FREE Savannah Healthy Kids Day hosted by YMCA of Coastal Georgia

Free & open to the public, this annual event on Sat. May 4 2024 in the Savannah area features a day of fun-filled activities including FREE use of YMCA pools; Plus, join the Y on Healthy Kids Day (May 4) & save up to $50 with no join fee

The YMCA of Coastal Georgia invites families to join in the celebration of 2024 Healthy Kids Day®, an annual event aimed at promoting health and wellness among children and families. Held at 9 branches spanning Coastal Georgia, each location will offer unique activities tailored to the community it serves.

As part of the festivities, the YMCA will kick off the summer season with the opening of its pools, providing a refreshing escape from the heat and an opportunity for families to make a splash together.

Additionally, the YMCA of Coastal Georgia is launching its “Sun’s Out Summer at the Y” membership promotion, waiving the Joiner’s fee for new members throughout the summer. And the first 250 to sign up association-wide will receive an exclusive YMCA of Coastal Georgia custom beach towel. (One per individual or family membership)

When: May 4, 2024, (Generally starting at 10 AM, depending on the branch. See below)

Where: Various YMCA locations throughout Coastal Georgia. Please see below for specific branch activities.

Specific Branch Activities for Healthy Kids Day:

Habersham YMCA:

The Habersham YMCA at 6400 Habersham St. in Savannah is featuring an obstacle course, local vendors, and face painting. There will also be youth soccer matches all day for visitors to enjoy, a teddy bear “health clinic”, and a Taekwondo demonstration.

Islands Family YMCA:

The Islands Family YMCA at 66 Johnny Mercer Blvd. will feature a bounce house, arts and crafts, family games, a gymnastics obstacle course, a Taekwondo demonstration, Yoga for kids, and local vendors.

West Chatham YMCA:

Join the West Chatham YMCA at 165 Isaac G Laroche Dr. in Pooler for swimming, archery, snacks & concessions, family resources from The Front Porch, vision tests with Pooler Lions Club, kids’ activities, fitness demos, and adoptable pups from Renegade Paws Rescue! Make your own fruit salad animals and learn about melons! There will also be an origami workshop.

Effingham YMCA:

The Effingham YMCA at 1224 Patriot Dr. in Rincon will welcome Dynacraft Bikes, who will be giving free test rides and giving away bicycles! There will also be local vendors, healthy living demonstrations, and snacks. Local Police and Fire will be on hand with K9 units. There will also be bounce houses, music, a swim lesson table, Xcel Strategies mobile training unit and a Front Porch Improv show.  

Tybee Island YMCA:

(11AM-1PM) The Tybee YMCA at 204 5th St. will host its event day at Memorial Park next door. Instructors will host fitness challenges, an inflatable waterslide, and numerous community partners to visit. There will be FREE hotdogs grilled by the Tybee Island Fire Dept., healthy snacks and the Kona Ice truck. There will also be a Family boxing demonstration and family Zumba.

Richmond Hill:

The Richmond Hill YMCA at 154 Thunderbird Dr. will feature inflatable water slides, face painting, a photo booth, various yard games, local police and fire vehicles and a bounce house.

Statesboro Family YMCA:

The Statesboro branch, located at 409 Clairborne Ave., is featuring local vendors, bounce houses and family field day events, including water balloon dodgeball, a lightsaber duel, and sack race events.

Liberty County ASYMCA:

The Liberty County Armed Services YMCA at 201 Marylou Dr. in Hinesville is pairing the day’s festivities with a Car Show. They will also hold Lifeguard races, an obstacle course and host local vendors.

Golden Isles YMCA:

The Golden Isles YMCA at 144 Scranton Connector in Brunswick will host a free pop-up book fair along with bounce houses and a food truck. There will also be a naturalist on hand showcasing turtles and reptiles. The day’s events will showcase their newly renovated outside camp area and the nature trail that the Sea Island Co. helped restore.


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