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Zumbathon and Bike-a-Thon to Benefit the LIVESTRONG Program - Fanwood-Scotch Plains YMCA
The Fanwood-Scotch Plains YMCA has been selected to offer LIVESTRONG at the YMCA, a free physical activity and well-being initiative that helps cancer survivors reach their holistic health goals.
In an effort to support the new LIVESTRONG initiative at the Y, they are hosting a Zumbathon and Bike-a-Thon to benefit the LIVESTRONG program at the Y facility located at 1340 Martine Avenue in Scotch Plains on March 10, 2012 from 4 pm – 6 pm.
The Zumbathon will be held in Gym 2 from 4 pm – 6 pm and the Bike-a-Thon (Cycle portion) will be held in the Cycle Studio from 4 pm – 6 pm. There will be three Zumba classes and three Cycle classes in a row from simultaneously. Participants can pick and choose the classes they want to attend, stay for all three or come at the hour mark between 4 pm and 6 pm. Yellow Ribbons will be available for purchase to commemorate a cancer survivor in your life for $1 each. Tie your ribbon in the front of the Y. There will also be a basket raffle.
This event is open to all members and non-members. Pre-registration is going on now for this event. Cost is $10 per class when pre-register and $15 per class at the door. Proceeds will directly benefit and help sustain the LIVESTRONG Initiative at the Y. For more information or to pre-register for this event, please visit the Member Service Desk at the Y or contact Sheri Cognetti or Donna Peart at 908-889-8880 x104 or email LIVESTRONG@fanwoodscotchplainsymca.org.
The Y is the nation’s leading nonprofit committed to strengthening communities through youth development, healthy living and social responsibility. Financial assistance is available to those who qualify.
More About Fanwood-Scotch Plains YMCA
With a main facility on Martine Avenue and a second childcare facility on Grand Street in Scotch Plains, The Fanwood-Scotch Plains YMCA is host to a wide variety of activities and programs for members of all ages, races, faiths, cultures and needs since 1946. The Fanwood-Scotch Plains YMCA offers diverse programs for seniors, adults, teens, tweens and children. Its state-licensed childcare and preschool programs features the Creative Curriculum as well as enrichment programs which foster the intellectual, physical, and character development of each child. Kinder Wrap, Before School, and After School programs provide a continuance of care for school age children.
The YMCA offers aquatics and gymnastics lessons, competitive training for children of all ages and a variety of youth sports. Summer day camps and one-week specialty camps give children the opportunity to enjoy a wide range of activities in a safe, caring environment. Adults can take advantage of group exercise and water fitness programs, or work out in the state-of-the-art wellness center.
An Assistance Fund is available to those who are unable to utilize the YMCA's services due to financial hardships.