New Milford Hospital will offer a Strong Women, Strong Bones Program, a nationally recognized fitness program for middle-aged and older women, in the coming months.

Three sessions will meet twice a week for seven weeks at sites in the Greater New Milford area.

The program is appropriate for most women; however, all participants 70 years of age and older must consult with their physician before beginning this exercise program.

In New Milford, classes will meet Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays from 10 to 11:15 a.m. from March 4 through April 19, May 13 through June 8, July 8 through Aug. 23 and Sept. 9 through Oct. 25 at the First Congregational Church at 36 Main St.

In Washington, classes will meet Mondays and Wednesdays from 2 to 3:15 p.m. March 4 through April 17, May 13 through June 26, July 8 through Aug. 21 and Sept. 9 through Oct. 23 at the Washington Senior Center in Bryan Memorial Plaza.

In Kent, classes will meet Tuesdays from 10 to 11:15 a.m. and Fridays from 2 to 3:15 p.m. March 5 through April 19 at the Kent Specialty Care Center at 46 Maple St.

The cost is $85 per seven-week session, and the fee is pro-rated if someone joins mid-season.

For more information and registration, call 800-350-1595 or visit