- Club 3-0-9 is a teen afterschool program offered Monday through Friday for grades 8 to 12 at Proctor Rec Center. Youths participate in a hip-hop exercise class, as well as nutritional education classes taught by the University of Illinois Extension. The Proctor Rec Center picks participants up at Manual High School at 3 p.m. Transportation home is not provided. For more information, contact Jonelle McCloud at the Proctor Rec Center.
- Exergaming for Health is a group weight management program for children ages 8 to 12 and their families. The program is offered at Peoria RiverPlex every three months. There is no cost for participating. Contact email@example.com for more information.
- Bradley University dietetic students provide nutrition education to fourth graders at Trewyn Middle School.
- Fresh fruits and vegetables are provided to Trewyn Middle School students twice weekly. Bradley University students develop nutrition handouts associated with the samples to further educate the students of the importance of a balanced diet.
- Healthy Living is a weight management program at Harrison and Manual Schools. Interested parents can contact the Methodist Medical Center’s in-school clinic.
- Children’s Hospital of Illinois will be starting a Healthy Living Program Clinic for overweight children at the OSF Hillcrest Building in Peoria in March. Ask your primary care provider for a referral.
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