My Town: YMCA Hosts Healthy Kids Day

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AKRON, Ohio — The Akron area YMCA is opening its doors to both visitors and members to celebrate Healthy Kids Day.

Healthy Kids Day is Saturday, April 27, at all Akron YMCA branches. Each branch will host free community events designed to teach kids, their parents and guardians to be healthier and more active this summer.

Below is a list of Healthy Kids Day times at each Akron YMCA branch:

  • Riverfront YMCA – 9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
  • University Park YMCA – 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
  • Green Family YMCA – 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
  • Wadsworth YMCA – 10:00 a.m. – 12 p.m.
  • Lake Anna YMCA – 10:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
  • Firestone Park YMCA – 11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.


Event schedules include free healthy food demonstrations, swimming safety lessons, fitness challenges and crafts. There are also chances to win prizes at each YMCA branch.

For a complete schedule list, click here