Nutrition, Fitness & Wellness
Due to COVID-19, we will not be hosting classes this year but you can find useful tips, training resources and videos from Safe Sitter online:
Child Safety and Education classes
The safety and health of our community is our top priority at Yakima Valley Memorial. Because of this, all of our classes and events have been cancelled or postponed for the next 30 days. We will keep you updated as the situation evolves. Thank you for understanding.
Kohl's Healthy For Life
Because we want you to be healthy for life, Yakima Valley Memorial and Kohl's Cares has teamed up to bring you Healthy For Life, a program dedicated to bring you FREE exercise and cooking classes
Kohl's Cares Hospital Partner
Kohl's partners with more than 160 hospitals nationwide to help educate kids and their parents about topics such as injury prevention, healthy lifestyle, immunization, asthma, and infant care. We support community outreach programs focused on issues affecting kids and work with our hospital partners to tailor the programs based on their community's individual needs.
Food for Life: Education Alliance Program
Discover which foods are optimal for weight management and learn how to prepare affordable, low fat foods. Certified instructors prepare delicious and satisfying recipes with opportunity to sample the food while you learn about the nutritional benefits of a plant based diet. Various classes such as Foods for Weight Management and How Foods Fight Diabetes are offered several times per year. Call 509 249-5317 for information on the next available class.
Children's Wellness Programs
ACT! Get Up, Get Moving
Ready for a healthy change? Looking for ways to help your child eat well and be more active? ACT! is a healthy lifestyle program for overweight children/teens 8-14 years of age, and their parent/guardian.
ACT! is an evidence based program that models nutrition and physical activity behaviors that your family can put into action right away.
Coaches CPR Program
Stay tuned for announcements of forthcoming CPR classes.
- Try this walking app! Everybody Walk
- What should my target heart rate be?
- Fun and healthy recipes for kids and parents to enjoy
- Keep your children "screen free" with these activities
- Calculate your BMI
- Health Tools - Assessments, Quizzes, Calculators & Recipes
- USDA Healthy Plate
- Harvard Healthy Plate
- Healthy Recipes
- What is a proper portion size?
- Recipe substitutions
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