The Salem County Department of Health & Human Services announces January 2017 dates for their NEW Move Yourself! Salem County indoor walking, tai chi, and chair yoga program. The  indoor exercises will take place on selected dates at 10 AM in the Stage Room at the Ware Building, 51 Cheney Road, Woodstown. The Ware Building is located two miles south of Woodstown off Route 45 behind the Salem County Vo-Tech and next door to the Salem County Special Services Salem Campus.

The new exercise schedule is part of the We Can! campaign to encourage residents with special needs to participate. Caregivers and support staff are welcomed to attend. If a special needs resident requires transportation, please contact the Salem County Office of Aging at (856) 339-8622 in advance.

The Office of Aging is offering free box lunches to seniors whom participate in on the dates with ** before it. To receive the free boxed lunch, the participant must be over 60 years of age, fill out a small registration form, and RSVP by 8:00 AM the day before. Seniors must call (856) 339-8622 to register for the boxed lunch. The box lunch prepared by the Italian Kitchen of Pennsville meets the nutrition requirements of the State Office of Aging.

Below is the list of dates, all exercise classes will be held 10 AM at the: Ware Building, 51 Cheney Road, Woodstown.

  • Thursday, January 5 – Tai Chi
  • Thursday, January 12 – Indoor Walk
  • **Thursday, January 19 – Chair Yoga
  • Tuesday, January 24 – Tai Chi
  • Thursday, January 26 – Indoor Walk
  • **Tuesday, January 31 – Chair Yoga

In the event of severe weather, the exercise class maybe cancelled please contact the Health Department at 856-935-7510, extension 8302.

For more information about Move Yourself! Salem County, visit us online at health.salemcountynj.gov.  Also, get regular updates and walk dates and times at our Facebook page, located at www.facebook.com/SalemCountyHealth. We look forward to seeing our returning walkers and meeting new residents.