As a part of our commitment as a Healthy Community, we are always looking at ways to improve the overall well-being of our athletes even when they are not officially training and competing.

Nutrition Seminars

Through its partnership with RWJBarnabas Health, SONJ will host nutrition seminars and wellness programming for athletes, coaches and families.

Upcoming Nutrition Seminars

Monmouth Medical Center – Sunday, May 6th, 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Register here.

Newark Beth Israel Medical Center and Children’s Hospital of New JerseyCOOKING CLASS – Saturday, June 2nd, 10:00 – 11:00 a.m. Register here.

Recipe of the Month

Check out the featured recipe for March, African Vegetable Stew! The recipe makes 10 servings and only takes about 30 minutes. Loaded with protein and fiber, this will leave you, your family and friends, full and satisfied!

  African Vegetable Stew

Unified Yoga

Athletes and Unified partners are encouraged to come to Unified Yoga classes held at the SONJ Sports Complex. Check the calendar for upcoming sessions. If you don’t have a yoga mat, don’t worry! SONJ will be able to provide you with a yoga mat to use during the class.

Walking Club

The Unified Walking Club program brings together people with and without intellectual disabilities and provides opportunities for physical fitness while inspiring friendship among participants! Each walking club meets once a week at a location within its own community and is led by a team leader.

Participation Perks

The team leader and Special Olympics New Jersey athletes over the age of 16 receive a Garmin Vivofit fitness band for free in order to keep track of steps and possibly earn incentives along the way!

Find a Walking Club Near You

We currently have Walking Clubs in the following locations:

  • Belmar
  • Cinnaminson
  • Ewing
  • Howell
  • Iselin

  • Lakewood
  • Lawrenceville
  • Parlin
  • South Brunswick
  • South Orange (JESPY House)

Contact a Club

To connect with any of these clubs, contact us at