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🏃‍♂ Gaston County YMCA's Annual Healthy Kids Day


As part of its ongoing commitment to healthy youth development, the Gaston County Family YMCA is proud to announce our annual Healthy Kids Day event. This free annual Healthy Kids Day aims to promote fun, physical activity for kids while setting them up for a healthy start to the summer.


Gaston County Family YMCA will be hosting its annual Healthy Kids Day on Saturday, April 20, at the Erwin Center and Park. This free, family-friendly event offers a variety of activities to encourage healthy lifestyles and kick off the summer season on a positive note.


Dominica Ibrahim, Warlick Camp, Sports & Teen Director at the Gaston County Family YMCA, emphasized the Y's dedication to keeping kids healthy and active.

Ibrahim stated, "Healthy Kids Day is a fantastic opportunity for families to come together and celebrate the importance of physical activity and overall wellness. At the Gaston County Family YMCA, we're passionate about keeping kids healthy and active, and events like Healthy Kids Day play a crucial role in promoting healthy habits from a young age. By encouraging children to stay active and providing resources for families to prioritize their well-being, we're setting the foundation for a lifetime of healthy living."

What they're saying: Gaston County Jaycees President, Kendrick McDowell adds, “We're thrilled to partner with the YMCA to bring Healthy Kids Day to the Erwin Center on April 20th. As Gaston County Jaycees, we're excited to continue our tradition of working with young people and promoting health and wellness in our community.

  • The event is sponsored nationally by Peanuts and is supported largely by the Gaston County Jaycees and the City of Gastonia.

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