Odessa YMCA to host Healthy Kids Day 2021 Saturday


ODESSA, Texas (Nexstar)- The Odessa Family YMCA will host Healthy Kids Day this Saturday after taking a year off amid the pandemic.

The free community event will run from 9 a.m. to noon April 17 at Mike Neely Park, 3001 E University.

The event will feature several health and wellness activities for children including obstacle courses and games.

Healthy snacks and a free lunch will be provided for kids in attendance.

Other attractions will include a fire truck and ambulance for kids to explore, vendor booths from Basin area business owners, and performances from the Permian High School band and local dance companies.

“We’re very excited to bring back Healthy Kids Day this year,” said Crissy Medina, CEO/President of the Odessa Family YMCA. “It’s not only a chance for Odessans to get to know us and the programs we have to offer, but they also get to know the other businesses and organizations that make our community so wonderful.”

There will be hand sanitizing stations throughout the event and on tables. Masks are optional but encouraged.

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