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About

Kids on the Geaux is a healthy living program to address increasing childhood obesity in Acadiana for youth and adolescents. This program provides fitness, nutrition and behavior modification information in an engaging and challenging manner. Through the combination of these three topics students learn lasting habits that will keep them healthy for a lifetime.

Behavioral sessions discuss topics such as self-esteem, setting goals and positive attitudes. Nutritional sessions address making better choices, portion sizes and healthy snack ideas for school and home. Both behavioral and nutritional sessions instruct students to be open minded on trying new and healthier options. The fitness session includes fun games and fitness activities introducing fun ways to be active.

Disclaimer: Consult your physician before beginning any exercise program. This program is not intended to diagnose any medical condition, replace the advice of a healthcare professional, or provide any medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment.

Cancellation and Refund Policy:

Cancellations must be made within 48 hours in order to receive a refund or reschedule. Registrants will forfeit a refund if registration is not canceled within 48 hours. Registrants can re-schedule a class one time. If registrant fails to attend the rescheduled classes, he/she will not be able to reschedule, and funds are forfeited.

Outreach

Interested in bringing this program to your school, organization, health clinic, or youth group? We can provide this program FREE of charge at your location. Contact us to schedule.

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Program Pricing & Schedule


  • Every 3rd Saturday of the month (excluding holidays)
  • $25.00/participant
  • 9 am – 11 am
  • Parents are required to stay.

Requirements


Children will need appropriate physicals from their primary care physician to participate in the program. Parents will need to accompany and participate in the program with their children.

Pre-registration is required for all classes.

Source: State of Childhood Obesity – A Project of Robert Wood Johnson Foundation