We offer seasonal outings that explore geographic gems around Des Moines.  Our activities may involve; hiking, trekking, canoeing, kayaking, snowshoeing, stand-up paddleboarding, and tandem them with yoga and meditation. This whole-body experience elevates your over health while exposing you to new activities and friends. Our Adventure Fitness Program is open to the whole community, and often pet and kid friendly.  Come play with us! Please register through Facebook or our website calendar.  Most events are free, however, scholarships are available for events that include a minimal fee. Contact mary@aboveandbeyondcancer.org for more information.


Hike and Yoga @ Greenwood Park every Tuesday 7:45 am – 9:00 am


Covid Policy Update: The Above + Beyond Cancer Board of Directors, at their regular Board Meeting on Thursday, September 16, 2021, unanimously agreed that all individuals who teach or lead Above + Beyond Cancer directed Optimal Living Programs must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19. The Board of Directors also unanimously voted that all participants in Above + Beyond Cancer Optimal Living Programs, that are held in-person, also must be fully vaccinated from COVID-19. These vaccine requirements include all programs that are in-person, including inside and outside programs.


In accordance with the law of the state of Iowa, employees, contractors and program participants may seek a waiver from this policy for religious or health reasons.  If you desire to seek a waiver from Above + Beyond Cancer’s COVID-19 vaccination request, please send your confidential medical or religious waiver request to the Above + Beyond Cancer Executive Director Christopher Goodale at chris@aboveandbeyondcancer.org. Participants who are unvaccinated, we strongly suggest wearing a mask while attending in- person activities.