UNION– The Gateway Family YMCA will provide a free Family Yoga in the Park class every Friday evening at 6:00pm this summer in Bicentennial Park, located on Tucker Avenue in Union, NJ. Family Yoga is offered to the public for children ages 8 and above, every Friday beginning in June and continuing through the end of August.
“The Gateway Family YMCA strives to provide programs that bring families together in healthy activities,” stated Thomas Galuppo, Director of Healthy Living at The Gateway Family YMCA – Five Points Branch, “Family Yoga in the Park combines a fun activity in a beautiful setting with lasting memories of family time.” The Y creates a positive environment for youth development, and family time is an important tool in this process. The decision to offer this program to the public speaks to the dedication and commitment that The Gateway Family YMCA feels for the greater Union community. “We are here to provide the community with the resources needed to address the most pressing social issues,” added Jessica Samolewicz, Associate Branch Executive Director, “By bringing people of all ages and backgrounds together we can provide support and promote positive change to the health of each individual family and collectively, the greater community.”
Quality family programs are at the heart of Y programs and services. The Five Points Branch, located at 201 Tucker Avenue in Union, specializes in programs and services that are dedicated to improve the lives of youth, teens, families and older adults. “The Five Points Branch is here for the community, making sure everyone has the opportunity to learn, grow and thrive. We are joined together by a shared commitment to nurturing the potential of kids, promoting healthy living and fostering a sense of social responsibility,” added Danielle Cioffi, District Executive Director at The Gateway Family YMCA.
The Gateway Family YMCA, formerly The YMCA of Eastern Union County, 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 on The Gateway Family YMCA or Family Yoga in the Park, please visit www.tgfymca.org or contact The Gateway Family YMCA – Five Points Branch at firstname.lastname@example.org 908-688-9622.
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