Wholesome Lombard presents Flat Apple Health program for youths this summer time

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The Healthy Lombard Foundation’s mission is to fight the childhood obesity epidemic and promote healthier lifestyles.

With this in mind, Healthy Lombard developed the Flat Apple Fitness Program to encourage children to stay active outside of school during the summer months.

This year, in addition to physical activities that focus on physical wellbeing, new functions such as “Mindfulness Assembly” to promote social-emotional learning (SEL), “Wellness Wednesdays” to promote physical activity and “Gourmet Fridays” to promote physical Activity added healthy eating and cooking.

Every week registered participants will receive a short newsletter from Healthy Lombard detailing the various ways to collect “tickets”.

Registered participants can keep track of their “tickets” throughout the duration of the program by completing the tracker provided by Healthy Lombard.

At the end of summer, entrants will use their eligibility tickets to win a variety of prizes.

The 2021 program runs from June 13th to July 31st. The winners will usually be contacted in September.

To register your child, visit www.healthylombard.com and select Flat Apple 2021 in the quick click column on the right.

This link takes you to the registration page. Registration is free. Children must be registered by an adult to participate in the program.

You can find more information about Flat Apple at healthylombard.com/flat-apple-fitness-2021/.

The Healthy Lombard Foundation welcomes suggestions from the community for Social Emotional Learning (SEL), physical activities, and recipes!

Email your ideas to jay@healthylombard.com by July 15th.