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Balance program for preteens and teens at Hastings YMCA

HASTINGS, Minn. 04/03/2014

Registration is now open for a six-week program specifically geared to help preteens and teens find "balance" by making lifestyle changes through fun, interactive learning and activities. The program will be facilitated by specialists from Allina Health and the Hastings YMCA. The program will cover a variety of topics including:

  • making healthy food choices;
  • fun ways to stay active; and
  • mind-body activities for stress reduction and relaxation.

The program is specially designed for preteens and teens ages 10-17, who are interested in tips to manage their weight. Parents are also encouraged to attend the presentations and activities throughout the program. The program will run Mondays and Thursdays, April 13 through May 21, 5:30–6:30 p.m. To register, call the Hastings YMCA at 651-480-8887. The program is $30 per family and includes use of Y facilities during the six-week program. Scholarships are available.

About Allina Health

Allina Health is dedicated to the prevention and treatment of illness and enhancing the greater health of individuals, families and communities throughout Minnesota and western Wisconsin. A not-for-profit health care system, Allina Health cares for patients from beginning to end-of-life through its 90+ clinics, 12 hospitals, 15 retail pharmacies, specialty care centers and specialty medical services, home care, home oxygen and medical equipment and emergency medical transportation services

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