Chronic Disease Prevention

The YMCA of Metropolitan Lansing offers various research-based signature programs that tackle serious health issues with proven success. These programs are offered either at reduced fees or for free to members and non-members alike.

Diabetes Prevention Program

In a small group setting a trained lifestyle coach will help you build healthy lifestyle habits by introducing new options for healthy eating, physical activity and other healthy lifestyle changes. 

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Enhance Fitness

Treat your arthritis symptoms with this CDC recommended physical activity program. Scientific studies have shown that physical activity can reduce arthritic pain and improve mobility and balance for adults.

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LIVESTRONG at the YMCA

LIVESTRONG at the YMCA was developed to address the top concern of cancer survivors: the difficulty of returning to physical activity after treatment. The small-group program assists those who are living with, through, or beyond cancer to strengthen their spirit, mind and body.

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Turning Point Program

This program is to help breast cancer survivors once they have been diagnosed and throughout their lives to improve their emotional, physical and overall quality of life. The goal is to help reduce the side effects of cancer treatment and to prevent recurrence. 

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Blood Pressure Self Monitoring Program

This program offers personalized support as participants develop the habit of monitoring their blood pressure. 

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