Published On January 30, 2015 | ArtHOUSE Activities, Blog, Kids News, Neighborhood News

YFIT @ the ArtHOUSE: YFIT is the YMCA of Broward County’s youth wellness program dedicated to helping youth and families engage in high-quality, inclusive, fun physical activity.  YFIT coaches are certified to teach the SPARK curriculum, an evidence-based physical activity program.  SPARK has been honored as an Exemplary Program of the U.S. Department of Education; featured in the Surgeon General’s Report as a “School-based solution to our nation’s healthcare crisis.”  The Y is for healthy living, youth development, and social responsibility and is ready to help your students have fun, get healthy, and develop a habit of lifelong wellness.

YFIT Meets the 4 Sunshine State Standards

  •    Movement Competency
  •    Cognitive Abilities
  •    Lifetime Fitness
  •    Responsible Behaviors and Attitudes

What are the goals of YFIT:

  • Improve your child’s self-esteem
  • Develop skilled movers
  • Build agility, cardiovascular health, muscular health and endurance through games
  • Encourage a healthy weight
  • Decrease your child’s risk of weight related diseases, such as Type 2 Diabetes
  • Lower blood pressure and blood cholesterol levels
  • Make physical activity fun and enjoyable

Join YFIT at the ArtHOUSE in NW Gardens on Tuesdays and Thursdays:

3:30-4:00 – Elementary

4:30-5:00 – Middle and High School

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