YMCA To Host Hispanic Health Fair & Healthy Kids Day

PERTH AMBOY – On Saturday, May 1, from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m., the Raritan Bay Area YMCA is hosting the Coalition of Hispanic Physicians and Raritan Bay Medical Center in the first “Hispanic Health Fair and Healthy Kid’s Day.”

The hospital and physicians will be providing a variety of free health screenings such as:

  • blood pressure/HIV
  • breast, prostate and colon cancer screenings
  • osteoporosis
  • vision testing


YMCA Healthy Kids® Day is the nation’s largest health day for children and families.  It includes fun, engaging and creative activities for children and families and promotes year-long wellness and healthy living.  YMCA Healthy Kids Day will be held from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m.

“As families struggle to balance life’s daily demands and persevere during an economic downturn, it is important that we focus our community on the importance of healthy opportunities for children and families,” says Steve Jobin, president and CEO

Planned activities include:

  • Wacky Water Races from at noon until 2 p.m.; All children will receive participatory medal and t-shirt for nominal entrance fee
  • Spinning Classes
  • Karate Demonstrations

For more information about YMCA Healthy Kids Day, call Raritan Bay Area YMCA at  1-732-442-3632.

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