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This evidence-based fitness program created by Ohio Health, led by certified Delay the Disease™ instructors is designed to empower people with Parkinson’s disease by optimizing their physical function and helping to 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 geared specifically to counteract the movement challenges experienced by people with Parkinson’s. Individuals with other neurological conditions are also welcome to join the class! Classes are ongoing and participants may join at any time.


Member FREE

All classes

Non member $10

$10/class (registration for the whole month is required)



  • Session 1: January 3-March 25, 2022
  • Session 2: March 28-June 17, 2022
  • Session 3: June 20-September 9, 2022
  • Session 4: September 12-December 16, 2022 (no class the week of Thanksgiving)

LOCATIONS (Session 2)

►Maple Street YMCA: Mondays from 1:00-2:00 pm or Thursdays from 1:00-2:00 pm

Contact Amy Roux:


►Sarpy YMCA: Tuesdays from 12:00-1:00 pm or Thursdays from 12:00-1:00 pm

Contact Allyssa Schamp:


►Southwest YMCA: Wednesdays from 1:00-1:45 pm

Contact Jen McCarthy:


►Twin Rivers YMCA: Mondays from 10:30-11:30 am

Contact Courtney Hinze:


►YMCA Healthy Living Center: Tuesdays from 10:00-11:00 am or Thursdays from 10:00-11:00 am

Contact Lois Turner:





Before beginning the program, participants must obtain physician clearance and complete the three following forms:


  PHYSICIAN CLEARANCE         YMCA Membership Application 


    PDQ-39 Questionnaire


Note: A YMCA application is required for anyone participating in YMCA programs, but does not mean you must become a member of the YMCA to participate.

For more information or to sign up for the program, please contact: Amy Roux: