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Healthy Kids Day coming to Snoqualmie Y

Children and parents are invited to the Snoqualmie Valley YMCA's Healthy Kids Day, Saturday, April 28, part of  the nation’s largest health day for families.

The day is health to inspire healthy lifestyles and physical activity year-round, a commitment to educational activities over the summer and closer connections in the community.

From 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., the Y hosts free games and activities for all ages, healthy snacks, facility tours and pool time. Community organizations, businesses and partners take part..

The day promotes activities to help parents improve their kids’ lifestyles for the long term. Research shows that without access to activities that stimulate both the mind and body, kids are more prone to gain weight and fall behind academically over the summer months.

“Healthy Kids Day opens families to all the activities the Y has to offer to keep them moving during our rainy, blustery seasons and to prevent learning loss during the summer. We strive to keep kids and families physically and intellectually active throughout the year,” said Milissa Morgan, Director of Membership and Family Programs for the Snoqualmie Valley YMCA.

For more information, visit http://www.seattleymca.org

 

 

 

 

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