Rahway, NJ, February 27, 2015 --(PR.com
)-- February 22 – 28 is Open House week at The Gateway Family YMCA – Rahway Branch, 1564 Irving Street, Rahway. The Rahway Branch just completed a $3.4 million, 16,938 square foot renovation project, including adding 3 additional floors for member and program use. In addition to the facility renovations, the Y has added new equipment and expanded program options, including a dedicated focus on Arts programs. As part of the Open House, the public is invited to meet the staff, take a tour, enjoy a family swim, play a game of basketball and workout in the state-of-the art cardiovascular fitness center, strength training center or weight training center.
The YMCA is more than a gym, it’s a cause dedicated to youth development, healthy living and social responsibility. The Rahway Branch provides dedicated and care staff who are available to assist members throughout their journey to living a healthy life. All members are provided a fitness evaluation and orientation free of charge. “Our staff are dedicated to helping members find health and balance in their lives every day. We are here to make sure you know what you’re capable of, and partner with you every step of the way,” stated Krystal R. Canady, CEO.
The Gateway Family YMCA has served the community for over 114 years. “The YMCA is open to all. We offer financial assistance so that everyone is able to experience the programs and services they need, regardless of ability to pay,” stated Melynda A. Mileski, COO. The Gateway Family YMCA offers free membership for all 7th grade students, encouraging them to build healthy habits to last a lifetime. In addition, the YMCA provides a Diabetes Prevention Program LIVESTRONG at the YMCA and Early Learning Readiness, a free community program for preschool children and their caregivers. Traditional Y programs include Arts, Swimming, Dance, Before/After School Care, Summer Day Camp, Water Fitness, Group Exercise, Basketball, Yoga, Youth Sports, Zumba and Personal Training.
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. For more information on The Gateway Family YMCA - Rahway Branch, please visit www.tgfymca.org/rahway-branch or call 732-388-0057.