The YMCA was established to help build a healthy spirit, mind and body for all. We want to help you achieve this goal by joining with our wellness family today. We offer everything from health and well-being education classes to individual health coaching and nutrition consultations. No matter what you are looking for we have it in our wellness department.
Commit to Be YFIT
No matter our age, weight, height, activity level, or gender, we all need to feed our body with nutrients in order to support all systems of our body. This 8-week program is designed to give you the tools, education and knowledge to be able to make the smartest and healthiest choices that support your overall health and wellness goals, provide and motivation as you transition into an active and healthy lifestyle.
Register at the member service desk for this program.
Download the current flyer
This 12-WEEK program is designed for cardiovascular disease and stroke survivors, as well as for individuals who are at high risk. In partnership with Prisma Health Tuomey, the American Heart Association, and Palmetto Health USC Medical Group, the Sumter Family YMCA is offering an education based program to promote healthier hearts. This program strives to help improve each participant’s health while giving them the tools to be successful.
Download and print an application
Move Well Today Diabetes Exercise Program
This 12-week Diabetes Program is designed to help those diagnosed with diabetes or at high risk of developing the disease. Weekly meetings will discuss adopting healthy lifestyles through eating healthier and increasing physical activity.
Applications can be picked up and turned in at the member services desk
Blood Pressure Self-Monitoring
Take Action To Improve Your Heart Health
The simple process of checking and recording your blood pressure at least twice a month over a period of four months has been shown to lower blood pressure in some people with hypertension.
Blood Pressure Self-Monitoring is an evidence-based program that features personalized support for developing a blood pressure self-monitoring routine, tips for maintaining cardiovascular health and nutrition education.
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A 16-week program available at no cost to YMCA members
Program Date: TBD
Flyer to come
Complete referral on other side and turn in to member services.
Each class session includes cardiovascular, strength training, balance and flexibility exercises and the fostering of strong social relationships between participants. Enhance®Fitness is geared toward older adults. Those with a chronic condition, such as arthritis, need not worry; they will never have to do anything that hurts. Participants can use chairs for support, if necessary, and use wrist and ankle weights for strength training.
Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays
1:30 pm – 2:30 pm in the Group Exercise Room
Membership is required for participation
*Classs is offered at no cost to participants
Referral required located on the back side of the current flyer
Maximum registered participants: 25
Next session will be announced Fall 2023.
Active Older Adults
The Sumter Family YMCA offers many classes to keep you fit, healthy and young at heart. Whether you enjoy yoga, want to improve your balance and agility, or try a class in the water, you are sure to find lots of fun and variety. Check them out!
Monthly schedule – For the month of July, we will only host Pickleball and bible study
June programs – Craft Lunch & Learn Social Opportunity Volunteer Opportunity