Healthy Weight and Your Child Program

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Achieve a Healthy Weight Together

Reclaim your family's health through our Healthy Weight and Your Child program offered at J.A. Walter's Family YMCA! 

How the Program Works:
Healthy Weight and Your Child is a 25-session evidence-based program for children with obesity. The program includes a Family Information Session followed by 25 sessions delivered over four months. The family-based weight-management program focuses on nutrition education and physical activity to encourage healthier eating habits and an active lifestyle to reach a healthy weight. 

To Qualify for Participation in this Program:
  • Child must be 7-13 years old
  • Child must carry excess weight, with a body mass index of the 95th percentile or higher
  • Child must receive clearance from a healthcare provider or school nurse to participate in physical activity
  • Adult MUST attend all sessions with child

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