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.
Attention Members & Guests...
The Lap Pool will be closed for painting & maintenance Sept. 17th-Sept. 27th
The Warm Water Exercise Pool will be closed for maintenance Sept. 19th-Sept. 22nd
The men's showers will be closed for tile repair Sept. 19th-Sept. 24th
We apologize for the inconvenience and thank you for your patience during these times.
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Save the Date - Community Day at the YHLC!
Join us on Saturday, October 22nd for an open house day of group exercise classes, breakout learning sessions, prizes, and more! This event is free and open to the public. More details to come!
Learn & Play Center Programs
Check out the upcoming fall programs from our Learn & Play center! We hope to have your child join us for some fun!
Building Confidence, Reducing Falls
Stepping On is a program that has been researched and proven to reduce falls in older people.
A workshop that meets for 2 hours a session over 7 weeks starting September 26th from 2-4pm. Workshops are led by two trained Stepping On professionals who partner to provide participants with a quality adult learning environment. In addition, local guest experts provide information on exercise, vision, safety, and medications. For registration information, click HERE.
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.
|The numbers don't lie—1 in 3 American adults has pre-diabetes.
With a little exercise and a change in diet, it can be reversed.
Let's face it, there are millions of reasons why we don't find the time to make healthy lifestyle choices.
Kids, jobs, cat videos on the Internet - we're busy. But whatever your reason, pre-diabetes is real.
So find out if you have pre-diabetes by taking the test now. You won't regret it.
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.