YMCA of Greater Saint John celebrates Healthy Kids Day  



Saint John, NB— On Saturday,  June 3rd the YMCA of Greater Saint John is celebrating Healthy Kids Day by offering families the opportunity to drop by the YMCA for fun activities, free of charge.  Parents are encouraged to bring their families to participate in activities while learning the joys of living a healthy lifestyle, together, as a family.

Annually, YMCA Healthy Kids Day draws over 30,000 participants to events at over 100 YMCA locations across the country. From healthy eating tips, to physical activities and games, YMCA Healthy Kids Day includes activities that are accessible, free of charge and open to the public.

As the summer approaches, YMCA Healthy Kids Day provides a great opportunity for parents and kids alike to get active and learn more about their local YMCA. For parents coming to the Y to discover what children’s activities are available now and in the coming summer months, YMCA Healthy Kids Day is the perfect place to start.

Activities include inflatable games, obstacle course, healthy snacks, swimming, computer coding and more!

What: YMCA celebrates Healthy Kids Day by opening its doors to families to try out facilities, free of charge, on June 3rd.

Who:  Local families

When: Saturday, June 3, 2017  staring at 12 noon

Where: Saint John Regional Y

Media Opportunities:

 Capture the joy of families playing and getting active at their local YMCA

  • Speak to families about the barriers and solutions they’ve found keeping their families healthy and active

For more information, please contact: Nicole Vair, Communications Coordinator








About the YMCA of Greater Saint John

The YMCA of Greater Saint John is a trusted charity that delivers lasting personal and social change.  We are committed to nurturing the potential of children, youth and families, promoting healthy living and fostering social responsibility within the community. There are 12 locations throughout Greater Saint John.  Together, we serve more than 47,900 people. Our focus on inclusiveness and accessibility means we serve people of all ages, backgrounds and abilities through all stages of life. Through the Y Strong Kids Opportunity Fund, the Y is accessible to all.   www.saintjohny.com





Cindy Floyd, CFRE

Vice President, Philanthropy and Communications


YMCA of Greater Saint John

191 Churchill Blvd.   Saint John, NB   E2K 3E2

T: 506-634-4927  F: 506-634-0783

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