Please note, due to weather forecast for rain, the event has been moved to the South Mountain YMCA at 13 Jefferson Ave. in Maplewood.

Our goal of this free community event is to inspire kids to keep their minds and bodies active. The YMCA’s Healthy Kids Day®, is the Y’s national initiative to improve health and wellbeing for kids and families.

The event is on Saturday, May 6, from noon to 3 p.m. in the South Mountain YMCA (13 Jefferson Ave., Maplewood) Maplewood's Memorial Park and features our Camp Zone with Gaga, Ogobuild, Big Blue Blocks, and more. Plus, we’ll have our Superhero Academy Obstacle Course, giant inflatables and climbing wall along with, healthy cooking demonstrations, arts and crafts.

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We want to help motivate and teach families how to develop healthy routines.

For more information, contact Dave Berry at 973.762.4145 or email at

About the Y

The Y is one of the nation’s leading nonprofits strengthening communities through youth development, healthy living and social responsibility. Across the U.S., 2,700 Ys engage 22 million men, women and children – regardless of age, income or background – to nurture the potential of children and teens, improve the nation’s health and well-being, and provide opportunities to give back and support neighbors. Our goal is not just to promise, but to deliver, lasting personal and social change.