Move Yourself! Salem County Expands Exercise Program at New Location
The Salem County Department of Health & Human Services announces its February 2019 schedule for the Move Yourself! Salem County exercise program. Offered exercise classes include Core Strength, High Intensity Interval Training, Chair Yoga, Indoor Walking, and Stretch & Strength. The indoor exercises will take place at a new time of 10:30 am every Tuesday and Thursday at the Mid-Atlantic States Training Center (formerly known as Queen of Apostles), 391 South Broadway, Pennsville.
These low impact exercises are great for a beginner, senior, or disabled individual. The exercise program 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) 339-8644 in advance.
On Thursday, February 28th, a presentation by the Salem County Department of Health and Human Services on “Sheltering in Place/Reviewing the Emergency Plan for the Power Plant” will be offered after Stretch at 11:30 am. Please call (856) 339-8622 to register for this special event.
The Office of Aging is offering free box lunches to seniors whom participate on Thursday, February 14 and Thursday, February 28. To receive the free boxed lunch, the participant must be over 60 years of age, fill out a small registration form, and RSVP 48 hours in advance. 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 10:30 am at the: Mid-Atlantic States Training Center, 391 South Broadway, Pennsville.
- Tuesday, February 5 – Chair Yoga (optional yoga mat)
- Thursday, February 7 – Strength (optional 2-5 lb hand weights)
- Tuesday, February 12 – Stretch
- Thursday, February 14 – Indoor Walk (optional 2-5 lb hand weights)
- Tuesday, February 19 – Chair Yoga (optional yoga mat)
- Thursday, February 21 – Core Strength/Indoor Walk
- Tuesday, February 26 – High Intensity Interval Training
- Thursday, February 28 – Stretch
In the event of severe weather or snow, the exercise class maybe cancelled please contact 856-339-8622.
For more information about Move Yourself! Salem County, visit us online at health.salemcountynj.gov or call 856-339-8622. 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 residents and meeting new ones.