EMPOWERING FAMILIES
TO LIVE HEALTHIER

PROGRAM OVERVIEW

Healthy Weight and Your Child focuses on healthy eating, regular physical activity and behavior change to empower children to live a healthier and active lifestyle. Families will work with trained Leaders for the duration of the 25-session program.

WHY FAMILY-BASED?

Evidence shows that child weight-management programs are more effective when the whole family is involved and committed to adopting healthier habits.

TO QUALIFY, A CHILD MUST:

  • Be 7-13 years old
  • Carry excess weight (Body mass index of the 95th percentile or higher)
  • Receive clearance from a provider to participate in physical activity
  • Have an adult attend ALL sessions with them

CURRICULUM:

  • In-person sessions for child and adult
  • Physical activity
  • Healthy eating
  • Portion control
  • Grocery Store tour
  • Food label reading
  • Internal and external triggers

PROGRAM DATES:

February 12 – May 23, 2019 – York Branch YMCA

Tuesday and Thursday, 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

  • February 12 – April 11 – Program meets on both Tuesday and Thursday evenings
  • April 11 – May 23 – Program meetings on Thursday evenings

Learn more: Healthy Weight and Your Child Trifold

Contact Amy Sipe for more information or to register your family.  717-843-7884