The YMCA of Greater Des Moines is a powerful association of men, women and children of all ages and from all walks of life joined together by a shared passion: to strengthen the foundations of community.
The YMCA Healthy Living Center (Y-HLC), located in Clive, Iowa, is on the leading edge of providing medically integrated programs in a unique healing environment. The center provides evidence-based programs for: prevention, rehabilitation and restoration.
Monthly Nutrition Education
series at the HLC!
Come learn how nutrition plays a factor in controlling blood pressure and meet and build relationships with others who are working to better manage their health. These events are free and last one hour. Click HERE for the schedule.
Immunity Boost Workshop
Learn about the power of food and how it can boost your immunity as well as keeping your family healthy! Thursday, January 19th at 11:30am in Demo Kitchen.
Blood Pressure Self-Monitoring program
Participants will work with trained Healthy Heart Ambassadors for the 4 month program to improve their heart health. Monitor blood pressure, attend consultations and nutrition seminars. This program is FREE.. for more information, click HERE.
Learn & Play Center Programs
Check out the upcoming programs from our Learn & Play center! We hope to have your child join us for some fun!
Weight Loss programs at the Y-HLC!
4 Weeks To A Healthier You - 4-week program increasing self confidence to initiate and sustain positive healthy habits. New program starts every month!
Move Well Today - a diabetes exercise and education program for individuals diagnosed with diabetes or pre-diabetes.
Learn more about these programs here.
A group exercise program designed to help adults at all levels of fitness become more active, energized, and empowered to sustain independent lives. Classes are led by a certified instructor and progress is measured with a follow up fitness check after four months of attendance in class. For more registration information - click HERE.
Tips to Prevent Falls
There are simple steps you can take to prevent falls for older adults or adults with a disability. Click HERE to learn more about fall prevention from the Iowa Fall Prevention Coalition.