Healthy Kids Day®

Healthy Kids Day®

A tummy full of healthy food

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. Join the Y for a day full of fun activities that celebrate kids being kids!

Parent and Caregiver Toolkit

Download the Y's Healthy Kids Day Parent & Caregiver Toolkit here to access kid–friendly recipes, family activities, guidance on fostering good mental health and more!

Contact your local Y using the search tool below to find out if and when they are hosting Healthy Kids Day in 2021.

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Working Together to Make a Positive Impact

We believe that families and neighborhoods are the building blocks for positive change. See how families, friends and communities can help support healthy lifestyles for all.

  • Family Time

    At the Y, we understand the importance of family time and bonding. We give families opportunities to explore new interests, improve their health and well–being, connect to their community, and have a good time – together.

  • Healthy at Home

    The Y serves as the center of community, bringing people from all backgrounds together. But in times when it's not possible for us to be physically together, we're dedicated to keep people and communities active, healthy and connected – at home.

  • Swim, Sports & Play

    Staying physically active is important for a child's growth and well–being. Our sports programs keep kids moving, while teaching friendly competition and introducing healthy practices for life.

Healthy Kids Day

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