SWIM, Inc. is a non-profit organization that provides free water exercise opportunities for adults who find it difficult or impossible to get exercise on land due to the effects of MS, Parkinson’s Disease, stroke, fibromyalgia, RA, ALS or other causes.
The Bridgewater Chapter of SWIM, Inc. offers sessions on Wednesdays from 10-11 a.m. and from 1-2 p.m. at the Somerset Valley YMCA, located at 601 Garretson Road in Bridgewater.
The water exercise session is followed by a social hour that last until 11:30 for the morning session and until 2:30 for the afternoon session.
Membership at the Y is not required and there is no fee charged by SWIM, Inc.
The programs are made possible through the donation of pool and meeting room facilities by the Somerset Valley YMCA and through the efforts of many volunteers who run the program. Any adult who feels they would benefit by participating in such a water exercise program or anyone who would like to volunteer should contact Joy Tsuzuki at 908-722-8164 for the morning session and Mariana Antos at 908-393-6992 or Margery Borysewicz at 1-732-271-5129 for the afternoon session.
SWIM, Inc. provides programs at eleven other locations in New Jersey from Sussex County to Cape May County. Information on SWIM, Inc. can be found on their web site at www.swim-inc.org.