Healthy Kids Day

Healthy Kids Day® is the Y’s national initiative to improve the health and well-being of kids and families.

For over 30 years, YMCAs and their communities hosted free community events aimed to inspire kids and families to keep their minds and bodies active throughout the summer months and beyond.

April 29, 2023
First Coast YMCAs
This event is FREE and open to the entire community.

Times and Activities vary by location but may include:

  • Kids and Family Fitness
  • Free Swim Testing
  • Camp Corner
  • Youth Sports
  • Bounce Houses
  • Face Painting
  • STEM Projects
  • Membership Specials
  • Giveaways
  • and more!

Call 904.265.1775 or your neighborhood Y for more information.

Times & Activities by Location

Brooks Family YMCA – Southside / Gate Parkway

  • 10:00am-Noon
    • Arts and Crafts (Gymnasium)
    • Obstacle Course (The Cube)
    • Bounce House
    • Face Painting
  • 10:30am-11:00am: Zumba Kids
  • 11:00am-11:30pm: Kids Yoga
  • 11:00am-Noon: Disney Themed Family Swim (Pool)
  • 11:30am-Noon: Kids HIIT (The Cube)

Johnson Family YMCA – Northwest Jacksonville

  • 10:00am-1:00pm: Open Gym Basketball ( 12 – 18 years old)
  • 11:00am-Noon: Parfait Stations

Williams Family YMCA – Mandarin

Wear your favorite superhero costume and be a part of the family fun! Guest appearance by Superman! We need YOU to keep him safe from the kryptonite!

  • 9:30am-10:15AM: Waffle / Pancake Buffet (FREE!)
  • 10:00am-Noon: Family Swim
  • 10:00am-Noon: Veggie Bus
  • 10:15am-12:15pm: Superhero Activities
    Come join us for a hero-themed morning of games and activities! Make a light saber; create a galaxy in a jar; toss Captain America shields; do the Flash obstacle course and join the Wonder Woman workout and MORE!

Winston Family YMCA

  • 9:00am-noon
    • Help Us Plant a Community Garden
    • Rock Painting
    • Arts & Crafts
    • Yard Games
    • Vendor Showcase
  • 9:30am: Family Zumba Ages 6+
  • 10:30am: Family Yoga Ages 6+

YMCA at Baptist North – Northside

Vendor Showcase
Arts & Crafts
Face Painting
Bounce House


  • 9:00am-Noon: Arts & Crafts

Studio A

  • 10:30am-11:00am:Youth Certification


Group Exercise

  • 8:30am-9:00am: Body Pump
  • 9:00am-9:30am: Sprint
  • 9:45am-10:15am: Body Combat
  • 10:15am-10:35am: Core
  • 11:15am-11:45am: Zumba
  • 11:45am-Noon: Color Run

Sports Demonstrations

  • 9:30am-9:45am: Tae Kwon Do
  • 10:45am-11:00am: Dance
  • 11:00am-11:15am: Tumbling

YMCA at Wildlight

KidZone / Teen Center

  • 10:00am-1:00pm: Arts & Crafts

UF Health Suite

  • 10:00am-1:00pm: Sensory Obstacle Course

Studio A

  • 10:00am-10:30am: Body Balance Class
  • 11:45am-12:15pm: Grit Workout Class

Healthy Living Center

  • 10:30am-12:15pm: Family Cooking Demos with Chef Manny

Upstairs Track

  • 10:30am-Noon: Sports Drills

Outdoor Turf

  • 10:35am-11:05am: Boot Camp Class
  • 11:10am-11:40am: Jazz Dance Demo
  • 11:45am-12:10pm: Karate Demo
  • 12:30pm-12:50pm: Family Zumba

Vendor Showcase

  • 10:00am-11:00am: Water Safety
  • 10:00am-1:00pm
    • Nassau County Sheriff’s Office & Fire/Rescue
    • Florida Department of Health Nassau County
    • Onshore Orthodontic
    • UF Health Rehabilitation
    • Tobacco-Free Nassau
    • Medical Reserve Corp
    • and more!

Brown Family YMCA – Ponte Vedra Beach


  • 10:00am-1:00pm: Fun, Food & Music

Teen Center

  • 10:30am-11:30am: Arts & Crafts


  • 10:00am-11:00am: Tumbling
  • 10:30am-1:00pm: Bounce House
  • 11:00am-1:00pm: Family Pickleball

Aquatics Center

  • 10:00am-1:00pm: Family Swim
  • 11:00am-Noon: Safety Around Water (Register at Welcome Center)

E-Sports Lab

  • 10:00am-1:00pm: Open House

Studio A

  • Noon-12:30pm: Family Zumba

Wellness Center

  • 10:30am-12:30pm: Wellness Assessments
  • 10:30am-12:30pm: Pictures with Mermaid Serena

YMCA at Flagler Health+ Village – Northwest St. Johns County

  • 9:30am: Family Body Combat Class
  • 10:30am: Family Dance Class
  • 9:30am-11:30am
    • Obstacle Course and Games
    • SJSO – SWAT Armored Vehicle, traffic motorcycles and cars, Service dog