This fall, The Gateway Family YMCA branches in Elizabeth, Rahway and Union will celebrate a family wellness event, Family Fun & Fitness Day. Family Fun & Fitness Day is designed with activities to engage both children and their parents, and is open to all ages. Family Fun & Fitness Day events are scheduled:
• September 21 – Elizabeth Branch, 135 Madison Avenue, Elizabeth
• September 28 – Five Points Branch, 201 Tucker Avenue, Union
• September 28 - Wellness Center Branch, 1000 Galloping Hill Road, Union
• October 5 – Rahway Branch, 1564 Irving Street, Rahway
• Tours are available by appointment - Youth Development Branch, 16-20 Jefferson Avenue, Elizabeth at 908-355-3061
• Tours are available by appointment - WISE Center Branch, 2095B Berwyn Street, Union at 908-687-2995
The Gateway Family YMCA branches will be hosting events that are open to the community including free family group exercise programs, indoor playstreets, healthy snacks, nutrition information, community vendors and fun games.
“Providing a safe and positive environment for the community, where families come together in a healthy environment, sharing experiences and creating memories is what we do here at the Y,” stated Krystal R. Canady, CEO. The Gateway Family YMCA offers a family programs and events to support healthy family living in the communities throughout Eastern Union County and Northern Middlesex County, including Early Learning Readiness (ELR) a school-readiness community program for preschoolers and their caregivers.
“Serving families has always been at the heart of the Y. We have a fundamental desire to provide opportunities for every family to build stronger bonds, achieve greater work/life balance, become more engaged with their communities, and have fun,” stated Melynda A. Mileski, EVP/COO.
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.
For more information about Family Fun & Fitness Day, or programs and services provided by The Gateway Family YMCA, 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, WISE Center Branch 908-687-2995 or Youth Development Branch 908-355-3061.