Children's Wellness: KidsFit

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Help Your Kids Stay Active

We are proud to host KidsFit, an award-winning pediatric weight management program. The program benefits both children and adults (such as parents and teachers) who play a critical role in maintaining active lifestyles for kids. Enrollment is open to kids ages 7 to 18 and their families.

About the Program

KidsFit focuses on establishing healthier lifestyle habits for children via exercise, nutrition and behavioral changes that can foster and boost self-esteem. The goal is to prevent serious health complications later in life, instill education and promote healthier habits in children and the adults that help manage their lives.

This award-winning program offered by RWJ as a community service, free of charge, to:

  • Families of youth & teens interested in a lifestyle change for a healthy weight
  • A parent/guardian must attend with youth
  • Emphasis is on committing to a lifestyle change of healthy nutritional habits and exercise
  • Taught by a registered dietitian, licensed professional counselor, and exercise physiologist experienced in childhood & adolescent weight management

For more information about the program, call 609.890.4441.

Patient Stories

  • “I would probably be dieting all the way into my 60s and be truly miserable as health condition after health condition started to mount. Now I take nothing but a single allergy pill each day, and I couldn’t be happier.”

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  • “I have so much more energy, and I’m going to the boardwalk, zoo, beach and pool with my husband and friends."

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