August 2017

The Move Yourself! Salem County outdoor walk and indoor exercise program sets its August 2017 dates. The outdoor walk-n-talks will take place every Tuesday at 10 am in various parks throughout the county. The indoor exercises – tai chi and chair yoga will take place every Thursday 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 Office of Aging is offering a free box lunch to participating seniors on Tuesday August 1 and Tuesday August 15. 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) 935-7510 ext. 8302 to register for the boxed lunch. The box lunch is prepared by the Italian Kitchen of Pennsville and meets the nutrition requirements of the State Office of Aging.

The exercise schedule is part of the We Can! campaign to encourage residents with special needs to participate. We Can! Walks are on dates with ** before it. 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.

Below is the list of dates:

Date Location Exercise
Tues. Aug 1 Fort Mott State Park Fort Mott Rd. Pennsville **Outdoor Walk
Talk Vectorborne Diseases
Thurs. Aug 3 The Ware Building 51 Cheney Road Woodstown **Tai Chi
Tues. Aug 8 Green Branch Park 299 Upper Neck Rd. Pittsgrove Twp. Outdoor Walk
Talk Powassan Virus
Thur. Aug 10 The Ware Building 51 Cheney Road Woodstown **Chair Yoga
Tues. Aug 15 Marlton Recreation Park 123 Marlton Rd. Woodstown Outdoor Walk
Talk Zika Virus
Thurs. Aug 17

The Ware Building 51 Cheney Road Woodstown

**Tai Chi

Tues. Aug 22 Salem County Recreation Park
Corner of Route 130 and Perkintown Rd
Oldmans Township
**Outdoor Walk
Talk Emerging Vectorborne Disease
Thur. Aug 24 The Ware Building 51 Cheney Road Woodstown **Chair Yoga
Tues. Aug 29 Riverview Beach Park Route 49 Pennsville **Outdoor Walk
Nature Walk
Thur. Aug 31 The Ware Building 51 Cheney Road Woodstown **Tai Chi

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

Click here to download the schedule PDF

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.