Healthy Kids Day

Do you have the ingredients for a healthy kid? The Y does! Join us for a month of Healthy Kids Day fun.

Discover the key ingredients to making every kid a *healthy* kid during our month of Healthy Kids Day fun. Instead of one day, we're extending our season and launching into spring training.

The recipe for a healthy kid includes:

  1. A tummy full of healthy food to keep their bodies fueled and focused!

  2. A cup of physical activity.

  3. A tablespoon of laughter.

  4. A pinch of curiosity.

  5. And, a dash of fun.


Join us for spring training April 1-22. Simply click the button below to register each child between the ages of 3 -12. Download the activity tracker sheet and then follow along to round the bases. Fill out the survey at the end for three chances to win!

Prizes:
Razor scooter
Family 4-pack of tickets to a Rivets baseball game
$100 Walmart gift card

A winner for each prize will be announced on April 23. 

Healthy Kids Day Spring Training

Round the Bases & Win!

1st Base - Spirit

Complete at least 3 of the following physical activities in week 1 (April 1 - 8) to round first base.
 
  • Do a chore without anyone asking. Help sweep,mop and/or vacuum all the floors in your house. Make it fun by putting on your favorite music! 
  • Take time to sit and relax. (15 min)
  • Create a memento of yourself.
  • Do a simple yoga session for 15 min. (i.e. cat/cow, starfish, warrior, tree, downward dog)
  • Compliment someone at least once a day for at least 5 days in a row.
  • Invite a parent to accompany you on a walk in your neighborhood.
  • Help an elderly neighbor or a family member with yard work for 1 hour.
  • Help clean a park by picking up trash. Be sure to wear protective gloves and only adults should pick up anything unknown or sharp objects like broken glass. 
  • Donate old toys you no longer play with or clothes you have outgrown.



2nd Base - Mind

Complete at least 3 of the following physical activities in week 2 (April 9 - April 15) to round second base.
  • Grab your favorite book and read for 20 minutes each day this week.
  • Research a hobby and try it this week.
  • Find a fun fact about your favorite sport and share it with your parent.
  • Make/cook a meal as a family one night this week.
  • Ask a friend about their favorite memory of something you did together.
  • Perform a Science experiment with a parent.
  • Try a new exercise you have not done before.
  • Learn a short poem or song and perform it for your family.
  • Make your bed every morning this week.



3rd Base - Body

Keep MOVING! 
Complete at least 3 of the following physical activities in week 3 (April 16 - April 22) to round third base.

  • Play jump the brook (i.e. see how far you can leap 10 times in a row).
  • Ride your bike for at least an hour. Don’t forget the helmet and other safety gear! 
  • Complete 20 body squats a day for 3 days in a row.
  • See how long you can hula-hoop without stopping (i.e. ask a parent to time you).
  • Hold a plank a 30 seconds.
  • Beat your own best time in walking or running one mile. Time yourself at the beginning and end of the week to see your progress.
  • Do 20 jumping jacks on day one, then add 10 more each day. (i.e. Day 2 = 30, Day 3 = 40, etc)
  • Practice your favorite sport for 30 minutes.
  • Complete 20 burpees a day for 3 days in a row.



Home Plate - Finish Strong & Win!

You're sliding into home, but you have one more step to be entered in the drawing to win one of three prizes. Each child must complete a survey by Thursday, April 22. The drawing will take place Friday, April 23. The survey will be emailed to each registrant.
 
3 prizes will be awarded to 3 kids who complete the training:
  • Razor scooter
  • Family 4 pack of tickets to a Rivets baseball game
  • $100 Walmart gift card