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Apr
21
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Healthy Kids Day @ YMCAs throughout Central Indiana
Apr 21 all-day
Healthy Kids Day @ YMCAs throughout Central Indiana

Summer is the time for kids to get up, get out and grow. But for some kids, exposure to activities that stimulate the body and mind ends with the school year. In fact, research shows that kids are prone to gain more weight and fall behind in studies.

On April 21, the Y will celebrate Healthy Kids Day, our national initiative to improve the health and well-being of kids. Area YMCAs will be open to the community from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. to inspire parents and kids to stay physically and intellectually active all summer long. Stop by these YMCAs for more Healthy Kids Day fun!

Healthy Kids Day

YMCATimeEventActivities
11 area YMCAs10 a.m. - noonFree Open House!Drop in and see how you can stay active this summer.
Jordan YMCA9 - 11:30 a.m.Silly String SprintEnjoy games, snacks and healthy tips after a sprint around the sports fields.
Pike YMCA10 a.m. - noonKids & Family ActivitiesSnack demos, family Yoga workout, board games and youth class demos
Avondale Meadows YMCA10 a.m. - 1 p.m.Relay and sports stations, obstacle course
Benjamin Harrison YMCA10 a.m. - noonHealthy Kids DayVendors, activities, bicycle safety course and giveaways!
Witham YMCA10 a.m. - noonCome to the Y for free!
Downtown Canal1 p.m.Canoe RacesCanoes will race to raise money to send more kids to Flat Rock River YMCA camp.

Keep Kids Active at Camp Too

While you’re planning for summer, don’t forget we have dozens of Y Day Camps and week-long overnight camps at Flat Rock River YMCA Camp where they’ll have fun and create life-long memories. Registration is open and spots are filling up fast!