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News - December 17, 2010

Making fitness fun

YMCA program introduces kids to healthy lifestyles

by Sarah Trauben

Wednesdays after school at the Palo Alto Family YMCA, fifth-graders from Fairmeadow and Palo Verde elementary schools come together for Activate Youth, a program aimed at introducing kids to healthy habits.

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Posted by commuter
a resident of Midtown
on Dec 17, 2010 at 11:52 am

The easiest way to get your kids to exercise is to encourage them to walk or bike to school. That's a fixed schedule and doesn't take any extra time out of their day.

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Posted by MidtownMom
a resident of Midtown
on Dec 20, 2010 at 10:27 am

Wonderful activity .. thanks for making this possible ! The kids are having a blast ..

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Posted by pillyp
a resident of Monroe Park
on Dec 20, 2010 at 8:31 pm

This looks like a wonderful afterschool activity. I hope it will still be offered when my kids are in fifth grade.

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