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FOOD PANTRY OFFERS FAMILY FUN AT GLOUCESTER HEALTH EXPO

Good nutrition and physical activity are building blocks to better health. With the support of a grant from the North Shore Community Health Network and the Forest Foundation, The Cape Ann Food Pantry in partnership with the Cape Ann YMCA, Gloucester Health Department and Addison Gilbert Hospital offers a family nutrition and fun day at the fall Gloucester Health and Fitness Expo.

Families are invited to make the Gloucester Health and Fitness Expo an annual event. Activity stations located in the Gloucester High School Field House.

Trot-Trot-to Boston Challenge
Each family member is issued a pedometer, generously provided by Project Bread, when they enter the Field House.

The pedometer can be clipped to a shoe or a waistband, and it will measure the number of steps that are taken while participating in the family activities.

Pedometers will be collected when the activity stations are complete.

The collective steps taken that day will be equal to or greater than 30 miles--a very healthy Trot-Trot-to-Boston.

PASSPORT TO FITNESS

Each participant is issued an PASSPORT to carry with them through the stations. A stamp is given for each activity station completed.

Activity Station #1: Jump Rope
How many times can you jump in 2 minutes?

Activity Station #2: Hula Hoop
Can you learn to hula in 5 minutes?

Activity Station #3: Obstacle Course
Race each other through the obstacle course, scurry through tunnels, climb over walls and squeeze through tight places. Who has the fastest time?

Activity Station #4: Dance Moves
Can you show us your wildest dance moves?

Activity Station #5:
How many steps did you take for the Trot-trot-to-Boston Challenge?

 

 
FAMILY FUN and NUTRITION!


Play farmer at:

The Good Food Farm



Taste new recipes:

Jack's Famous Quesadillas


 

 

 

 

 


Earn a Passport to Fitness:

  • Jump rope
  • Hula Hoop
  • Obstacle Course
  • Dance Moves
  • Trot-Trot-to Boston