Central Coast YMCA celebrates Healthy Kids Day

April 27 event highlights local resources for youth.

Information provided by the Central Coast YMCA.

The Central Coast YMCA will celebrate Healthy Kids Day on April 27 at four of its five branches, including in San Benito County.

YMCA’s Healthy Kids Day will have fun active play and educational activities to keep kids moving and learning, in order to maintain healthy habits and academic skills to achieve goals and reach their full potential.

Organizations expected at the event include Greenheart International, Gavilan College, California Highway Patrol, Monterey Bay Air Resources District, San Benito County Sheriff’s Office, Safe Kids Coalition of San Benito County, New York Life, SNAP-ED, San Benito County HHSA-RFA, and San Benito County Free Library, with 22 more scheduled to participate.

In addition, Central Coast YMCA will waive the joining fee (a $50 value) for anyone becoming a member on April 27.

The event on April 27 is scheduled from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at 351 Tres Pinos Road in Hollister. For more info, call (831) 757-4633 or go to

Central Coast YMCA is an independent, private, nonprofit corporation, a part of the YMCA of the USA but responsible for its own policies, programs, and budgets. It employs 27 full-time employees, about 225 part-time employees, and 120 volunteers who impact approximately 40,000 people in Santa Cruz, San Benito, and Monterey counties.



BenitoLink Staff