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The Metrowest YMCA invites everyone to kick off the outdoor season at its Healthy Kids Day event on Saturday, April 27, at its Outdoor Center in Hopkinton.

This annual event, proudly sponsored nationally by Peanuts, promises engaging activities for kids and families, including arts & crafts, indoor rock climbing, fitness challenges, archery, games, and more.

Highlights of this year’s event include:

  • Project ABC Teddy Bear Picnic – 10:00 AM – 2 PM
  • Summer Camp Tours – 10:00 AM – 2 PM
  • Family Trail Run (ages 6+) – Registration Opens at 10:00 AM; Race begins at 10:30 AM
  • Kids’ Dash (ages 2-5 and 6-10) – 11:30 AM – 12:00 PM
  • Healthy Kids’ Day Vendors, Games, and Activities – 12:00 PM – 3:00 PM
  • Lunch Available – 11:00 AM – 2 PM ($)

“At the Y, we are committed to empowering families with the resources to cultivate healthy habits and active lifestyles,” said Rick MacPherson, President and CEO of the MetroWest YMCA. “Healthy Kids Day allows families to connect and explore the diverse range of activities available at the Y, not just at summer camp but year-round.”

This free event is open to the public. For additional information, please visit Registration for the Family Trail Run is available here.

About the MetroWest YMCA:

The MetroWest YMCA  impacts more than 25,000 children and families annually through a focus on Youth Development, Healthy Living, and Social Responsibility. The YMCA strives to empower individuals and families to achieve their full potential with a wide range of programs and services.