Out-of-school time settings can play a key role in developing a child’s healthy eating and physical activity habits. Access to nutritious foods in out-of-school time settings could determine a young person’s diet. Additionally, physical activity opportunities get kids moving throughout the day and teach them how to stay active for a lifetime.
Below is a video on how the City’s after-school program, in partnership with the Alliance For A Healthier Generation, is working to turn Huntington Park into an environment that gives young people every chance to develop healthy lifestyles.
The Spot After-School Program provides a place for school-age children to interact with other children their age outside of the classroom. The program is free for children 6–14 years old.
In our continued effort to offer a nutritious component in the Spot After School, we will be offering a FREE Snack program at Freedom Park (3801 E. 61st St.), Salt Lake Park (3401 E. Florence Ave.) and Keller Park (6550 Miles Ave) from 3-5 p.m. Snacks are served Monday-Friday, on a first-come, first-served basis.
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