Healthy Eating and Physical Activity

Put Health First at Your Y

YMCA of the USA and the American Academy of Pediatrics Institute for Healthy Childhood Weight (AAP IHCW) are partnering:

  • to ensure YMCA staff and families have access to up-to-date, reliable resources in support of Healthy Eating & Physical Activity (HEPA) at the Y and at home, and
  • to connect Ys with local pediatricians to help advance progress towards their HEPA goals. If you are interested in collaborating with AAP to find local pediatric providers for your Y, please complete the request form.

RESOURCES: The resources on these pages are informed by experts in pediatrics and childcare as well as parents and caregivers.

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