Classes and programs to help people with Parkinson's stay strong and keep moving.
YMCA Parkinson’s Disease Programs
Stay strong. Keep Moving.
Over 1 million people in the U.S. live with Parkinson’s Disease, with approximately 60,000 Americans diagnosed each year. Many people are able to reduce or delay symptoms of the disease through regular exercise and therapy.
The YMCA offers a variety of classes and programs to help people with Parkinson’s stay strong and keep moving, click on the class to learn more:
Pedaling for Parkinson's
This class is for individuals with Parkinson’s and others with neurological challenges. The pace is steady with appropriate intervals, brain calculation exercises, and synchronized muscular responses produced during the cycling class.
The Parkinson’s in Motion class focuses on cognitive components and voice skills to help people with Parkinson’s Disease in their everyday living.
Parkinson’s Exercise Class offered at:
Participants perform exercises that have been proven to strengthen handwriting skills, gait, walking, rigidity, balance, and posture.
Southwest Family YMCA | Parkinson's Exercise Class | Wednesdays from 2:00 - 3:30 PM | see the schedule and reserve
University Hills-Schlessman Family YMCA | Pedaling for Parkinson's | Tuesdays & Thursdays 6:00 - 7:00 PM, Saturdays at 7:15 - 8:00 AM | see the schedule and reserve
University Hills-Schlessman Family YMCA | Parkinson's Exercise Class | Tuesdays 12:15 - 1:15 PM | see the schedule and reserve
**Make your class reservation at the Southwest and University Hills YMCA here.**
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