The 6 Craziest Things Happening at Healthy Kids Day 2017

April 11, 2017


Here are the wildest and weirdest activities happening at Chicagoland YMCAs during Healthy Kids Day - Saturday, April 29, 2017."

On Saturday, April 29, YMCA of Metro Chicago centers across Chicagoland are hosting the 26th annual Healthy Kids Day ®, the Y’s national initiative to improve the health and well-being of kids and families. You can click here to see what’s happening at all 20 membership centers, or check out the list below of the wildest and weirdest activities!

  1. Bounce houses at the Kroehler Family, Leaning Tower, Oswego Family, South Chicago, West Communities, Elmhurst and Fry Family YMCAs.
  2. A 90s cover band at the Oswego Family YMCA.
  3. Kite-making at the McCormick Tribune YMCA.
  4. A GaGa pit at the Elmhurst YMCA. Never heard of GaGa or Gaga Ball? Here’s a primer.
  5. A rock wall at the Buehler and Foglia YMCAs.
  6. Live Hungry Hungry Hippos at the Indian Boundary YMCA. You’ve played the board game, right? Now try it with human beings!