Our mission is to educate families on how to think, eat and exercise in healthier ways.
- Targets children who are overweight and their families
- Offers structured exercise sessions, nutritional education and social support
Our goal is to assist the child and his/her family in making positive lifestyle choices for the long term.
What is the program?
A 6-session program offered every other week and requires the child to attend with a parent or guardian. Each session will include an interactive nutrition lesson and group exercise.
When and where the program is offered?
Fit Families - Get Active will meet in the Mercy Fitness Center located at the Mercy Health Plaza, 5264 Council Street NE, Suite 600, Cedar Rapids, IA.
Who are the instructors of the program?
Classes will be led by Bobbi Marti and Lori Winborn, Registered Dietitians, and Holly Kepros, Exercise Specialist.