Healthy Kids Day®


2017 Healthy Kids Day: four kids running across a field

Saturday, April 29, 2017

Nothing charges up kids like summer—and Healthy Kids Day® is the Y's official start to the best summer ever!  So make sure your kids get the most they can out of this spirit, mind and body.  Everyone is welcome to enjoy the fun.  Let's charge into the best summer ever together!

This event is free and open to the public!

Join Us at a Healthy Kids Day Near You

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The Y and Delta Air Lines believe playing and learning shouldn't take a break when school does.  We believe that families everywhere can lead enriching lives all year long. 

Let's partner up to fuel your child's future through healthy meals, fun activities and new friends. Use the locator map below to find a participating open site in your community!

Join us at a participating Y

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Principles of Flight Challenge

Grade Level: 3-8

Are you a parent or teacher interested in bringing Healthy Kids Day into your home or classroom?  Brought to you by Delta Air Lines, the following paper airplane challenge will be taking place at multiple locations throughout the nation.

Designed to help youth learn about the physics of flight through experimentation and engineering design, paper, paperclips, and pencils are all you need to engage kids in this wonderful activity!

Use this paper airplane challenge to help kids increase their ability to:

  • Design and redesign
  • Generate creative solutions to problems
  • Make sound judgments and form conclusions
  • Understand the physics principles involved in flight

Download the PDF activity guide

Preview Your Healthy Kids Day

Every participating Y presents a day chock full of unique activities that promote active minds and healthy bodies!  What does your local Healthy Kids Day have in store for your family?

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The YMCA is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to put Christian principles into practice through programs that build healthy spirit, mind and body for all.