The Gateway Family YMCA Celebrates 25th Anniversary of National Senior Health & Fitness Day®

Local Organization Part of National Wellness Event to Promote Healthy Lifestyles for Older Adults

Union, NJ, May 15, 2018 --( The Gateway Family YMCA will join an estimated 1,000 local groups to celebrate the 25th Anniversary of National Senior Health & Fitness Day (NSHFD) on Wednesday, May 30, 2018. As an official host site, The Gateway Family YMCA branches will hold information sessions and community classes on May 30th.

On this day, The Gateway Family YMCA will join with an estimated 100,000 older adults across the country participating in local activities to help promote active, healthy lifestyles through physical activity, good nutrition and preventative care. According to Krystal R. Canady, CEO, The Gateway Family YMCA, “National Senior Health & Fitness Day is the perfect opportunity for seniors to make, renew, and revitalize their commitment to lead healthier lives through wellness, nutrition and programs designed specifically for their demographic.”

National Senior Health and Fitness Day at The Gateway Family YMCA takes place on May 30th at the Elizabeth Branch - 135 Madison Avenue, Elizabeth, Five Points Branch - 201 Tucker Avenue, Union, Rahway Branch - 1564 Irving Street, Rahway, and Wellness Center Branch - 1000 Galloping Hill Road, Union and WISE Center YMCA Branch – 2095B Berwyn Street, Union, NJ.

National Senior Health & Fitness Day is always held on the last Wednesday in May, and this year’s special 25th anniversary event is set for Wednesday, May 30th. The program, the largest senior wellness event of its kind, is organized by the Mature Market Resource CenterSM, a national clearinghouse for professionals who work with older adults. For more information about National Senior Health & Fitness Day, please visit

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. For more information on The Gateway Family YMCA visit
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Colleen Clayton