The Gateway Family YMCA will join local groups across the country to celebrate the 17th Annual National Women’s Health & Fitness Day on September 26th, 2018. As an official host site, The Gateway Family YMCA will provide health and fitness information to local women, trial classes and information sessions.  For more information on event times at each branch, visit www.tgfymca.org.

On this day, The Gateway Family YMCA will join with an estimated 500 organizations and 50,000 to 70,000 women of all ages across the country to help promote active, healthy lifestyles through physical fitness, good nutrition and preventive care.

According to Krystal R. Canady, CEO, The Gateway Family YMCA, “Women’s Health & Fitness Day is a wonderful opportunity for women to make, renew, and revitalize their commitment to live healthier lives through better health and fitness.”

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National Women’s Health & Fitness Day is always held on the last Wednesday in September. The event showcases the many women's health resources available through local organizations hosting events on that day. The program is organized by the Health Information Resource Center and it is meant to encourage women to take control of their health: to learn the facts they need to make smart health choices, and to make time for regular physical activity.

The Gateway Family YMCA is a 501(c)(3) non-profit, health and community service organization of caring staff and volunteers dedicated to strengthening the foundations of community and stands For Youth Development, For Healthy Living and For Social Responsibility.  The Gateway Family YMCA impacts the community by providing quality services to people of all ages, races, faith or incomes. The Y doesn’t just strengthen bodies – it strengthens people, families and communities. 

To learn more about Women’s Health & Fitness Day at The Gateway Family YMCA, please visit www.tgfymca.org or contact the Elizabeth Branch at 908-355-9622, Five Points Branch 908-688-9622, Rahway Branch 732-388-0057, Wellness Center Branch 908-349-9622 or WISE Center YMCA Branch 908-687-2995.