Healthy Weight and Your Child

Healthy Weight and Your Child

Healthy Weight and Your Child empowers children ages 7-13 years old, with the support of their families, to reach a healthy weight and live a healthier lifestyle.

Program Description:

  • Evidence-based family lifestyle change program that focuses on healthy eating, physical activity and behavior change
  • Small group supportive environment
  • 15-week program that meets twice a week for 10 weeks and once a week for 5 weeks
  • Classes are 120 minutes
  • Provided by 2 certified facilitators
  • Each class includes discussion and physical activity; topics vary and include goal setting, healthy eating, portion control, food label reading, peer support and physical activity

Goals:

  • Healthy eating
  • Portion control
  • Learn internal and external triggers
  • Understand food labels

Eligibility:

  • Children ages 7-13 who have a BMI of the 95th percentile or higher
  • Referral and medical clearance from a health care provider
  • Adult caregiver available to attend each session with the participating child

Fee:

  • $25.00
  • Includes a 3 month family YMCA membership

Contact Kyle Almoney for more information at 717-843-7884 ext. 248 or [email protected]

 

Virtual

Bob Hoffman Dover YMCA, The W. Dale Brougher Foundation YMCA, York Branch YMCA
9/27/21 - 1/5/22
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Available Sessions

Date(s)
09/27/21 - 01/05/22
Mo,We - 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Registration
Closed