Healthy Weight & Your Child

Community


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.