The Path to Wellness Program is a joint effort with Atrium Health and the Rowan-Cabarrus YMCA to improve the health of our community. The 6-week lifestyle management program is designed to provide guidance, encouragement and education to help participants achieve a healthier lifestyle. It helps those living with a medical condition, recovering from surgery or an injury, or seeking a healthier lifestyle.

The Path to Wellness Program is a joint effort with Atrium Health and the Rowan-Cabarrus YMCA to improve the health of our community. The 6-week lifestyle management program is designed to provide guidance, encouragement and education to help participants achieve a healthier lifestyle. It helps those living with a medical condition, recovering from surgery or an injury, or seeking a healthier lifestyle.

In addition to an overall better quality of life, your results may include:
  • Healthy lifestyle habits
  • Improved chronic health conditions
  • Weight management
  • Enhanced strength, flexibility and cardiac conditioning
  • Increased energy and stamina
The Path to Wellness Program includes:
  • One-on-one guidance with YMCA fitness personnel to set up a safe, effective fitness program
  • Initial health coaching and weekly sessions with your wellness nurse or registered dietician
  • Education and tips to develop healthier eating and lifestyle habits
  • Access to all 3 Cannon Y branches
How to Join

You can join the program by asking your healthcare provider to complete and sign a referral form. Referral forms are available at the YMCA, or you can download the form here. 

Referral Form

Program Fees

The cost to join the program is $50. Current YMCA members may be eligible for a reduced rate. Participants are under no obligation to join the YMCA once the program ends. If you decide to join the YMCA after completion of the 6-week program, the YMCA joining fee will be waived. Financial assistance is available for those who qualify.

The program is available at the Harrisburg YMCA, Kannapolis YMCA, and West Cabarrus YMCA.

For More Information

Contact the Wellness Office at: 704.403.3050