FANWOOD, SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- The Fanwood-Scotch Plains YMCA hosted its annual Healthy Kids Day®, the Y’s national initiative to improve health and well-being for kids and families, on Sunday.
The event, designed to motivate and teach families how to develop healthy routines, featured a 5K race, inflatables, swimming, arts and crafts, and performances by the Terrill Middle School band.
Drew Burfeindt,14, a freshman who runs on the track team for Scotch Plains-Fanwood High School, won by a large margin with a time of 20:05.
The Y is the nation’s leading nonprofit committed to strengthening communities through youth development, healthy living and social responsibility. For information on membership or programs, or to request a schedule of classes, please call the Fanwood-Scotch Plains YMCA at (908) 889-8880 or visit the Y’s website at www.fspymca.org. Financial assistance is available for those who qualify.