YMCA sets open house for Healthy Kids Day
April 12, 2012 12:10PM
Updated: May 14, 2012 8:13AM
PLAINFIELD — The C.W. Avery Family YMCA will celebrate Healthy Kids Day with a free community open house from 9 a.m. to noon April 28 at the facility, at 15120 Wallin Drive.
More than 1,900 YMCAs across the country are taking part in this celebration, intended to kick start physical activity and learning throughout the summer.
As part of this family-focused event, residents of all ages will have the opportunity to take part in a health and wellness expo, enjoy karate and Zumba demonstrations and a performance by the Y Dance Ensemble.
Representatives from the Plainfield police and fire departments will also be on hand, as will the River 95.9 FM road crew.
Other festivities will include games for children, face painting, bounce houses and exciting prizes and giveaways.
“Plainfield residents of all ages are invited to join us for this family-friendly event,” said Carolyn Hamilton, director of marketing and community relations for the YMCA.
For more information about the event, visit www.jolietymca.org or contact Youth and Family Coordinator Tina Lee at 815-267-8600.