Healthy Kids Day a Great Success

MOUNTAIN LAKES — On Sunday, April 22, the Y welcomed 165 people including members and non-members for a day of fun and excitement. Numerous activities were available for children and their parents to enjoy. A Nutrition Game Show, Lego STEM Challenge, Fun Inflatable in the gym and open swim were all made available to the attendees.

Health and Wellness Professionals including Melanoma Foundation, Legacy Family Dental, Atlantic Health, ShopRite of Lincoln Park, and Morris County Park Systems  participated by sharing their expertise. A great activity was administered by Dr. Julie Scarano by using Optojump technology to measure how high someone could jump vertically.

Twenty-eight families participated in “Chopped Family Mystery Bag Cooking         Challenge” where the participants created dishes using specific ingredients and the     winning dishes were awarded ribbons. Shown here, Jeff Crane from Boonton, and his daughters, Audra, Noelle, and Jillian all taking part in the “Chopped” Family Cooking Challenge.

Lakeland Hills Family YMCA is located at 100 Fanny Road, Mountain Lakes. For more information click here.