May 2017

The Move Yourself! Salem County outdoor walk and indoor exercise program set its May 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 Thursday May 4 and Thursday May 25. 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, all exercise classes will be held 10 AM:

Date Location Exercise
Tues. May 2 Carney’s Point Recreation Park
Penns-Grove Auburn Rd., Carney’s Point
Outdoor Walk
Talk Social Health
Thurs. May 4 The Ware Building, 51 Cheney Road
Woodstown
**Tai Chi
Tues. May 9 Elephant Swamp Trail, 14 Harding Hwy., Elmer
(Behind Baseball Fields)
**Outdoor Walk
Talk Lifestyle Changes
Thur. May 11 The Ware Building, 51 Cheney Road, Woodstown **Chair Yoga
Tues. May 16 Riverview Beach Park, Route 49,
Pennsville
Outdoor Walk
Adult Protective Services
Thurs. May 18 The Ware Building, 51 Cheney Road,
Woodstown
**Tai Chi
Tues. May 23 Salem County Recreation Park
Corner of Route 130 and Perkintown Rd
Oldmans Township
**Outdoor Walk
Talk Social Issues Affecting Seniors
Thur. May 25 The Ware Building, 51 Cheney Road,
Woodstown
**Chair Yoga
Tues. May 30 Marlton Recreation Park, 123 Marlton Rd., Woodstown **Outdoor Walk
Talk Safety Measures

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.

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.