The Community YMCA is hosting Healthy Kids Day® on Saturday, April 27, a free community event taking place at several Y locations to awaken summer imagination and inspire more kids to keep their minds and bodies active now and through the summer.

Explore Healthy Living with Y!

Families are invited to participate in fitness fun, kids Zumba and yoga, dabble in arts and crafts, sample healthy snacks, enjoy giveaways, meet the Hopscotch Bunny, and more!  Parents and guardians will also get plenty of great ideas for activities to keep kids inspired and active during the summer, a time when children are more prone to gain weight and fall behind academically. While exploring facilities look for information on YMCA Counseling & Social Services.

This national YMCA initiative to improve the health and well-being of families and kids will take place at three of The Community YMCA locations:

Camp Zehnder | 9 a.m.-12 p.m.

3911 Herbertsville Road | Wall 08724

Explore Camp Zehnder’s 140-acre camp and aquatics center. Enjoy camp crafts and activities as you discover what Camp Z has to offer. Families who attend Healthy Kids Day at Camp Zehnder can enter to win a free week of camp!

Jump in for fun
Magic tricks with Academy of Amazement
> Walking tours of the 140-acre camp
> Summer lunch samples from Corsi’s Pizza
10 a.m. Camp Fun Run
STEMbotics LEGO robotics activities
> Pendergrast Karate Demos
Summer Employment Info
> Camp Nova Information
> Teddy Bear Clinic & Safety Training with Med Express

Children’s Achievement Center | 11 a.m.-1 p.m.

201 Broad Street | Matawan 07747

Take a tour of our Academic Preschool and learn about our enriching curriculum for kids 2 1/2 to 5 years old. All families who attend Healthy Kids Day at the Children’s Achievement Center can enter to win 1 week of free summer camp at Summer Daze, free registration for the 2019/2020 school year, and YMCA giveaways!

Jump in for fun
> Sand art > Tour the Center
> Kids Yoga > Music N’ Motion
> Face painting > Healthy snacks from Sweetberry Bowls
> Healthy Snack Creation > Hackensack Meridian Health‘s Hopscotch Bunny at 11 a.m
> Parent blood pressure screenings from Urgent Care of Aberdeen > Matawan Police Department Robot & Fire Department engine

Red Bank Family YMCA | 11 a.m.-1 p.m.

166 Maple Avenue | Red Bank 07701

Enjoy a day fun and inspiration. Families who attend Healthy Kids Day at the Red Bank Family YMCA will be invited to get a jump on summer with a waiver of the Y’s joiner fee for all who become members during the event. Plus, visitors can enter to win a 3-month membership to the Y! Our community partner Hackensack Meridian Health will host a table to discuss family health goals with parents.

Jump in for fun
> Face painting > Tour the Y
> Kids Zumba > Summer camp info
> Generation Pound > Massages from Monmouth Pain & Rehab Center
> Hot Shot basketball competition > Cooking demo from the Community FoodBank of New Jersey
> Healthy snacks from Frutta Bowls

For more information, call 732.671.5505 or e-mail

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