyle to maintain or increase independence, safety, and well-being. Our Wellness Trainer will work to develop exercise strategies that focus on improving strength, balance, flexibility, and cardio status.

 

Eight-week Session Includes:

  • Pre- and post-assessment with Wellness Trainer
  • Three 45-minute personal training sessions
  • Full Use of Facility

 

Who Can Participate/Cost:

  • Anyone who identifies as living with Parkinson’s Disease
  • Member & Non-Member: $150

Additionally, Exercise for Neuromuscular Disorders (group exercise class for members) and a support group (free and open to the public facilitated by the Parkinson’s Association of the Carolinas) are available.

 

Locations Offered:

• Brace Family YMCA
  - Exercise for Neuromuscular Disorders – Mondays/Wednesdays at 2:15pm
  - Support Group – 2nd Monday at 2:15 pm

• Harris YMCA
  - Exercise for Neuromuscular Disorders – Tuesdays/Thursdays at 2:30pm
  - Support Group – 1st Thursday at 6:00 pm

• Lowe’s YMCA
  - Exercise for Neuromuscular Disorders – Tuesdays/Thursdays at 1:00pm
  - Support Group – 2nd Tuesday at 2:00 pm

• Sally’s YMCA 
  - Support Group – 2nd Tuesday at 2:30 pm

 

For more information, contact:

ymcareferrals@ymcacharlotte.org

Parkinson's at the YMCA Interest Form