HEALTH & WELLNESS
Healthy living through improving our community's health and well-being is more important than ever. Improving access to fresh produce, providing opportunities for physical activity, addressing chronic disease and nutrition education are fundamental to our approach. It takes more than physical exercise to maintain good health.
Balance is key to leading a healthy lifestyle. Wellness is the dynamic process of becoming aware of, taking responsibility for, and making choices that directly contribute to one's well being. It is the integration of body, mind and spirit, and we are here to help.
Healthy Living at the YMCA
Wellness Coaches at the Fond du Lac Family YMCA will work one on one with members to increase physical activity in a safe and engaging program.
LIVESTRONG® at the YMCA is a free 12-week small-group fitness program that engages adult cancer survivors through an approach that focuses on the whole person.
The YMCA Diabetes Prevention Program is a year-long program. This program is designed to help participants adopt and maintain healthy lifestyle changes over the course of one year.
Research shows that exercise BENEFITS people with Parkinson's Disease. The benefits of exercise can help protect certain areas of the brain involved in the disease process.
Our Cardiac Rehab Phase 3 classes are offered through a partnership with Agnesian HealthCare. The Fond du Lac Family YMCA helps patients maintain the healthier lifestyle they began in Phase 2, by offering Phase 3 rehab at the Y to help assist in long-term success.