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HEALTH
INTERVENTION
PROGRAMS

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.

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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 Downtown 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.

  • Winter 2024 Session

    • January 8-March 27, 2024

    • Mondays & Wednesdays from 10-11:30 AM

    • WHERE: United Methodist Church, Lake Street

  • Summer 2024 Session

    • May 13-July 31, 2024

    • Mondays & Wednesdays from 10-11:30 AM

    • WHERE: United Methodist Church, Lake Street

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Chippewa Falls YMCA Class Information

  • WINTER 2024 SESSION

    • January 8-March 27, 2024​

    • Tuesdays & Thursdays

    • 7:15-8:30 AM or 1:00-2:15 PM

  • SUMMER 2024 SESSION

    • May 20-August 8, 2024​

    • Tuesdays & Thursdays

    • 1:00-2:15 PM or 4:30-5:45 PM

To Register, or Ask Questions:
Contact Tracey Quast at tquast@ymca-cv.org

LIVESTRONG®

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 Downtown YMCA Class Information

  • WINTER 2024 SESSION:

    • January 8-March 27, 2024

    • Mondays & Wednesdays

    • 1:00-2:15 PM or 4:30-5:45 PM

  • SUMMER 2024 SESSION:

    • May 13-July 31, 2024

    • Mondays & Wednesdays

    • 1:00-2:15 PM

To Register, or Ask Questions:
Contact Missy Reece at mreece@ymca-cv.org or fill out the online interest form below. 

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Enhance®Fitness | Eau Claire Downtown YMCA

This program is geared toward older adults of all fitness levels. If you have a chronic condition, such as arthritis, you may be able to gain more strength and independence. You will feel energized— physically, mentally and socially—and be surrounded by people who care about your success.

 

THE FACTS TELL THE STORY: Research has shown that among older adults who participate in Enhance®Fitness, health costs were lowered by close to $1,000 and 9 out of 10 people stay with the program. In addition, 99% say they would recommend the program to a friend.

 

The exercises are dynamic but can always be done at your pace:

• Up to 25 people in each class: we provide chairs and soft weights

• Class meets 3 times per week and focuses on flexibility, balance, strength & movement

• Fitness assessment at beginning and every 4 months

 

WHEN:  Mondays, Wednesdays, & Fridays,

May 13-August 30, 2024 

10:00-11:00 AM

Eau Claire Downtown YMCA

 

Cost:  Members: Free | Non-Members: First 16 weeks free then membership required to continue sessions.

For more information and registration details, please contact:

Missy Reece (715) 839 4608 or at mreece@ymca-cv.org or fill out the online form.

Sober Strong | Eau Claire Downtown YMCA

A specialized program at the Eau Claire Downtown YMCA for women in early recovery from substance use disorder. Sober Strong combines group exercise with supportive services to create connection and belonging while reducing post-acute withdrawal symptoms in early recovery.

  • RECOVERY COACHING - by appointment only

  • ATHLETIC CLOTHING CLOSET– now open

  • SUPPORT MEETING - Tuesdays, 9:00-9:50 AM

  • GROUP EXERCISE CLASS - Fridays, 8:00-8:50 AM

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Complimentary Wellness Consultation

The YMCA offers an exclusive, complimentary wellness consultation for all members, providing personalized guidance on achieving your fitness goals. During the session, you'll explore how the YMCA supports your health journey, with a focus on tailored advice. The wellness professional will showcase facilities, equipment, amenities, and free group exercise classes. The trainer will provide guidance into personalized training options and how to make the YMCA an integral part of your fitness routine. This one-on-one session empowers you with the knowledge to maximize your membership for health and fitness goals!

To schedule your consult at the Chippewa Falls YMCA or Eau Claire Downtown YMCA, click the schedule consultation button below. 

To schedule a consult at Eau Claire South YMCA please visit or call the Member Service Desk, (715) 552-4570.

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