FSP YMCA Announced Healthy Programs, Special Events for Spring

The following programs have been announced for spring at the YMCA.

The following information was provided by the Fanwood-Scotch Plains YMCA.

Spring is right around the corner! The Fanwood-Scotch Plains YMCA located at
1340 Martine Avenue in Scotch Plains is ready and helping the community stay
fit and active by offering healthy programs and special events for our
members this session.  

The following are just some of the upcoming programs and events offered:

Overlook Hospital Health Screenings are offered from 9:00 am-10:30 am in the
Overlook Van in the Y Parking Lot:
Bone Density Men/Women - March 7th
To register for the above screenings, please call: 1-800-247-9580.

Those interested in getting ready for spring can enjoy the Spring Break
Weight Loss Challenge.  This challenge runs for 10 weeks (until April 12th).
It is run by Registered Dieticians with individualized weigh-ins, on-line
support, body composition checks at the beginning and end of the 10 weeks.
Pedometers provided to each participant to increase awareness of physical
activity.  Prizes to the top three losers at the end!  Weigh in times:  Wed.
6:30-7:00 pm, Fri. 8:30-9:00 am.  Please register at the Member Service

A Lunch & Learn is offered on Tuesday, March 12th from Noon-1 pm.
Interested participants can bring their own lunch.  The Y provides beverages
and dessert.  Nurse educators from Overlook Hospital will discuss current
treatment options for osteoporosis and recommendations for daily living
prevention and treatment.

Get your feet ready for open toes shoes!  A Fancy Footwork - Stimulating
Circulation and Flow program is offered at the Y on March 14th at 7:30 pm.
Research studies have shown numerous benefits to barefoot training.  Now
learn to pamper your feet to stimulate circulation, flexibility and build
strength in your feet and ankles helping to improve your sense of balance as
well.  Bring your own lotion.  Interested participants can register at the
Member Service Desk.

A St. Patrick's Day Luncheon will take place at the Fanwood-Scotch Plains
YMCA on Friday, March 15th from Noon-1:00 pm.  Participants will enjoy St.
Patrick's Day with Y friends and bring in a favourite dish to share.

Thinking camp programs where your children can connect and have fun in a
safe environment?  The Fanwood-Scotch Plains YMCA offers traditional and
specialty camp programs for all ages.  Visit
for the Early Spring Program Guide that includes summer day camp programs
offered at the Fanwood-Scotch Plains YMCA.  Registration is going on now!

The Y is the nation's leading nonprofit committed to strengthening
communities through youth development, healthy living and social
responsibility. For information on membership or programs, or to request a
schedule of classes, please call the Fanwood-Scotch Plains YMCA at (908)
889-8880 or visit the Y's website at
Financial assistance is available for those who qualify.


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