TREC Program for Cancer Survivors

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Eden Prairie FitnessHave you or someone you love been affected by cancer? If so, the Training, Rejuvenation and Exercise Program for Cancer Survivors (TREC) at the Community Center could help.

A 10-week small-group program designed specifically for adult cancer survivors, the program improves cardio respiratory endurance and strength through regular aerobic exercise and resistance training. Class meets twice a week for 90 minutes.

Trainers Denise Bunch and Gail Ericson have undergone special training to provide a supportive, safe environment for each class.

COST
Community Center Members: $50
Non-Members: $100

REGISTER AND GET MORE INFORMATION
Advanced registration is required and class size is limited. Call 952-949-8470 to register.

Questions? Contact Megan Munoz.


PROGRAM BENEFITS
Scientific research has proven that exercise is safe and beneficial for individuals during and after cancer treatment. Benefits of participation may include:

  • Reduced fatigue and increased energy levels
  • Decreased anxiety and depression
  • Improved quality of life
  • Enhanced self image and sense of control
  • Increased muscular strength
  • Increased bone strength
  • Greater endurance for daily activities

CRITERIA FOR PARTICIPATION

  • Program open to cancer survivors to assist in recovery
  • Participants must exhibit a strong personal desire for program
  • Participants must enroll themselves (family members cannot register participants)
  • Participants must commit to attending most classes
  • Participants must inform their physicians and agree to obtain medical clearance for participation
  • Participants must complete screening forms and a health questionnaire before joining

PROGRAM FEEDBACK

"The camaraderie forged with other participants and the individualized strength and fitness instruction has been pivotal in my return to physical and emotional health post-chemotherapy."
- Liz

"While the program is set up for a group, I was comforted by the individual attention we all received. The program treats the mind, body and spirit by introducing strength training, aerobics, balance and yoga."
- Judy