Free family event at YMCA of Greater Whittier

Celebrating healthy families at the YMCA

On April 27, 2019 more than 1,500 Ys across the county will host the free event to inspire more kids and families to keep their minds and bodies healthy. Activities include games, arts and crafts, free snacks and healthy living demonstrations, prize drawings and free drawstring bags to the first 100 kids who participate!

The event will be held at both Whittier branch locations from 10:00 AM-2:00 PM.

UPTOWN WHITTIER FAMILY CENTER            EAST WHITTIER FAMILY CENTER

12510 HADLEY STREET                                     15740 STARBUCK STREET

WHITTIER, CA 90601-3942                              WHITTIER, CA 90603-2322

The goal is to get more kids moving and learning, creating habits that they can continue all summer long. When kids are out of school, they can face hurdles that prevent them from reaching their full potential. Research shows that without access to out-of-school learning activities, kids fall behind academically. Kids also gain weight twice as fast during the summer months than during the school year. As spring turns to summer, Healthy Kids Day is a powerful reminder not to let children idle away their summer days.

When a child is healthy, happy, and supported they can make great things happen. We believe in the potential of all children, and we strive to help kids find that potential within themselves. A child’s development is never on vacation, and Healthy Kids Day is a great opportunity to educate families and motivate kids to stay active in spirit, mind and body throughout the summer.

Thank you to our National Sponsor, Howard Johnson by Wyndham and our local community partners for making Healthy Kids Day 2019 possible.

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