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

Location:

  • Virtual

 

Contact Heather Moore at [email protected] or call 717-843-7884 ext. 248