Lifestyle

YMCA hosts Senior Health and Fitness Showcase

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Kishwaukee Family YMCA will offer a Senior Health and Fitness Showcase from 9 a.m. to noon Wednesday at the YMCA, 2500 W. Bethany Road in Sycamore.

The event is open to people age 55 and older and offers an opportunity to explore senior-friendly physical activity options and to understand the importance of exercise and nutrition for ongoing health and illness prevention.

The YMCA offers two pools, a newly renovated wellness center and group exercise rooms, a variety of exercise classes and wellness programs.

A continental breakfast will be offered from 9 to 9:30 a.m., and snacks will be available during the event.

The showcase will feature exercise and nutrition education; community resource exhibitors;
free screenings including blood pressure, hearing health, body composition and more; wellness activities including interactive fitness demonstrations; pickleball instruction and games; prizes and giveaways; and chair massage.

For information, contact Dave Dick, program executive, at 815-756-9577, ext. 37, or daved@kishymca.org.