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Healthy Weight and Your Child

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

 

LEARN MORE

For more information about the program, contact Lisa Schwartzer lschwartzer@ymcabucks.org or  (215) 839-6473.

        

 

Contact:

Association-wide 

Lisa Schwartzer
Regional Director of Pathways and Initiatives

215.839.6473

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