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Healthy Initiatives

BOKS (Build Our Kids Success)

BOKS (Build Our Kids Success) is run by school and community volunteers and a team leader. It’s a great program for parents to learn about healthy living with their children.

The BOKS program is based on the book of Dr. John Ratey of Harvard Medical School, “Spark”, which states “exercise it the single most powerful tool that we have to optimize the function of our brain. There have been a number of studies, which support that increased physical activity helps increase intelligence scores, one being a case study on exercise and the brain in Naperville, Illinois.

The programs begins with a quick overview of the morning, warm up, introduce the skill of the week, a running related activity and then a relay or tag game. We finish it off with a quick 5 minute or so BOKS Bit, which talks about nutrition and healthy eating and choices. The kids enjoy a fun and active

To learn more, please contact Donna Keller at dkeller@oldcolonyymca.org

 

Name Location Days Offered Dates Avail. Times Avail. Register
22886 - Sports Classes: BOKS - BOKS Winter 2019 1/22- 2/28 Old Colony Y - Middleboro Branch Tuesday, Thursday 01/22/2019 — 02/16/2019 07:55 AM - 08:40 AM Register
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