Exercise Your Brain. Ride a Bike.

Pedaling a bicycle may change the life of someone with Parkinson’s disease. Research conducted at the Cleveland Clinic showed a 35% reduction in symptoms by the simple act of pedaling a bicycle at a rapid pace - optimally, 80-90 revolutions per minute. Fast pedaling is not a cure for Parkinson’s disease and should not be touted as such, but there is compelling evidence to show that it does make a real difference for many who try it.

A medical clearance form and a referral from a medical provider are required to participate. We accept referrals from many medical providers, including primary care and specialist physicians, nursing staff, and physical therapists.

Ongoing Classes

Tuesdays and Thursdays, 11:30 am – 12:30 pm | Dale Turner Family YMCA in Shoreline
Tuesdays and Thursdays, 1:00 - 2:00 pm | Sammamish Community YMCA

Coming Soon

Summer 2024 at the Meredith Mathews East Madison YMCA in central Seattle

Learn More

To join an ongoing class or learn more about any of our programs, please contact us at chronicdiseaseprevention@seattleymca.org or (206) 432-8904.