Family Fun & Fitness Day – October 5th
Submitted by Colleen Clayton
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.
A Family Fun & Fitness Day event is scheduled for October 5, 2019, at the Rahway Branch, 1564 Irving Street, Rahway.
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 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 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.
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