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Children in the Evanston community participated in the annual event to help jump start their summer and get active. 


Evanston YMCA kicks off summer with annual Healthy Kids Day

by Amber Gulla
May 2, 2013


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Parents partnered in the activities with their children at the YMCA event.

Healthy Kids Day is just the start of a season of events the YMCA will be holding to get kids active. The McGaw YMCA in Evanston kicked off summer fun with an annual community event where families and volunteers enjoyed lots of free activities, games, food and fun to promote healthy lifestyles.

 
Start getting ready for the 5th Annual Youth Triathlon, scheduled for July 7.