New Jersey Adventure Boot Camp in the News
Courier News Online
Darkness shrouds the grounds at Gill St. Bernard’s School in Gladstone . Dozens of sweatsuit-clad women gather outside the gym’s entrance, gear bags slung over their shoulders.
“I’d have worn my parka if I’d known we’d be locked out,” said a blonde woman of about 40 as she hops in place to ward off the 25-degree chill.
It’s 5:20 a.m. on Day Two of New Jersey Adventure Boot Camp for Women. Instructor Valerie Pawlowski of Peapack glanced around for alternative props. A park bench, a set of stairs, a railing and a wall will do if the janitor doesn’t show up.
“Give me a rubber band and a ball, and I’ll give you a workout,” she said later. “No way I’m sending them home with no exercise.”