Today is Healthy Kids Day at UU


Healthy Kids Day is being held today (April 16) at Urbana University. The free event includes healthy info and activities for children and adults. This free annual day is sponsored by the Champaign Family YMCA along with fellow Passport to Wellness partners, the Champaign County Health District and Mercy Memorial Hospital.

Healthy Kids Day Schedule

(Urbana University Grimes Center and adjacent fields)

9 a.m.-noon Family Activities

Face painting

Punt, pass, kick drills on football field with Urbana U. football team

Balloon Animals

Youth I.D.

UU Football signatures

Mascots- U.U.’s Nitro, the State Farm bear, and the Sertell Chiropractic bear

Safety Pup

Outside Activities

(led by Y Childcare Director Sonya Stonerock)

Jump Rope

Hula Hop

Relay Races

Scooter Races

Mobile Food Pantry

9-10 a.m. Y Youth Sports soccer games

(awards to follow after games)

Adult health screenings

(offered by Champaign County Health District)

Blood pressure

Blood sugar, Body Mass Index

Oximetry, Vision

9:20 a.m. tumbling performances

Mighty Mites Y tumbling

Tumbleweeds Y tumbling

Acrobatics/Gymnastics Y tumbling

Other events

10 a.m. Urbana Mayor Bill Bean: Healthy Kids Day proclamation and 2-mile walk

10 a.m. Line dancing in the gym

10:20-10:40 a.m. Cox Shotokan Karate demonstration

10:40-10:50 a.m. Free dance/line dance – for youth & adults

10:50-11:10 a.m. Dance Fitness with Kim/Tanisha – for youth & adults

11:10-11:20 a.m. Free dance/line dance – for youth & adults

11:20-11:50 a.m. Xlusice Dance performance – demonstration

11:50 a.m. Give-a-ways/2nd grade class winner

Submitted story

Submitted by the Champaign Family YMCA.

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