Healthy Kids Day Returns to YMCA SouthCoast Branches
Healthy Kids Day is this Saturday, April 27. It is a free community event to inspire more kids to keep their minds and bodies active all summer long. It is the Y's national initiative to improve families' health and well-being, featuring a range of family-friendly activities including touch-a-truck and camp samples like archery, ropes, so much more. All SouthCoast YMCAs are participating, and it is the last day to register for the early bird camp special. Register for four weeks of Summer Camp at full price and receive 20% off each additional week per child. Learn more about what YMCA SouthCoast can offer your family this summer.
Gleason Family YMCA, Wareham from 12 to 2 pm:
Come enjoy “an inflatable obstacle course, games, activities, and demonstrations from local organizations: the Plymouth County K9 unit & the Wareham Dept. of Natural Resources will be here again this year. Other participants include Wareham Garden Club seed planting, LL Bean Discovery School, Wareham Recycling, Wareham Library, and touch a truck with Cape Cod Customs. Take a tour of Camp Nep-In-Nae and learn what we have to offer your kids this summer. Our annual family-friendly event will interest kids of all ages.”
Mattapoisett YMCA from 12 to 2 pm:
Enjoy the “inflatable gaga pit on the front field, camp tours, and more.”
Dartmouth YMCA from 12 to 2 pm:
“Crafts, bounce houses, rock climbing, archery, and farm activities to name a few.” Register and try samples from Healthy Bites, the new provider of camp lunches and snacks.
Swansea’s Stoico/FIRSTFED YMCA from 10 am to 1 pm:
“We are combining three events into an afternoon of fun: Healthy Kids Day, Touch-a-Truck, and our Spring Yard Sale. We'll have several activities for kids such as crafts, sports, and games. Local vendors will share ways that you can be active and healthy. And many local municipal and community-minded organizations will have their big trucks on display for exploration. From fire trucks to bucket trucks - we'll have it all!”
Fall River YMCA from 10 am to 2 pm:
Enjoy the "touch-a-truck, inflatable obstacle course, appearances by Spider-Man, Spiderwoman, Elastigirl, and the authors of 'Queen Celine’s Vaccine Machine' and 'Bullyme2sleep,' face painting, and lots more games, crafts, and activities."
New Bedford YMCA from 10 am to 3 pm:
Enjoy "games, activities, and an open house for Camp Frederick Douglass."