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Summit Area YMCA Offers Free Seniors Summer Classes Starting June 19

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The Summit Area YMCA builds stronger communities with programs and services that help all individuals learn, grow, and thrive in a welcoming, inclusive environment.  At the Y, seniors who participate in our healthy living and social programs increase their self-confidence and sense of achievement while building a strong sense of belonging and a network of friends.  As a result, these active older adults live a healthier and more fulfilling life.

With this in mind, the Summit Area YMCA will offer FREE classes for area seniors on Wednesdays from June 19- August 27.  On these days, local residents age 62 and over are invited to visit the Summit branch at 67 Maple Street in Summit for FREE. The special schedule of free classes and activities for seniors are as follows:

Hydro R.E.P.S. (Water Exercise)
This is a total body workout class that includes cardio aerobics, muscle conditioning, flexibility and exercises for full body range of motion. This class is offered on Wednesdays from 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM.   For more information, please visit  https://www.thesay.org/Schedules/Session/2475589/June-21-2017.

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Yoga Basics (Gentle Yoga)
Beginner level yoga class that focuses on various asansas, stretches and ends with deep relaxation. Gentle Yoga will relax your body and refresh your mind.  This class is offered on Wednesdays from 9:30 AM – 10:45 AM.  For more information, please visit https://www.thesay.org/Schedules/Session/121/April-06-2016.

Joyful Fitness (Land Exercise)
This all level choreographed class includes low impact aerobic dancing, stretching, and relaxation.  This class is offered on Wednesdays from 10:45 AM – 11:45 AM.  For more information, please visit https://www.thesay.org/Schedules/Session/165/April-06-2016.

Shallow Water Arthritis
Class is geared towards individuals with arthritis who need help easing into an exercise program. An Arthritis Foundation recreational program includes exercises to increase flexibility and improve range of motion.  This class is offered on Wednesdays from 11:15 AM – 12:00 PM.  For more information, please visit https://www.thesay.org/Schedules/Session/2475679/June-21-2017.

Duplicate Bridge
Join us for Duplicate Bridge where experienced players can enjoy the game and compete with others! Instructor is onsite.  Cost is $7/day for nonmembers. Class is offered on Wednesdays from 12:00 PM – 12:30 PM.  For more information, please visit https://www.thesay.org/Schedules/Session/2003683/January-04-2017.

For more information and to register for these free classes, please contact Lisa Meyers at 908-273-3330 X1186 or lisa.meyers@thesay.org.

The Summit Area YMCA is one of area’s leading 501c3 organizations.   Our programs and services are open to all through our financial assistance programs made possible through the generosity of our members, donors, staff and partners.  To help us help others, please make your donation today at www.thesay.org/give.

 

 

 

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