SCARSDALE, N.Y. -- The JCC of Mid-Westchester is teaming up with Camp Zeke to promote healthy living at a Day of Wellness on Sunday, Oct. 20.
The JCC and Camp Zeke, which is the first Jewish camp to celebrate healthy living, will co-host the event in cooperation with the Westchester Road Runners Club and New Rochelle Parks and Recreation.
The day will begin with a 5K run and family walk at 9 a.m. The run begins at Oct. 20 at the JCC on 999 Wilmot Road in Scarsdale. After the run, the day will feature a full schedule of programs in fitness, sports, cooking, nutrition and a wellness-oriented comedy show.
Champion boxers Dmitriy Salita and Yuri Foreman will work out with participants, pro-basketball player Tamir Goodman (the "Jewish Jordan") will be on hand to shoot hoops with families in the JCC gym and Kosher by Design author and renowned chef Susie Fishbein will host a cooking lesson.
In addition, the Bible Players will provide comic entertainment in the JCC's Bendheim Performing Arts Center.
Throughout the day, the public is invited to join the JCC of Mid-Westchester's expert instructors for complimentary spin, yoga, Zumba and strength-training classes, and a fun family swim in the JCC's pool. Healthy food selections will be available at a farmers market run by Adamah and Hazon.
Admission for this community-wide event is free, though registration for the 5K race is $15, and $20 on the event day, and registration for the Susie Fishbein event is $15 in advance and $20 on the day of event.