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Kids on the Geaux Summer 2017
Tue, Jun 6, 2017, 6:00 PM – Thu, Aug 3, 2017, 8:00 PM CDT
Woman's Foundation, Inc. is offering a pediatric weight management program to address childhood obesity in Acadiana for adolescents, ages 8- 14 and their families. The program provides fitness, nutrition, and behavior modification education for children at risk for complications of obesity.
Each session involves 60 minutes of nutritional and behavioral education and 60 minutes of exercise, both aerobic and strength training. During the initial few sessions, information such as weight, height, and blood pressure will be obtained for each participant. Information about current dietary and exercise habits will be discussed.
The 9 week program involves two evening sessions per week at Woman's Foundation. It is mandatory that children and at least one parent participate in all sessions.