Senior Health and Fitness Day

The Gateway Family YMCA

The Gateway Family YMCA Celebrates National Senior Health & Fitness Day® on May 31

Schedule of Events – Open to the Community!

Visit the YMCA

Visit the Y for a workout, shoot some hoops or take a swim.  Open to the Community

Join the Y as a Free Community Member!  All community members are encouraged to join the Y as a free community member prior to their first visit to expedite entry.  A government issued photo ID is required on your first visit.  The Gateway Family YMCA also participates in SilverSneakers, Renew Active and Horizon B Fit.  Please any staff member if you need assistance in determining eligibility.

All branches will be hosting a Community Health Fair, including YMCA chronic disease program information, community partners, health and vaccination information.

Visit the Wellness Center Branch Health Fair 10:00-12:00pm

Community Partners Include:

  • Progressive Physical Therapy – Dr. Andrew Iuzzolino
  • Pearl Eye Visit
  • Union Twp Senior Center
  • EGGLRock Nutrition – Dr. Laura Rokosz
  • Union Library
  • New York Life Insurance
  • Trinitas – Community Outreach Specialist
  • Sharing Network
  • Rutgers Pharmacy Student
  • Atlantic Health – Foot Exams
  • Union Pharmacy
  • Union Health Department
  • YMCA State Alliance
  • Blue Moon Estate Sales
  • Union Twp Police Department – Join us for Coffee with a Cop

Rahway Branch

10:30-11:30am Community Health Fair

  • RWJ/Rutgers Cancer Institute of NJ will be presenting on Mental Health
    • Discussion on Mental Health for Seniors
    • Summer Skin Care
    • Q & A
  • Diabetes screening
  • Blood Pressure screening nutrition information
  • Mental Health resources
  • Refreshments will be served
  • Giveaways & Prizes

Presented by The Gateway Family YMCA and Shaping Eastern Union County

Try a Class at the Y, Event or Seminar on  Wednesday, May 31st – Visit any or every branch!

All Classes are First Come, First Serve and schedule is subject to change.  

  • Elizabeth Branch
    • 11:00-11:45am Enhance Fitness For Arthritis with Rafael
    • 5:30-6:30pm Zumba with Ana


  • Five Points Branch
    • 8:00-9:00am Water Exercise with Terry
    • 9:00-10:00am Water Exercise with Terry
    • 9:00-10:00am Active Older Adults with Linda
    • 10:15-11:15am Enhance Fitness For Arthritis with Linda


  • Rahway Branch
    • 9:00-9:45am Aqua Yoga with Carolyn
    • 9:30-10:30am Chair Pilates with EJ
    • 12:30-1:15pm SilverSneakers Fitness with JoAnn
    • 5:00-5:45pm  Blood Pressure Self-Monitoring with Leeanne
    • 6:00-7:00pm AOA (Active Older Adult) Strength & Stability with Leeanne


  • Wellness Center Branch
    • 6:00-6:45am Cycling with Jacob
    • 8:00-8:30am InStudio Mindfulness Cool Down with YMCA360
    • 9:00-10:00am Yoga with Lisa
    • 9:15-9:45am InStudio Cardio Dance with YMCA360
    • 10:15-11:00am Chair Yoga with Andrea
    • 11:15-12:15pm Enhance Fitness for Arthritis with Martha
    • 2:00-3:00pm WISE Cardio Jam with Susan
    • 6:00-6:45am InStudio Athletic Conditioning with YMCA360
    • 6:00-7:00pm Yoga with Lisa
    • 7:00-7:45pm Zumba with Taryn

Join us Virtually!

Not able to get to the Y on Wednesday, May 31st and would like to participate virtually?  Please Register HERE and we will ensure you have a Zoom link to join us from home!

Virtual Class Schedule:

  • 9:00-10:00am Yoga with Lisa
  • 10:15-11:00am Chair Yoga with Andrea
  • 12:30-1:15pm SilverSneakers with JoAnn
  • 2:00-3:00pm WISE Cardio Jam with Susan
  • 6:00-7:00pm Yoga with Lisa


Community Members are encouraged to print and complete the Guest Application before arriving.  Government issued photo identification is required.

Guest Application
The Gateway Family YMCA