Strength training classes offered by Penn State Extension at Abington and West Side Senior Centers

For Abington Journal | January 12th, 2016 10:38 am

SCRANTON — Penn State Extension, in collaboration with The University of Scranton, will offer strength training and nutrition classes to help men and women improve muscle strength and bone density.

The 12-week strength training program is designed for adults 40 and older. Two classes are offered, one from 1 to 2 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays at the Abington Senior Center, 1151 Winola Road, South Abington Township, beginning Feb. 9 and the other from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. on Mondays and Wednesdays at West Side Senior Center, 1004 Jackson St., Scranton, beginning Feb. 8.

Cost for the program is $115. Those who register before Jan. 25 will receive a $10 early bird discount. Financial scholarships are available.

For more information or to register, call Penn State Extension in Lackawanna County at 570-963-6842, email, or visit and click on Lackawanna County. Tegistration deadline is Feb. 4. Space is limited and registrations are taken on a first-come, first-served basis.

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Information provided by Penn State Extension.