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:
|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
|Tues. Aug 22||Salem County Recreation Park
Corner of Route 130 and Perkintown Rd
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
|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.
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.