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Healthy Kids Day Coming Up This Weekend

Photo courtesy of SerrNovik
Photo courtesy of SerrNovik

This Saturday, April 8th from 9am to noon at the Greater Missoula Family YMCA there will be a free community event to inspire more kids to keep their minds and bodies active. The day long event will feature lots of games, fitness activities, and more hands on fun to motivate and teach families how to develop healthy routines at home.

To make the event even better, thanks to a grant through the Y-USA, the Missoula Y has partnered with the Brain Injury Alliance of Montana to provide free helmets for children. Helmets will be available on a first come, first served basis.

In celebration of Healthy Kids Day, the Y is offering the following tips to help families develop healthy habits:

High five the fruits & veggies – Make sure kids get at least five servings a day, the minimum number nutritionists recommend to maintain healthy childhood development.

Foster an early and ongoing passion for books – Read to and with your kids. Help children read at every age and every stage of their development.

Team up for athletic events – Set a family goal of great health by teaming up for community or charity events like races, walks, fun runs, bike rides, etc.

Volunteer together – Find a cause to the kids. Open their eyes to a world beyond themselves and the rich rewards that come from making a difference.

Make sleep a priority – Doctors recommend 10-12 hours of sleep a day for children ages 5-12, and 7-8 hours per night for adults.


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