Did you know that only 7% of youth and 15% of adults in Canada meet daily physical activity requirements? That’s why the YMCA hold Healthy Kids Day each year – a free family and community event to help kids and families embrace healthy habits and make them a lifelong practice.

Thank you, Chronicle Herald (Halifax Citizen) for capturing the joy of families, staff, and volunteers as they participated in active living during YMCA Healthy Kids Day at the Community Y last week.

Activities included:
  • Obstacle course
  • Creative corner
  • “Grow it Yourself”
  • “You Speak” wall
  • Create a healthy portrait
  • Healthy Spirit, Mind, Body smoothies
  • Hula Hoop challenge
  • Free Throw challenge
  • World Cup challenge

 For more information on YMCA Healthy Kids Day visit: https://ymca.ca/healthykids