YMCA Cardiac Rehab Program Increases Heart Health

| June 22, 2018

OIL CITY, Pa. (EYT) – UPMC Northwest and the YMCA are partnering monthly to improve and enhance the quality of life for heart patients in Venango County.

Phase III of UPMC’s Cardiac Rehab program is located at the Oil City YMCA and allows cardiac patients to continue to strengthen their hearts. UPMC staffs the program with a certified RN and physician oversight. The program has been in place for over 20 years and has been just as popular socially as it is physically.

Cardiac Rehabilitation is designed for those who have experienced a cardiac event and have completed Phases I and II of a cardiac rehabilitation program. This program is also ideal for those who suffer from heart disease, hypertension or diabetes, fibromyalgia, or strokes.

PROGRAM FEATURES

∙ Improve & Maintain Cardiovascular Health
∙ Develop Muscle Strength, Endurance & Flexibility
∙ Build Confidence & Adopt an Active Lifestyle
∙ Improve Mental Well-Being
∙ Enjoy a Relaxed, Fun Atmosphere

Cardiac Rehabilitation is held at the YMCA on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday each week from 7:30 a.m. to 9:45 a.m. The cost of the program is just $15.00/month for members or $25.00/month for non-members.

Joining the program is easy. Simply ask your physician for a referral and stop by the YMCA to register.

Learn More

For more information about the Oil City YMCA and Y programs, please visit the YMCA website at www.oilcityymca.org, call 814-677-3000, and follow the Y on Facebook.

About the YMCA

The Oil City YMCA hours are Monday through Friday 6:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m., Saturdays 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m, and closed on Sundays.

(Article submitted by Michelle Murray, Marketing & Membership Director, Clarion County YMCA, Oil City YMCA, and YMCA Camp Coffman)

Oil City YMCA and exploreVenango.com have partnered to provide the community with YMCA News. This is an exclusive article only found on exploreVenango.com.


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