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YMCA Healthy Kids Day




Raising healthy children is a community effort, and the YMCA is your community partner in nurturing the potential of our youth.

YMCA Healthy Kids Day is a free annual community event hosted by YMCAs coast to coast. This day places special emphasis on how healthy living can be fun and providing families with simple activities and resources to live healthy every day.  Our YMCA is your partner in healthy living as a family. You can start here: try these Healthy Active Tips for staying healthy with your family!

Next Healthy Kids Day: Sunday, April 29, 2018

Please note all activities are meant to be enjoyed by both children and their adult companions.  Children must be directly accompanied by an adult who is actively participating in the day's events. 

Event Schedule:

12:45 – 1:45 PM, Bootcamp: Family in the Gym (Adult & Child 8 yrs+)
Stay fit as a family! Enjoy the same class that combines cardiovascular intervals with resistance 
training techniques with modifications for kids! 

1 - 4 PM, Rocking Horse Family Area
Enjoy various games provided by The Rocking Horse, Owen Sound in our cafe area! 
Also browse through the lobby and learn about local organizations that promote health and 
wellness for kids!

1 – 3:00 PM, Free Rec Swim (both pools)  
Lane pool will have a few lanes reserved to allow for Swim to Survive activities. Pool Admission Policy applies.  
    - 1:00 PM Lifejacket fitting 
    - 1:30 PM Lifejacket Dragon Boat Races
    - 2:00 PM Swim to Survive family lessons every 5 - 10 minutes

2 – 4:00 PM, Free Family Fun in the Gym 
    - 2:00 – 3:00 PM Infinity Ball & staff-led activities
    - 3:00 - 4:00 PM open play for families

Will you be visiting our Y for the first time?

On Healthy Kids Day, come in and look for the Welcome Desk.  Our friendly staff will have you sign in and then you're off to have fun!