Healthy Kids Day

Healthy Kids Days 2021

Healthy Kids Day®, the Y’s national initiative to improve families’ health and well-being, reminds every one of the importance of staying active. One in three children in the U.S. is obese, and when summertime hits, kids are often more idle. Research shows that without access to out-of-school physical and learning activities, kids fall behind academically and gain weight twice as fast. 

A tummy full of healthy food. A cup of physical activity. A tablespoon of laugher. A pinch of curiosity. And a dash of fun!Healthy Kids Day provides all the ingredients for developing healthy, resilient kids. 

It’s back! After a hiatus in 2020 due to COVID-19, the Greater Wyoming Valley Area YMCA will host two Healthy Kids Day® events. Join the Wilkes-Barre and Greater Pittston Branches of the GWVA YMCA for afternoons full of fun activities that celebrate kids being kids!

Wilkes-Barre Family YMCA

Saturday, June 19th
1PM – 3 PM
Kirby Park (160 Market St. Kingston, Pa 18704)
Pavilion #2 and #3.

Should it rain on June 19th the event will be held at the Wilkes-Barre Family YMCA (40 W. Northampton St. Wilkes-Barre, Pa 18701) parking validation will be available. 

The Greater Pittston YMCA

Saturday, June 5th
Joyce Insurance parking lot (9 N. Main St. Pittston, Pa 18704) located next to the Greater Pittston YMCA.

Should it rain on June 5th the event will be held at the Greater Pittston YMCA ( 10 N. Main St. Pittston, Pa 18704) 

Both events will showcase departments of the GWVA YMCA and all they have to offer to our community to do our part in growing healthy kids. 

Questions? Contact: Ashlee Rittenhouse, Youth Director of the GWVA YMCA

(e) [email protected]

(p) 570-970-5039