Multiple Sclerosis Fitness

This class is designed to enhance cardiovascular fitness, strength, balance, and flexibility for those living with Multiple Sclerosis. 

Adaptive Tai Chi

Based on ancient principles of movement, breach and focus of consciousness, t'ai chi, offers individuals with a physical disability the benefits of improved physical, social, emotional health and well-being.  Beginning September 23rd, enjoy an 8-week adaptive Qi Qong course in T'ai Chi Chih taught by Carol Kines, Certified Qi Qong instructor for 17 years. 

Adaptive Zumba®

Providing a fun environment to improve fitness through latin dance, Zumba®, incorporates moves from salsa, merengue and the cha cha. This program is adapted for wheelchair users and those that need assistance with balance or ambulation. Classes are from 2-3pm and will be taught by Dave Dawley, Zumba Fitness® and Zumba Gold® instructor. Join us for a high-energy class using latin styles of music and dance. There is no program or membership fee to physically disabled persons in the community that could benefit from this class.




Alice Krauss

Program Manager


Scott Brown 

Program Coordinator 

Jennifer Guss

Program Administrative Assistant 


Brooks Adaptive Sports and Recreation Program

      (904) 345 - 7314


Julie Schafer
Adaptive Fitness


Adaptive Fitness Program

       (904) 345 - 6817

Adaptive Aquatics

The adaptive aquatics class helps improve balance, flexibility, strength, and coordination through execises in the water.  Any individual with a mobility impairment may participate.

Stroke Wellness Program

Brooks Rehabilitation is proud to offer a Stroke Wellness Program, which provides patients with customized exercise programs and nutrition education to support the goal of restoring strength, endurance and agility after a stroke. Designed by the Brooks team of stroke experts, this program is the only one of its kind in Jacksonville.  There is a minimal monthly fee to participate in this program at select YMCAs.  For more information click here

Brain Injury Wellness

The Brooks Brain Injury Wellness program allows survivor of brain injury the opportuninty to stay active and improve their health at a participanting YMCA with an individualized exercise program and supervision - - after they have completed formal physical therapy. There is a minimal monthly fee to participate in this program at select YMCAs. For more information click here.