A reminder regarding our upcoming membership recruitment and renewal period. No matter the date you joined, ALL TSM members must renew their membership annually. THESE MEMBERSHIP/MEDICAL FORMS PROVIDE TSM WITH LIABILITY INSURANCE FOR PROGRAMS. New membership cards will be distributed to all members. Upon receipt of your membership/medical release form and $25* annual fee, you will receive a membership confirmation and begin receiving member information.

*The $25 will help offset a portion of our ongoing operating expenses including membership to our national organization, insurances, storage/maintenance of equipment, website hosting, postal services, etc. and allow us to continue to offer the variety of programming we enjoy.

*NO MEMBER will be turned away due to financial hardship. Let us know if you need special consideration.

DownloadTSM, Inc. Membership & Medical Release Form
Download and complete the application and have it signed by your doctor.

Return form and check to:
TEAMSurvivor Madison, Inc.
P.O. Box 46603
Madison, WI 53744-6603

TSM Program Scholarship Policy

TEAMSurvivor Madison, Inc. (TSM) will award to any current TSM member up to 80% of the cost (not to exceed $200 per calendar year) for any TEAMSurvivor sponsored event or class. This can include, but is not limited to TSM exercise classes, event (dragon boat festival, triathlon, run/walk) registration fees, bus transportation. TSM will not cover the cost of food or lodging. If you are interested, request an application by sending an e-mail to: teamsurvivormadison@yahoo.com

Benvenuto's Donation As You Dine - April 25th

Benvenuto's Italian Grill (Fitchburg) will donate 20% of all participant sales on April 25th to TEAMSurvivor Madison. This is an easy way to raise money and have a wonderful meal at the same time. Participants need to let their server know that you're supporting TEAMSurvivor Madison. Encourage your co-workers, friends, and family to help out on the 25th!

TSM Fitbit Group

Gail Bliss has started a TEAMSurvivor FitbIt group. The idea of the group is to help motivate each other to keep being active. The group is private so you have to be invited to join the group. The group will see only what you set for the group to see. What we see presently is the steps only of the groups 5 members. Steps for the last 7 calendar days are posted along with the number of active minutes. Send a request to Gail (gail3511@gmail.com) or myself (Susan Reed, greed@chorus.net)) and we will send you an invitation. Follow the instructions on the email, log into your dashboard and click on the “community” tab to see TEAMSurvivor Madison (WI). Click on that to see the members and their steps! We can set up challenges as added little incentives to stay active!


There have been several who have asked about the biking classes for this spring and summer.

There are 6 spots available in the May Skills and Safety class and 8 spots available for the Group ride.

Note: If you want to participate and don't have a bike, let us know and we may be able to figure something out.

SBR Endurance Performance Center in Verona is offering all women bike courses. Both courses will be meet at SBR, 403 Venture Court, Verona.

Skills & Safety Cycling Course -4 week course
Tuesdays from 6-7 p.m.
May 2, 9, 16, 23

Coached No-Drop Cycling Course - 8 week course
What's "No-Drop" mean? This means that no rider is left behind and you can count on an experienced rider to stay with you.
Tuesdays from 6-7 p.m.
June 6 through August 1 (no class on July 4th)

SBR is offering a discount of $10 for each session. If you register for both sessions you receive a $24 discount.

In addition to the SBR discount, through the generosity of a corporate donation, TSM will help offset the registration fees and provide a rebate for members. The resulting fees for bike courses:

  • Skills & Safety Course - $69 (SBR discount price) less $29 (TSM rebate) = $40
  • No-Drop Cycling Course - $139 (SBR discount price) less $59 (TSM rebate) = $80
  • Register for both classes: $175 (SBR discount price) less $75 (TSM rebate) = $100
  • Note: Rebates will be provided with proof of completed registration.

    Registration for the bike classes must be completed through the SBR web site as follows:
    Create a MINDBODY account:
    Click on the upper right hand corner folder saying: ONLINE STORE
    In the drop down menu, choose what you are registering for:
    Wmns Coached NoDrop Cycling (8 week class)
    Wmns Cycling Skills/Safety (4-week class)
    Wmns Summer Cycling ALL (Both the 4 and 8 week class)

    Once you choose your option in the drop down menu, it will show up in your cart. Click that choice and you will be directed to your shopping cart for check out. There will be a box to enter a promo code.

    Choose the promo code to match what you are purchasing, to receive the discount associated with it.
    Note: The promo codes are valid with TSM members only.

    Wmns Cycling Skills/Safety code is: TSM2017SkillsSafety
    Wmns Coached NoDrop Cycling code is: TSM2017CoachedNoDrop
    Wmns Summer Cycling ALL code is: TSM2017FullProgram
    SBR is offering an EXCLUSIVE pre-registration to TSM members only.

    If you plan to do any biking this summer and fall, the skills/safety class is highly recommended. Any questions, regarding the SBR registration, please call Diane S. at 608-333-4016.

    Sports Medicine Indoor/Outdoor Conditioning

    UW-Sports Medicine has again designed an exercise class specifically for TEAMSurvivor Madison members.

    This short class will take us to the start of the paddling season. The class will mix up aerobic, strength and a few minutes of yoga, if desired. This has always been popular and a great way to continue a Wednesday tradition after the paddling season is over.

    April 10 - May 1st
    Monday evenings -5:30-6:15pm
    4 classes
    Fee: $20

    Start of the Paddling Season

    Wednesday, May 10th
    6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
    Rutabaga Paddlesports LLC
    220 West Broadway Madison, WI 53716

    The Madison lakes are open, the weather is warming up and it's time to start more of TEAMSurvivor Madison's warm season activities. Tonight it is all about Dragonboating for new and continuing members. Feel free to invite women cancer survivors you know that might be interested in joining TSM and participating in our paddling program.

    We will continue with our Wednesday evening social gathering at Red Robin afterwards.

    What we'll do that evening:
  • Meet and Greet/Icebreakers
  • What is Dragonboating anyway?
  • Dragon Boating Season: Learn
  • Who our leaders are for this year
  • What our program goals are
  • What to wear and bring
  • Warm ups
  • On water begins 5/17 - 6-8 pm, then weekly
  • Be sure your membership is current for 2017

    Dragon Boat Paddling Clinic

    We will be holding a dragon boat paddling clinic for TSM members on May 21st 1-4pm.

    Mark you calendars - more info to follow.

    Gilda's Club - Madison
    To find out the latest programs at Gilda’s Club Madison, click on "What's Happening at Gilda's Club" on their home page at: www.gildasclubmadison.org If you are not a member, consider joining - they're a great resource.

    Ongoing Fitness at Gilda’s Club
    Tuesdays, 10-11:15 a.m. - Hatha Yoga
    Wednesdays, 11 a.m.-12 p.m. - Relaxation & Guided Imagery
    Wednesdays, 6-7:15 p.m. - Gentle Yoga

    Why Not Ask!

    As an all volunteer, member-driven, and member-led organization, we look to you to help brainstorm or solve a current need. The best way to find out if you can help, is to ask. Current needs for the organization:

    Trademark/copyright attorney. Do you know a lawyer with this area of expertise that is willing to assist pro bono or at a non-profit rate?

    Business services for the TSM office. Do you know a local business/data/internet provider that may be willing to donate or offer reduced rate services? Does your employer offer something like this to non-profits? This would allow TSM to set-up business operations at our office.

    If you have leads on any of the above, please email TEAMSurvivor with details. THANKS!

    TSM has a Facebook Page!

    TEAMSurvivor Madison, Inc. is now on Facebook. Become a friend, share pictures & video, check for events and more! To view our page, click on http://www.facebook.com/pages/TEAMSurvivor-Madison/227994469631

    Schedule and Events

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    We invite you experience the fun of fitness!

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    Program Possibilities are Endless!
    TSM members have expressed interest in trying new activities such as sledding, pickle ball, volleyball and a night of Wii. If you'd like to coordinate and host a TSM, Inc. activity, we invite you to contact us and assist with the details. We'll help by spreading the word to the membership.

    Let us know if a TSM member or the organization is highlighted in a publication or on the news.