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John Strickler - The Mercury The Spring Valley YMCA held a senior health and fitness day Wednesday May 27, 2015. Pictured here seniors participate in the popular  Fit and 50 program.

John Strickler – The Mercury
The Spring Valley YMCA held a senior health and fitness day Wednesday May 27, 2015. Pictured here seniors participate in the popular Fit and 50 program.

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Celebrate senior fitness at these upcoming events

SENIOR FITNESS DAY ACTIVITIES IN MONTCO

When: Wednesday and Thursday

Where: Indian Valley Family YMCA in Harleysville, Lansdale Area Family YMCA and the Pottstown YMCA

More Details: From 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. Wednesday, The Lansdale YMCA will offer free fitness assessments, local vendors, snacks, giveaways and more. From 12 p.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesday, the Indian Valley YMCA will have a celebration for active older adults with a potluck picnic and discussion on “Feeding Your Mind.” From 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursday, the Pottstown YMCA will offer free chair massages, fitness demonstrations, and light refreshments. There will also be a few mini seminars on the topics of identity theft, balance and fall prevention, and preparing your estate plan. For more information and to find out about each YMCA location, visit www.northpennymca.org and philaymca.org/locations.

SENIOR FITNESS DAY IN BOYERTOWN

When: Wednesday from 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Where: Boyertown YMCA located at 301 W. Spring St.

More Details: The event is free to anyone age 55 or older. There will be several fitness classes including tai chi, aqua Zumba, and stress reduction and meditation. A health fair will include blood pressure screenings, healthy food demonstration and more. For more information, visit the Facebook page www.facebook.com/BoyertownAreaYMCA or call 610-369-9622.

SENIOR FITNESS DAY IN PHOENIXVILLE

When: Wednesday from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.

Where: Phoenixville YMCA located at 400 E. Pothouse Road

More Details: The event is free for anyone 55 and older. In the morning, participants will have the opportunity to visit local health and wellness community organizations. There will also be low impact exercise classes available. For more information, contact Anne Mita at 610-933-5861 Ext. 2332 or email amita@philaymca.org.

ACTIVE OLDER ADULTS DANCE CLASS IN MEDIA

When: Wednesday from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m.

Where: Rocky Run YMCA located at 1299 W. Baltimore Pike in Media

More Details: Participants will learn jazz basics from a dance instructor. The free class is for individuals age 55 and older. For more information, visit the website philaymca.org/program/aoa-dance-class or call 610-627-9622.

SENIOR FITNESS DAY IN DOYLESTOWN

When: Wednesday from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Where: Central Bucks Family YMCA located at 2500 Lower State Road in Doylestown

More Details: The event is a free to the community. Participants will have the opportunity to take classes such as aqua aerobics, Pilates, chair yoga and more. People will also receive a free smoothie, coffee or tea from the café. For more information, visit the website www.cbfymca.org/our-y/special-events/details/1084-national-senior-health-fitness-day.

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