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GET BACK TO YOU!

JOIN SEPTEMBER 1 – Oct 8 No JOINERS FEE!
A MEMBERSHIP IS WAITING FOR YOU!

The time is now for you to make a change for your health and well-being.
Print the post card in the link below and bring to one of our branches in Elizabeth, Union or Rahway.
Join and receive 30 minutes of personal training by presenting this card.

Family Fun & Fitness Day

The Family that plays Together, Stays Healthy Together

Join us on Saturday, September 29 from 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm for our annual Family Fun & Fitness Day. Event activities will include raffles, Family Games, Healthy Snacks, Give-A-Ways, and more! This event is open to the community and will be at each of our three locations in Elizabeth, Rahway and Union. Also, the first 100 school-aged youth will receive a FREE Y string back-pack. So bring your family, friends and neighbors to the Y for a fun-filled afternoon!

Join the Rapids Swim Team!!!

Be Part of Something Bigger-The Rapids Swim Team is back!

The YMCA of Eastern Union County Rapids Swim Team stands on the belief that through competitive swimming, young athletes are taught life skills that will benefit them during their academic career and continue through their lives.

The YMCA of Eastern Union County Rapids Swim Team is made up of the following age groups:
6-10 years old, 11 and 12 years old, and 13 and over. Tryouts begin on August 27th.

GREAT ZUCCHINI RACE

New Jersey Secretary of Agriculture Douglas H. Fisher joined about 50 campers for the greatest Zucchini Race of the year! The Rahway Branch had an amazing turnout on August 2 for their 4th annual Great Zucchini Race hosted by Farmer Bob. It was enjoyable, fun, educational and a day to remember for the campers and all that attended.

Caring and Learning for Me

Call today, learn about a place where a child and their caregiver can discover and learn through play, resources and meeting other people. Free Community Program Beginning September 17, 2012 at the Elizabeth Branch Mon. & Wed. or Tues. & Thurs. mornings.
For more information see flyer below or go to Learn and Play With Me web page:

RUN/WALK FOR A CAUSE & KIDDIE RUN CHALLENGE

YMCA/Mayor's Day 5K

Saturday September 15, 2012. Check-in 8:30am, Race Start 10 a.m.
Union High School, Cooke Drive (Sr. Parking Lot)

REGISTER HERE

YOU CAN TAKE CONTROL

YMCA’S Web links DIABETES PREVENTION CLASS BEGINS JULY 18, 2012

Gain tools to reduce your risk to develop type 2 diabetes. Maintain a healthy lifestyle by eating healthier and increasing physical activity:
Program Goals:
7% weight loss
150 minutes of physical activity

MOVING TOGETHER FOR BETTER HEALTH

DIABETES SHOWDOWN

Free
Community Health Showcase to Prevent and Control Diabetes
Saturday, July 28th 2012
10:00 AM – 2:00 PM
JFK Center – 796 Hazelwood Ave.

WORKING TOGETHER, LIVING BETTER

FREE HEALTH SCREENINGS FOR DIABETES PREVENTION
Screenings Include:
Blood Pressure, BMI, Blood Glucose and A1c as needed
June 27, 2012 – Five Points Wellness Center
July 10, 2012 – Five Points Branch
Registration is suggested.

CUIDE SU FUTURO TOME DECISIONES SANAS HOY

Acompanenos y participle en Salsa, Sabor y Salud, un proprograma para familas Latinas. El Programa empieza Sabado, Mayo 12, 2012, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM or 1:00 – 2:00 PM.

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