Parents and children love the program, Ava Couey said. "It's getting their kids out doing something, getting them moving, getting them to exercise. We get compliments all the time on the program," she said.
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enthusiasm. The American Heart Association and President's Council on Physical Fitness and Sports endorse roller skating as a good fitness activity. Each child will receive two free skating passes per week. Once the program begins, an email will be sent each Sunday with a link to the coupons that are required for admission. Coupons are only valid for skating times and days listed.
up and off the couch," she said.
Her daughters are involved in activities such as soccer and dance, and skating is something all three enjoy.
Skating program encourages fun healthy activity for children
Ava Couey, president, said Sparkles implemented Kids Skate Free in February and is open for children 10 and younger. "Sparkles decided to get involved with the Kids Skate Free program because it helps children with fighting childhood obesity. It gives them exercise," she said. "It's also beneficial for the parents. Nike Joggers Suit Mens
Tara Henry, Sparkles vice president, started Family Fitness and Fun. After moving from New York City in 2005, Henry noticed her daughter had gained weight.
Acworth residents Angela and Jeff Kennedy talk to their three daughters Leah, 6; Anna, 11; and Kristina, 9 about the balance of exercise and healthy eating.
Sparkles has been an advocate of healthy living as evidenced through its summer Family Fitness and Fun program. starting June 7 to Aug. 30. Skating and admission is free.
Ava Couey said the reward for her is seeing the families together and the children having fun doing a healthy activity. "Seeing that they're getting off the couch; they're coming and doing something that's productive and healthy. It's a healthy environment for them," she said. Nike Windrunner Maroon "They're having a good time. It's nice to get feedback that Sparkles is going out of the way to do something that helps them."
Leah said, "I like it because you roll, and it's easier to roll instead of walking."
Angela said, "It's a great form of exercise. It's a great opportunity to have fun and burn calories."
Sparkles Family Fun Center in Kennesaw offers a program that allows children to have healthy fun at no cost. The skating rink owned by Ava and Jeff Couey has partnered with Kids Skate Free in an effort to combat childhood obesity.
"It's fun," Anna said. "Just today, I learned how to go fast on the rink."
"You at least get a chance to roll on the rink," Kristina said. "It's not forcing you. You can just take it step by step."
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