Program Details

The Darien YMCA is pleased to announce “revive”, a 3-month, progressive health, and fitness program designed to transition cancer patients from treatment to a renewed stamina for day-to-day living.

Who is eligible?
Local residents who are currently undergoing or have undergone cancer treatment in the past year.

What does it entail?
A complimentary 3-month membership to the Darien Y, which includes access to our Wellness Center, pools, group fitness classes and other amenities. In addition, all participants will receive a 12 pack of 1-hour personal training sessions with one of our certified Cancer Exercise Specialist (CES) trainers.

How do I know if it’s the right fit for me?
All interested participants will meet with revive’s Integrative Medical Coach, who will complete an initial physical and medical history assessment to determine the best approach for the patient. The medical coach will be in contact with the participant throughout the 3 months.

Please email our Health and Fitness Director, Jessica, at

Meet Andrea Matero, revive’s Medical Coach at the Darien YMCA.

Andrea assists revive participants in achieving their specific health and fitness goals while working collaboratively with a talented team of cancer exercise specialists.

Andrea is a Certified Medical Assistant holding certifications from BOCES of Southern Westchester, located in Valhalla, NY. She is also certified in phlebotomy, EKG, and has successfully completed the curriculum of the American Heart Association Basic Life Support (CPR and AED) Program.

Andrea has 14 years of experience in the medical field working in many different specialties and spent 11 years of her career working in Gynecology and Obstetrics. Andrea is currently a full-time employee for Stamford Health and is no stranger to the Darien YMCA as she manages the Telehealth Kiosk located here at our facility.

Andrea resides in Stamford, CT with her husband and their daughter, and enjoys spending quality time with family and friends. Andrea loves helping others and believes that people should pay it forward every chance they get!