A Step Ahead
Healthy and Fit Teens Program A collaborative project between University of California, San Francisco Pediatric Lifestyles Clinic and Peninsula Family YMCA.
This is a 12-week program designed for youth ages 13-17 who carry excess weight. Through guided activities in nutrition/ cooking and physical activity, participants will increase knowledge, practice healthy cooking, increase daily activity and physical fitness. Progress will be measured through content pre/post-tests, daily step trackers, facility (gym) usage and Program Leader observations. There are two weekly sessions dedicated to physical activity and hands on cooking.
For more information and/or upcoming dates please contact: Miranda Boon at MBoon@ymcasf.org
Hiking with Larry
Take the Scenic route to healthy living Tour the wilderness of the peninsula with a well versed hiker, Larry. He takes groups of adults on to the many trails around the San Mateo county. Hikes are from easy to moderate, and between 3-9 miles long. Join his group and build on your fitness and mental health outdoors.
Contact Miranda Boon at MBoon@ymcasf.org
Pedaling for Parkinson's
Starting January 7 on Tuesdays at 2:15pm Pedaling a bicycle may change the life of someone with Parkinson’s disease. Research conducted at the Cleveland Clinic showed a 35% reduction in symptoms by the simple act of pedaling a bicycle at a rapid pace – optimally 80-90 revolutions per minute. *Medical clearance forms are required. This form can be picked up at the front desk. Sign up at the front desk.