Friday, August 31, 2018

Hockomock Area YMCA Announces LIVESTRONG at the YMCA classes starting in September

Since 2010, The Hockomock Area YMCA has been facilitating the LIVESTRONG at the YMCA program and they are pleased to announce new classes for Fall 2018.

LIVESTRONG at the YMCA is a free 12-week program designed for cancer survivors and their families seeking to regain health, build strength, and connect with other cancer survivors. Our goal is to help participants build muscle mass and muscle strength, increase flexibility and endurance, and improve functional ability. Certified YMCA fitness instructors give personal individualized instruction and are trained in the elements of cancer, post rehab exercise, nutrition, and supportive cancer care.

New Classes Announced for LIVESTRONG at the YMCA at the Hockomock Y this Fall:

Bernon Family (Franklin) Branch

45 Forge Hill Road
Franklin, MA
Day - Time: Mondays - Thursdays, 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Day - Time: Monday - Wednesday, 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Starting September 10th

Invensys Foxboro Branch

67 Mechanic Street
Foxboro, MA
Day - Time: Tuesday - Thursday, 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Day - Time: Tuesday - Thursday, 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Starting September 11th

North Attleboro Branch

300 Elmwood Street
North Attleboro, MA
Day - Time: Monday -  Wednesday, 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Starting September 5th

Cancer survivors are encouraged to visit or contact Jackie Robison, Program Coordinator at 508-772-1310 or for more information and to enroll.

In 2010, the Hockomock Area YMCA was one of the first ten YMCAs in the country to launch this life changing initiative, partnering with the LIVESTRONG Foundation to help cancer survivors begin the journey toward recovery with the LIVESTRONG at the YMCA program. On average, 120 participants graduate from the program annually at the Hockomock Area YMCA. A recent survey at the Hockomock Area YMCA found that ninety-nine percent of LIVESTRONG at the YMCA participants said that the atmosphere of the Y supports them in their pursuit of health and well-being.

Part of the Hockomock Y’s commitment to strengthening community through healthy living, the program offers adults affected by cancer a safe, supportive environment to participate in physical and social activities focused on strengthening the whole person. The Hockomock Area YMCA is enrolling now for upcoming LIVESTRONG at the YMCA sessions at their branches in Foxboro, Franklin, and North Attleboro.

Hockomock Area YMCA Announces LIVESTRONG at the YMCA classes starting in September
Hockomock Area YMCA Announces LIVESTRONG at the YMCA classes starting in September 

About the Hockomock Area YMCA:

Where Cause Meets Community. At the Hockomock Area YMCA, strengthening community is our cause. The Hockomock Area YMCA is an organization of men, women, and children sharing a commitment to nurture the potential of kids, promote healthy living, and foster a sense of social responsibility.

The Hockomock Area YMCA is committed to partnering and collaborating with others to create and deliver lasting personal and social change in the 15 communities they are privileged to serve. The Hockomock Area YMCA is a not-for-profit charitable cause-driven organization with facilities in North Attleboro, Foxboro, Franklin, and Mansfield. For more information visit

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