Healthy Weight and Your Child Program

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

INTAKES: January 20 and January 24th from 6-8 PM (Mandatory for admittance into the program)

SESSION DATES AND TIMES: January 27 – May 11
Monday & Wednesday 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM

COST: $400 (Includes a family membership for the length of the program)
*Financial Assistance & monthly installments are available

CONTACT: Emily Young at [email protected]