For Immediate Release
April 25, 2017
Contact: Nicole Singletary
Miami Lakes, FL - The Town of Miami Lakes and its Youth Activities Task Force (YATF), in partnership with the YMCA of South Florida, will celebrate Healthy Kid’s Day and Sports-a-Palooza with SUPER SATURDAY AT THE PARK on Saturday, April 29th, 2017, from 10am to 1pm at the Miami Lakes Picnic Park West, located at 15151 NW 82nd Ave, Miami Lakes, FL 33016.
This FREE family event will consist of a family fair with activities for children and adults including information and resources from community service providers, local vendors, raffle giveaways, music, entertainment, and more! Families will enjoy healthy food demonstrations, fitness showcases, and interactive games.
The Town’s Youth Activities Task Force’s Sports-a-Palooza will be offering skills and drills in the following sports activities: Volleyball, Soccer, Frisbee, and Flag Tag.
Additionally, the Town’s Public Safety Committee is excited to partner with FIU’s Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine’s Medical Students Working to Improve Society & Health (MedSWISH) at our Farmers Market! MedSWISH is a medical student-run community service organization that provides health screenings and education to members of the local community. Along with faculty, MedSWISH will be offering stoke prevention education, in honor of the upcoming Stroke Awareness Month, as well as FREE glucose, blood pressure, and BMI screenings.
Timeline of events is as follows:
Community Bike Ride: Registration at 7:30AM; 5 mile family-friendly loop at 8AM
Yoga in the Park: 9AM-10AM
Farmers Market: 9AM-3PM
Boot Camp: 10AM-11AM
Healthy Kids Day and Sports-A-Palooza: 10AM – 1PM
For details about the SUPER SATURDAY AT THE PARK and other Town events, please visit www.miamilakes-fl.gov/events