Healthy Kids Day
CHARGE INTO SUMMER
This free event allows children and parents to participate in a day of activities designed to teach them how to live a healthier lifestyle and create a sustainable community.
Date: Sunday, April 30, 2017
Location: Myrick Park and the EcoPark
789 Myrick Park Drive, La Crosse WI 54601
Time: 10:30 to 12:00 PM - Earth Day Dash
Kids can run the Dash anytime between this time period
11:00 to 3:30 PM - Healthy Kids Day Activities
EARTH DAY DASH
The Earth Day Dash will begin at 10:30 AM with children starting 30 seconds apart (young ones can go with a parent through the race). There will be 6 stations to be complete, with each station requiring participation before continuing on to the next station. Children can complete the race anytime from 10:30am-12:00 pm
Be sure to check out the YMCA children's tent located across from the Gun Club Shelter. The tent will have fun & interactive activities for children with a focus on living a healthy lifestyle and caring for the environment. The activities will run from 11:00-3:30 pm
Parking/Shuttle To Park
Parking will be available at the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse at lots C-7 and C-12. A shuttle will be running between the parking lots and Myrick Park between the hours of 8:00am-5:30 pm
We are looking for supportive & and fun volunteers to help throughout the day. Volunteers will interact with children and help lead the kid's activities and booths. You can volunteer individually or as a group.
2016 Participant Testimonials