The Salem County Department of Health & Human Services announces its April 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 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, April 18th, a presentation by the Salem County Office on Aging “Group Legal Presentation” will be offered after Core Strength and Indoor Walk 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, April 11 and Thursday, April 18. 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 provided 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. See map below;

  • Tuesday, April 2 – Chair Yoga (optional yoga mat)
  • Thursday, April 4 – Strength (optional 2-5 lb hand weights)
  • Tuesday, April 9 – Stretch
  • Thursday, April 11 – Indoor Walk (optional 2-5 lb hand weights)
  • Tuesday, April 16 – Chair Yoga (optional yoga mat)
  • Thursday, April 18 – Core Strength/Indoor Walk
  • Tuesday, April 23 – High Intensity Interval Training
  • Thursday, April 25 – Stretch
  • Tuesday, April 30- Strength

In the event of severe weather or snow, the exercise class may be 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.

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