Family Fun & Fitness Day at The Gateway Family YMCA

The Gateway Family YMCA Invites the Community to Open House September 27

Union, NJ, September 16, 2014 --( On September 27, 1-3:30pm The Gateway Family YMCA branches in Elizabeth, Rahway and Union, NJ will celebrate Family Fun & Fitness Day. All branches will be hosting events that are open to the community including family group exercise programs, healthy snacks, nutrition and fitness games, community vendors and CATCH games. The Gateway Family YMCA – Elizabeth Branch is located at 135 Madison Avenue in Elizabeth, Five Points Branch is located at 201 Tucker Avenue in Union, Rahway Branch is located at 1564 Irving Street in Rahway, and Wellness Center Branch is located at 1000 Galloping Hill Road, Union. Family Fun & Fitness Day is designed with activities to engage both the youth and the parent, and is open to all ages.

At The Gateway Family YMCA, cultivating healthy families is part of every program and event. “Seeing all the families come together in a healthy fun way gives meaning to what we do here at the YMCA,” stated Lisa Yanez, Senior Director of Child Care. The Gateway Family YMCA offers a variety of programs and events to support healthy family living in the communities of Elizabeth, Union and Rahway, including Early Learning Readiness (ELR) a community program for preschoolers and their caregiver that is free to participants. The Y creates opportunities to share family experiences to help create strong, connected, and healthy families. The Gateway Family YMCA is more than a gym. It’s a cause.

The Gateway Family YMCA is a 501(c)(3) non-profit, health and community service organization of caring staff and volunteers dedicated to strengthening the foundations of community and stands For Youth Development, For Healthy Living and For Social Responsibility. The Gateway Family YMCA impacts the community by providing quality services to people of all ages, races, faith or incomes. The Y doesn’t just strengthen bodies – it strengthens people, families and communities.

For more information about programs and services provided by The Gateway Family YMCA, please visit or contact the Elizabeth Branch at 908-355-9622, Five Points Branch 908-688-9622, Rahway Branch 732-388-0057 or the Wellness Center Branch 908-349-9622.
The Gateway Family YMCA
Colleen Clayton