YWCA Encore is a free 8 week program for all women who have ever experienced mastectomy, lumpectomy or breast reconstruction surgery at any time in their lives. It combines a gentle exercise program with information sessions to rebuild confidence and mobility and reduce or manage side effects of breast cancer treatment including pain, fatigue and lymphedema.


Upcoming sessions:

Term 1

Repatriation General Hospital – 216 Daws Road, Daw Park

Fridays 4-6pm, beginning on Friday 8th February til Friday 29th March


Hampstead Rehabilitation Centre – 207 Hamsptead Road, Northfield

Tuesdays 7-9pm, beginning on Tuesday 5th February til Tuesday 26th March


Squashbrook Fitness and Leisure –  297 Commercial St W, Mount Gambier  5290

Dates to be confirmed





To find out more about YWCA Encore contact Meaghan King  8203 9400 or email

If you are beginning an Encore program please complete our two registration forms: 

Form One 

Form Two


Please email completed forms to OR post them to YWCA Adelaide at 17 Hutt Street, Adelaide 5000


This research report by University of Adelaide Arts Intern Georgia Trahair explores the wellbeing impact of the YWCA Encore program.