Commitment to Fitness!
Obesity is a serious health concern for children and adolescents. Results from the 2007-2008 National Health Examination Survey (NHANES) indicate that an estimated 17 percent of children and adolescents between the age of 2 and 19 are obese. (The Center for Disease Control)
Aware of the growing epidemic of childhood obesity, we have initiated a commitment that will have a positive effect on every child that comes into our care. Each center implements a Movement and Sports Program which contains a set curriculum which is implemented by the center staff.
The curriculum outlines healthy eating practices and nutrition, gross motor safety practices and an introduction to a variety of sports such as soccer, tennis, basketball, golf and tee ball. Each center utilizes a designated gross motor room or gymnasium for the program.
The focus of the Movement and Sports program is to help children gain control over large and small muscles, provide environmental exposure and guide reflexes and muscle memory. Incorporating P.L.A.Y. into the program allows our focus to be fulfilled.
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