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HKD 2018

Healthy Kids Day | Saturday, April 21, 2018

9:00 am - 12:00 noon at TD Bank Ballpark, Home of the Somerset Patriots


On Saturday, April 21, Somerset County YMCA and Hunterdon County YMCA will celebrate Healthy Kids Day, the Y’s national initiative to improve the health and well-being for kids and families.

Saturday, April 21, 2018
9:00am - 12:00pm
TD Bank Ballpark
860 East Main Street, Bridgewater
FREE and open to the public!

At the Y, we believe that kids can achieve amazing things when they are properly supported. The theme of our Healthy Kids Day is ‘Swing for the Fences’ because at the Y, that’s just what we encourage kids to do—to seek to achieve their full potential.

Healthy Kids Day is a great way to get kids excited about healthy activities they can take home and do together as a family.

This fun-filled morning will feature activities such as baseball-themed games, recipe ideas, arts and crafts, obstacle course, track and field, giveaways, safety information, STEM experiments, performances and opportunities to meet Somerset Patriot players and mascots.

Join us at the ballpark!

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RAFFLE - ONE-YEAR FREE MEMBERSHIP


How to Enter:

This raffle is open to each adult who attends Healthy Kids Day. When you arrive at the ballpark, stop by the YMCA information table of your local Y and complete an entry form. Raffle winners will be drawn that day, so don’t miss it!

ACTIVITIES

Additional details for the 2018 Healthy Kids Day activities will be provided soon. If you are interested in joining us as a community partner, please contact Meg Laska by April 6, 2018.


Arts & Crafts

Face painting
Food & fairytales
Rangoli drawings
Recycled art
Seed planting
Slime making
Temporary tattoos


Community Service

Stop by our Togetherhood® volunteerism table to sign cards of hope for children in Puerto Rico, some of whom have been without power for over six months. Help support their families in purchasing basic human needs supplies like food, water and clothing with gift cards to Walmart, Home Depot and Marshalls. Donated gift cards can be dropped off at Healthy Kids Day and will be delivered to YMCA Ponce and YMCA de San Juan in Puerto Rico.

Fitness
Kids Zumba® performance
Pound performance
Wheel of health
Nutrition
Coming soon...
Performances

Performance Schedule, weather permitting:
Dance Team                                  9:15am-9:45am
Gymnastics Team                         10:15am-10:45am
Martial Arts                                   10:45am-11:15am
Family Zumba                               11:15am-11:45am
Meet the Patriots                          11:00am-12:00pm
Catch with the Patriots                  11:00am-12:00pm
Patriots Mascot Appearance          11:00am-12:00pm
Membership Raffle Drawing            11:45am
Run the Bases                              11:50am

Sports
50-yard dash
Discus
Dizzy bat spin
Long jump
Obstacle course
Run the bases
Running races
Shot put
Pitching and throwing
Wiffle ball

COMMUNITY PARTNERS


Community Partners
  • Youth Development

    Bricks 4 Kids
    Hunterdon Healthcare - Pediatric Associates
    Mad Science

  • Healthy Living

    Atlantic Health Systems
    Costco of Bridgewater
    Hunterdon Healthcare - Family Medicine
    Kessler Rehabilitation Center of Bridgewater
    LizzyJays Juice
    RWJBarnabas Health
    Saffron Road World Cuisine
    Tom's of Maine
    V5 Cycles
    Wegman's of Bridgewater
    Whole Foods of Bridgewater

  • Social Responsibility
    Affinity Federal Credit Union
    Magic 98.3 FM
    Save+Sound Somerset
    Somerset County Sheriff's Office