YWCA to Celebrate National Senior Health and Fitness Day with Senior Happy Hour

Posted: Wednesday, May 13, 2015

On Wednesday, May 27, 2015 YWCA Bergen County will hold a free Senior Fitness Happy Hour from 1:00pm to 2:00pm at 112 Oak Street, Ridgewood, NJ. Open to the public, seniors can celebrate National Senior Fitness Day with bagels, coffee and music followed by a FREE Aquatherapy class!

Aquatherapy, from 2:30pm to 3:30pm, is perfect or adults with orthopedic and/or neurological conditions and those wishing to continue supervised exercises following the conclusion of physical therapy. This class includes cardiovascular, strengthening and flexibility exercises to increase range of motion. Please note that on Wednesday, May 27, 2015, The Balance Class (12:30pm to 1:00pm) and The Arthritis Class (1:00pm to 1:45pm) will not be held.

The YWCA’s adapted aquatics specialists provide rehabilitation and recreation utilizing water’s buoyancy to reduce stress on weight-bearing joints and provide resistance to strengthen muscles, increase flexibility and improve circulation. Men and women are welcome. For more information, please contact Colleen Fontes at 201-444-5600 x351 or cfontes@ywcabergencounty.org.