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YMCA to Host Healthy Kids Day, April 28

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Central Connecticut Coast YMCA Invites Kids and Parents to Attend Healthy Kids Day®, April 28

On Saturday, April 28, the Central Connecticut Coast YMCA branches are celebrating Healthy Kids Day® with free community events that will help families find fun through active play and educational opportunities to improve health and well-being.  As part of the Y’s commitment to strengthening community by addressing critical gaps in health and education, Healthy Kids Day will encourage kids and parents to commit to keeping the body and mind active now and throughout the summer.

Healthy Kids Day, the nation’s largest health day for kids, families will enjoy a variety of fun fitness and arts & craft activities, learn about healthy lifestyle choices and enjoy healthy snacks.  The will feature Win a Ride to School On a Fire Engine, Touch-a-Truck, Climbing Wall, Crafts, Relay Races, Kids Fitness Fun and More!

Healthy Kids Day Events start at 10:00 a.m. at the following Central Connecticut Coast YMCA branch locations:

Branford Area:  Soundview Family YMCA, 628 East Main Street, Branford CT 06405 P 203 481 9622 W soundviewymca.org

Bridgeport Area:  Bridgeport YMCA, 850 Park Avenue, Bridgeport CT 06604 P 203 334 5551 W cccymca.org Ralphola Taylor Community Center YMCA, 790 Central Avenue, Bridgeport CT 06607 P 203 576 7430 W cccymca.org

Fairfield Area: Fairfield YMCA, 841 Old Post Road, Fairfield CT 06824 P 203 255 2834 W fairfieldy.org

Hamden/North Haven Area:  Hamden/North Haven YMCA, 1605 Sherman Avenue, Hamden CT 06514 P 203 248 6361 W hnhymca.org

Milford Area: Woodruff Family YMCA, 631 Orange Avenue, Milford CT 06461 P 203 878 6501 W woodruffymca.org

New Haven Area:  New Haven YMCA Youth Center, 50 Howe Street, New Haven CT 06511 P 203 776 9622 W cccymca.org

Stratford Area:  Stratford YMCA, 3045 Main Street, Stratford CT 06614 P 203 375 5844 W stratfordymca.org

Trumbull Area: Lakewood-Trumbull YMCA, 20 Trefoil Drive, Trumbull CT 06611 P 203 445 9633 W lakewoodtrumbullymca.org

Valley Area:  Valley YMCA, 12 State Street, Ansonia CT 06401 P203 736 9622 W valleyy.org

For more information and specific details, please
visit cccymca.org or call 203 777 9622.

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The Central Connecticut Coast YMCA is a community service agency dedicated to addressing community needs that enrich families, promote health and wellness, develop youth and build self-esteem for all. YMCA membership and participation is open to everyone regardless of race or ethnic background, religious preference or ability to pay.   In 2010, the CCC YMCA served 3,470 families daily in childcare programs; 16,000 kids participated in youth sports programs; 11,876 children took advantage of the Y’s instructional swimming lessons; 4,693 kids attended one of our day camps, 733 youth experienced the magic of resident camp; 700 people were served through one of our housing programs and our staff provided supportive services to 700 additional individuals. The CCC YMCA also provided $2.94 million in direct financial assistance to more than 6,000 children, individuals and families.  The Central Connecticut Coast YMCA is based in downtown New Haven with eleven YMCA branches in Greater New Haven and Greater Bridgeport while also operating YMCA Camp Hi-Rock, a 1,000 acre residential and day camp in Mt. Washington, Massachusetts.  W cccymca.org

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