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HEALTHY WEIGHT AND YOUR CHILD
NEW EVIDENCE BASED LIFESTYLE CHANGE PROGRAM
A FREE 25 session program for children carrying excess weight. Funded through a grant from the Essentia / St. Joseph’s Foundation and YMCA of the USA.
CLICK here to request eligibility information.
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- Front Desk Staff (complete the general application)
- Certified Teacher (Full-Time)
- Certified Teacher (Part-Time)
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Get out and ride!
There are many benefits of bicycling, from health to personal, social and environmental. The Brainerd Lakes Area, with our many paved and off-road trails, has the potential to be the cycling capital of Minnesota. The KIDS BIKE FLEET is a YMCA/Crow Wing Energized partnership to help get kids on bikes, promoting a safe, active and healthy lifestyle. Through the Bike, Walk, Fun! curriculum or by just getting kids out on a group ride, the bike fleet is an easy way that schools and youth serving organizations can either start or reinforce a love for cycling.
The LARGE Bike Fleet includes 2 adult bikes and 34 youth bikes and the SMALL Bike Fleet includes 2 adult bikes and 22 youth bikes
DO YOU BIKE COMMUTE TO WORK?
Learn how the Y is supporting this cyclists.
American League of Bicyclists
Safety Video: Traffic Laws
Get out on the snow!
There are many benefits of xc skiing and snowshoeing, from health to personal, social and environmental. The Brainerd Lakes Area, with our many groomed snow trails, has the potential to cecome a destination area for winter sports in Minnesota. The XC SKI & SNOWSHOE FLEET is a YMCA/Crow Wing Energized partnership to help get kids outdoors during the winter months, promoting a safe, active and healthy lifestyle. Through the CXC Nordic Rocks Ski Program curriculum or by just getting kids out on the snow, the sc ski and snowshoe fleet is an easy way that schools and youth serving organizations can either start or reinforce a love for winter snow sports.
The LARGE XC Ski Fleet includes 30 youth sets of Nordic Rocks XC skis and poles and the SMALL Snowshoe Fleet includes 30 sets of snowshoes. Each trailer has seating and safe indoor heaters to make it an ideal ‘warming hut’.
FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE AVAILABLE
BRAINERD FAMILY YMCA
602 Oak St.
Brainerd, MN 56401
*YMCA will be closed Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day, and New Year's Day