YMCA Partners with Florida Hospital and NBA FIT to Host Youth Basketball Clinic
The YMCA of Central Florida partnered with NBA FIT, Florida Hospital for Children and the American College of Sports Medicine to host a basketball fitness and nutrition clinic at the South Orlando YMCA on Wednesday, May 28, 2014. During the event, NBA FIT instructors led more than 150 Central Florida children through basketball fitness drills, and obstacle courses by NBA FIT staff. Florida Hospital for Children’s Healthy 100 Kids program representatives provided information on the importance of nutrition and exercise to the children and their parents. Florida Hospital for Children’s Healthy 100 Kids program provides exercise and healthy nutrition advice to overweight and obese children. Children and families can receive treatment at three YMCA locations, which include the YMCA Aquatic Center, Crosby YMCA and Blanchard Park. The NBA FIT event, along with the Florida Hospital for Children’s Healthy 100 Kids partnership is a part of the Y’s commitment to helping families’ live healthier lives. For more information on the Healthy 100 Kids program, please click here.