Evidence-based Health Intervention (EBHI) programs deliver community-based health and wellness services in innovative new ways rooted in a common commitment to preventing and combating chronic disease. These programs are open to all,  not just current YMCA members. Registration is required to take advantage of these different programs that help our community become healthier and have a higher quality of life.


Brain & Body Fitness

A group exercise program for people living with mild to moderate Alzheimer's disease and related dementias. To participate, individuals must be able to perform simple exercises, follow verbal directions, and participate in the conversation. Brain & Body Fitness has been shown to improve physical fitness and mood in people living with dementia. The program is safe and effective and is a fun social program taught by qualified and trained YMCA staff.


Eau Claire YMCA - Register online at www.adrcevents.org or call the Aging & Disability Resource Center of Eau Claire County at 715.839.4735 or 888-338-4636.



Chippewa Falls YMCA Class Information


    • January 10-March 31, 2023 

    • Tuesdays & Thursdays from 1:00-2:15 PM

To Register, or Ask Questions:
Contact Carrie Mathwig at 


LIVESTRONG® at the YMCA is a free 12-week program, tailored to the specific needs of cancer survivors who would like to improve their quality of life before, during, and after treatment. We offer small group sessions to connect participants to other cancer survivors looking to reclaim their lives. Our certified instructors and personal trainers have undergone specialized training in the elements of cancer, rehabilitative exercise, and supportive cancer care.
A  FREE one year family membership is included with this program.

Eau Claire YMCA Class Information

    • January 9-March 29, 2023

    • Mondays & Wednesdays

    • 1:00-2:15 PM or 4:30-5:45 PM​

To Register, or Ask Questions:
Contact Laurie Pettis at lpettis@ymca-cv.org or fill out the online interest form below. 

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Are you, or someone you know, a cancer survivor?


The Chippewa Falls YMCA is beginning a monthly cancer support group for YMCA Members and Non-Members.

Each monthly session will involve group learning and discussion followed by the option to use the YMCA facility.


Celebrating Survivorship is a cancer survivor support group that will be run by fellow survivors and is open to all ages.


November 15 - Certified Yoga Instructor Carolyn Thomas will be will be leading a 40-minute Gentle Yoga/Meditation. Dress comfortably. All equipment provided.


December 20 - Dr. Lona Cook from Cook Chiropractic will lead a discussion on the 4 Energetic States, Gratitude and how it can help you heal.


January 17 - Creating Valentine's Day Cards together to mail to residents of local nursing/memory care facilities. If you have any crafting supplies you would like to share, feel free to bring along.

DAYS: Third Tuesday of each month, beginning October 18.

TIMES: 6:30 PM | Free use of YMCA after class

WHERE: Chippewa Falls YMCA 

No registration required - just show up!



Contact Carrie Mathwig, Healthy Living Director, at cmathwig@ymca-cv.org or at (715) 861-2352


Complimentary Wellness Consultation

Free to all YMCA members!  Meet with a wellness professional to determine your fitness goals, receive SMART goal-based assessments, and then be provided individual recommendations on how to best use your YMCA membership to reach your goals.  Body composition testing, heart rate, blood pressure, functional movement screening, flexibility, strength, endurance, and performance testing can all be measured followed by a complimentary personal training session customized to your best course of action. To schedule your consultation please click below.