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.

Enhance Fitness

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

1:15 pm – 2:15 pm  in the Group Exercise Room

*Class is offered at no cost to participants with a referral.

Submit your interest form at the member service desk.

Maximum registered participants: 30

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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. A physician’s referral is required.

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Submit your interest form at the member services desk


StrongMIND is a four week journey that guides participants through progressive levels of physical exercise combined with a therapeutic practice that focuses on the connection between the body  and the mind. This method seeks to support individuals’ facing challenges such as PTSD, anxiety, or depression. It encourages the development of positive thinking and mind/body connections by    fostering a deep awareness of your mental, physical and emotional experience. Participants must be 18 years or older.

Receive medical clearance and referral from provider(s) to participate

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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.

Please submit your program interest form at the member service desk.


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.

Submit your program interest form at the member service desk.

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Living Well Today Diabetes Prevention 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.

Submit your program interest form at the member service desk.

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Active Older Adults

The YMCA of Sumter aims to improve the at-home health of active older adults by offering programs to improve their home environments and adopt healthier lifestyles. Make connections, have fun and improve your health with programs for your lifestyle. Learn more about YMCA wellness and health programs for older adults.

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