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Breathe Well

This fitness program is designed specifically for people with mild COPD and other respiratory conditions. Our goal in this program is to help you find the right amount and type of exercise so you can feel safe during your exercise sessions. NOTE: People with moderate to severe COPD should attend the Kelowna General Hospital’s respiratory rehab program prior to enrolling in this class. All...

Choose to Move

At the Y, helping adults experience optimal health as they age is a top priority. Are you over the age of 65, physically inactive and living with a chronic condition? Do you want to learn how to build physical activity into your lifestyle to support your health and over all well-being? Are you interested in meeting new people and being part of a safe and supportive community? Without the right...

Exercise is Medicine®

Let us guide you towards a stronger and longer life through exercise. Exercise is proven to be one of the most effective and safe ways to prevent and treat many chronic diseases such as heart disease, hypertension, diabetes, osteoporosis, anxiety disorders, depression and more. It's also recognized by the government as critical to our overall health. As a result, the Exercise is Medicine®...

Healthy Hearts

Healthy Hearts is a supervised physical activity program designed to improve and maintain a healthy heart. This program is ideal for anyone who wants to prevent or recover from a cardiac condition. The focus of this class will be on aerobic exercises such as walking and biking and will also include exercises for strength, balance and flexibility to improve your overall stamina. All specialty...

Healthy Hips and Knees

Did you know that people who are prepared for surgery have better hospital experiences, fewer complications and a smoother recovery; and that maintaining a good level of activity will increase the life of your joint replacement? This class is designed especially for people who are awaiting a total hip or knee replacement surgery, or those who have recently had surgery. The focus will be on...

YMCA Healthy Aging

Physical activity brings multiple benefits and significantly contributes to healthy aging. Our goal is to help you find activities that enhance your quality of life and maintain your independence. A sense of community and social connections with other members will help you feel safe and supported while you exercise in the gymnasium under the supervision of our qualified staff. If you are...

Small Steps for Big Changes

Make lasting lifestyles changes to lower your risk of developing type 2 diabetes. Learn how to incorporate physical activity into your daily routine, and to make sustainable dietary changes. This program is offered monthly and supported through a partnership between the YMCA and the Diabetes Prevention Research Group at UBC. Learn more about this program online at smallsteps.ok.ubc.ca