Weighing In Physical Activity Resources
Weighing In Physical Activity Resources

Find ways to incorporate fun physical activities into your family's routine. The following is a list of organizations and convenient locations to enjoy getting exercise.

123 Move

They introduce and promote physical activity to second grade children. Learn more »

BLAST (Bicycle Lessons and Safety Training)

A multi-faceted education program, teaching bike safety, handling and traffic skills. Learn more »

Free Wheels for Kids KC

Youth learn the basics of bicycle repair, while repairing a bike for a younger child. After repairing the child's bike, youth will have the opportunity to choose a donated bicycle of their own and refurbish. It is a total of 6 sessions, with the last 2 sessions covering ride safety. Learn more »

Girls In Track

A program to empower girls by developing the emotional, mental, social and physical aspects of every girl to create a well-balanced, whole person. For girls in grades 6-8. Learn more »

Girls On The Run

A program to empower girls by developing the emotional, mental, social and physical aspects of every girl to create a well-balanced, whole person. For girls in grades 3-5.  Learn more »

Go Play Kansas

An online resource that will connect people to their environment in order to increase physical activity in the state of Kansas. Learn more »

Guadelupe Center (spanish)

Their mission is to improve the quality of life for individuals in the Latino communities of greater Kansas City by facilitating access to health and social services for all ages. Learn more »

Kansas City B-Cycle

A network of bike stations located within a few blocks of one another throughout your community. Learn more »

MARC Regional bikeways and trails

An interactive map to locate trails and bikeways all across the metro. Includes safety tips as well. Learn more »

Missouri State Parks

An online resource that connects people to their environment in order to increase physical activity in the state of Missouri. Learn more »

National Wildlife Federation

Helps kids explore the great outdoors. Learn more »

Other Parks and Recreation Locations

YMCA

Parks 

Positive Parenting

A 6 week course that emphasizes alternatives to physical punishment in the discipline of children and includes a variety of tools for promoting self-esteem and responsibility in children.

YES! Youth Fitness & Sports Performance FRANCHISE

Helps youth develop skills for lifelong health habits for optimum health targeting fitness levels: unconditioned, general conditioned, and sports performance. Learn more »

Young Women on the Move

A comprehensive, gender specific health and life skills program for high risk adolescent girls in the urban core. Learn more »

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