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Posted on: May 19, 2017

[ARCHIVED] Canton Leisure Services To Hold Annual Senior Health & Fitness Day - May 31, 2017

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 Area seniors are invited to join us in celebrating the 24th Annual National Senior Health and Fitness Day on Wednesday, May 31, from 8:30 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. at the Summit on the Park, located at 46000 Summit Parkway in Canton, MI.  This nation-wide health and fitness event is held to promote the importance of regular physical activity, and to showcase what local organizations are doing to improve the health and fitness of older adults in their communities.

Seniors 55 and older will have the opportunity to enjoy a variety of senior health and fitness related activities, including: Health Fair and health screenings from 8:30-10:00 a.m.; workshops, and fitness classes. This great day of fun, fitness, and friendship, sponsored by HealthQuest, is the perfect way to get seniors ready for the summer season.  Registration fees are $7 for Summit Members; $8 for Canton Residents; and $10 for Non-Residents. Fee includes boxed lunch, workshops and participant bag.

Morning workshops starting at 10:30 a.m. include: Intro to Beginner Yoga, Fall Prevention 101, and Safe While Out and About.  Afternoon workshops starting at 12:45 p.m. include: Intro to Lyrical Dancing; Cooking with Chef Kristi; and Custom Coasters Make & take workshop.  This informative and enjoyable day of events culminates with an Intro to Fitness Gold at 2 p.m. featuring fitness moves for strength, balance, and cardiovascular endurance.  Participants interested in attending Canton’s National Senior Health and Fitness Day must register by Monday, May 29, 2017 by calling the Canton Club 55+ front desk at 734/394-5485.  

More than 1,000 organizations in all 50 states will recognize this day in an effort to help keep older Americans healthy and fit.  Continually set for the last Wednesday in May, National Senior Health & Fitness Day is the nation’s largest annual health promotion event for older adults and celebrates the importance of staying healthy at all ages. 

For more information on the National Senior Health and Fitness Day at the Summit on the Park, visit or call Canton Club 55+ at 734/394-5485.

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