Arthritis

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Arthritis Programs and Screenings

Education and prevention can keep you and your loved ones healthy. We invite you to take advantage of the programs, support groups and screenings available.

Aquacise Level 1 (Joint-Friendly)
Cardiovascular fitness, endurance, and flexibility in chest-deep water. Participants should bring a lock, towel and swim cap.
Fee: $60 for 10 weeks
• Mondays, October 2 through December 11; Noon to 12:45pm
(No class November 20)
• Wednesdays, October 4 through December 13; Noon to 12:45pm
(No class November 22)
New York Sports Club, 1481 Route 23 South, Butler, NJ
For more information and to register, please call 973-831-5367.

Arthritis Exercise Program (Joint-Friendly)
Increase joint flexibility and range of motion with gentle exercises. Class limited to 20 participants.
Fee: $50 for 10 weeks
Mondays, October 2 through December 11; 1:30 to 2:15pm or 2:30 to 3:15pm
Atlantic Health Pavilion, 242 West Parkway, Pompton Plains, NJ
For more information and to register, please call 973-831-5367.

Aquacise Level 2 (Joint-Friendly)
Exercises performed in chest-deep water can help improve cardiovascular fitness, endurance and flexibility. Participants should bring a lock, towel and swim cap.
Fee: $60 for 10 weeks
Wednesdays, October 4 through December 13; 1:00 to 1:45pm
(No class November 22)
New York Sports Club, 1481 Route 23 South, Butler, NJ
For more information and to register, please call 973-831-5367.

Arthritis Aquatics Program (Joint-Friendly)
Enjoy exercise without straining your joints. Be sure to bring a towel, swim cap, and lock to class.
Fee: $60 for 10 weeks
Thursdays, October 5 through December 14; Noon to 12:45pm
(No class November 23)
New York Sports Club, 1481 Route 23 South, Butler, NJ
For more information and to register, please call 973-831-5367.

Lite & Fit
Partake in light strength training and chair exercises (no floor work). Participants must bring their handheld weights. Resistance equipment is provided.
Fee: $40 for each 8-week class
• Tuesdays October 24 through December 19; 2:00 to 3:00pm
(No class November 21)
• Thursdays, October 26 through December 21; 2:00 to 3:00pm
(No class November 23)
Atlantic Health Pavilion, 242 West Parkway, Pompton Plains, NJ
For more information and to register, please call 973-831-5367.

Arthritis Support Group
Arthritis patients can receive mutual education and encouragement.
Fourth Tuesday of every month; 10:30 to 11:30am
Atlantic Health Pavilion, 242 West Parkway, Pompton Plains, NJ
For more information, please call 973-831-5367.


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