The YMCA of Greenville offers an evidence-based fitness program created by the PWR! (Parkinson’s Wellness Recovery) Organization, and led by certified PWR! trained instructors. The Wellness Works Rx-Parkinson's program is designed to empower people with Parkinson’s disease to optimize their physical function, and help delay the progression of symptoms. Research in the area of Parkinson’s disease indicates that exercise has been shown to improve self-confidence and independence, decrease the risk of falls, minimize fatigue, reduce rigidity and improve mobility. The Parkinson’s exercise program is designed specifically to counteract the movement challenges experienced by people with Parkinson’s.
Classes are ongoing and participants may join at any time. Watch our video below to learn more!
Wellness Works Rx - Parkinson's is currently offered at the following YMCA of Greenville locations:
- Caine Halter Family YMCA
- Eastside Family YMCA
- George I. Theisen Family YMCA
- Prisma Health Family YMCA
To see up-to-date class times, and reserve your place in class, view our Group Exercise Schedule.
Wellness Works Rx-Parkinson's group exercise classes are led by certified instructors and are designed so that new members can join in any time after medical clearance has been granted.
Not a YMCA of Greenville member yet? Click here to join!
Already a member and interested in participating in the Wellness Works Rx-Parkinson's program? Great! We kindly ask that you download and complete this medical clearance form before attending your first class.
• Friendly professional staff and certified Wellness Works Rx coaches
• Clean, well-maintained facilities
• Top-of-the-line equipment
• Group fitness classes
• Access to certified personal trainers (additional fees)
• Swim lessons & aquatics programs
• Specialty fitness classes
• Family activities
• Senior activities
• Event opportunities
• Volunteer opportunities
• Use of all YMCA of Greenville locations and most YMCAs across the country when traveling
We are thankful to be able to partner with the Greenville Area Parkinson's Society to provide our total wellness services to area Parkinson's patients.