Why It's Important For Children To Be Active:

  • Physical activity helps build strong bones, muscles, lungs and heart
  • Being healthy helps keep them from getting sick
  • Activity strengthens and stimulates their brains: Increased fitness = Improved academics!
  • Provides a challenge while learning and developing new skills  
  • Allows them to have fun and make new friends!

How You Can Help:

  • Encourage kids to try different sports and activities
  • Be a positive role model  
  • Limit amount of sedentary or 'still' time spent on electronics
  • Practice healthy food and drink choices
  • Make time to be active together!

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Family Bike Ride