Cambridge YMCA
820 Massachusetts Avenue | Cambridge, MA 02139
P. 617-661-9622

Healthy Kids Day® 2018

Program Time:
  • Saturday, April 21st from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Program Cost:
  • FREE
Contact Info:


 

Join us in April for Healthy Kids Day®, an annual YMCA national initiative to improve the health and well-being of kids!

 

SCHEDULED EVENTS
  • Obstacle Course (Gymnasium): 10:30 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
  • Zumba For Kids: (Dance Studio; 2 Sessions): 11:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. & 12:00 p.m. – 12:30 p.m.
  • Punk Rope Jump Rope Class (Gymnasium): 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.
  • Yoga For Kids: (Yoga Studio; 2 Sessions): 12:30 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. & 1:00 – 1:30 p.m.
  • Hip Hop Dance Basics with Chad (After School Room; 2 Sessions): 1:00 & 1:30

 

OTHER OFFERINGS
  • Face painting
  • Bead jewelry making station
  • Games
  • Cooking and food activities
  • Basketball
  • Swimming
  • Goody bags for all participants!
  • Prizes and giveaways, including 2 Boston Red Sox tickets with VIP warning track access for pre-game batting practice

 

POOL ACTIVITIES & SCHEDULE

Free swim

Open swim in shallow end of pool. Non-swimmers and children under the age of 6 must have an adult in the water. Toys, bubbles, and lifejackets will be available.

Ring buoy challenge

Learn to throw a ring buoy, and then land it in the target as many times as you are old to win!

Reaching Assists

Learn bystander water rescue skills, from outside the water! Open to ages 3+. No swimsuit required.

Free swim with dry adult

Open swim in shallow end of pool for ages 3-12. Swimmers must be in prior swim lessons or independent in the water. Instructors will be in the water to structure play time.

Boat Safety and life jackets

Practice wearing and swimming in a life jacket, learn to enter and exit a small boat, and practice capsizing and getting back into the boat! Ages 3-12.

 

10:00 – 10:30 Free swim with parent attached and ring buoy toss challenge in deep end

10:30 – 10:45 Reaching assists – learn and try it

10:45 – 11:15 Free swim with no parent attached and ring buoy toss challenge in deep end

11:15 – 11:30 Reaching assists – learn and try it

11:30 – 12:00 Boat safety and life jackets for kids (yes, we will practice capsizing a boat)

12:00 – 12:30 Free swim with parent attached and ring buoy toss challenge in deep end

12:30 – 12:45 Reaching assists

12:45 – 1:15 Free swim, no adult attached and ring buoy challenge

1:15 – 1:30 Reaching assists, learn and try it

1:30 – 2:00 Boat safety and life jackets for kids (Yes, we will practice capsizing a boat!)

 

***This event is FREE and open to the public!!!***