Specialty Programs

The Sarasota YMCA is dedicated to being a leader in serving the needs of our community. These specialty programs improve the quality of life of those who need help through education, prevention and rehabilitation.


Are you ready to take control of your life and live a healthier lifestyle? The Biggest Winner 12-week program will help you achieve your fitness goals through personal training and proper nutrition.


LIVESTRONG at the YMCA is a
12-week program for cancer survivors to improve strength, balance and flexibility.


Moving For Better Balance is a
12-week program designed to help
you improve your strength, balance, flexibility, and mobility through slow, therapeutic movements based on
Tai Chi. 


Pedaling for Parkinson’s classes are designed using the “Endurance” SPINNING format. Research has demonstrated that this type of format effectively reduces Parkinson’s symptoms up to 35%.