Healthy Weight & Your Child
Healthy Weight & Your Child is a lifestyle change intervention to address childhood obesity for children ages 7-13 and their families. This program focuses on healthy eating, regular physical activity, and behavior change to empower children to live a healthier and active lifestyle.
10 weeks that meet twice a week followed by 5 weekly sessions
2 hours per session (1-hour group discussion, 30 minutes when youth participate in physical activity and adults continue the group discussion, & 30 minutes of adult & youth physical activity)
Topics Include: Goal Setting, Food Groups, Internal Triggers, Staying Healthy & Motivated, and Banishing Bullying
To qualify for HW&YC: children must have a body mass index in the 95th percentile or higher, and be cleared by a medical provider.
For more information contact the Y Living Center at (210) 404-0135.