Fitness Day planned at Boys and Girls Club

The Bristol Boys and Girls Club will be having a Fitness Day on Tuesday, Feb. 18 from 3 to 6 p.m. The Bristol Boys & Girls Club is located at 105 Laurel St. in Bristol.

All youth need positive, engaging social recreation experiences.  This is a great way to start and to learn how. The Boys & Girls Clubs of America’s Triple Play program can help develop new to help reduce the number of young Americans who may develop juvenile diabetes or may be fighting obesity.

Some of the programs that will be introduced will be weight training programs that focus on individual goals for teenage members. The club also will introduce cardiovascular training for all members of the club between the ages of 6 to 18. Participants also be able to offer nutritional information to members all ages, so they can learn the importance of eating right, the importance of regular health care and improving their overall well-being. In a press release, the club said it also hopes to help members develop and sustain positive relationships with others, acquire a healthy self-concept and a strong belief in their self-worth, have a sense of belonging in a club community, recognize and appropriately express their emotions and cope well with positive and adverse situations.

Youths ages 6 and up are welcome to come enjoy the day free of charge. New youths are encouraged to get a club membership thatcan offer them access to all of the programs at the Bristol Boys & Girls Club.

For more information you can reach Steve Beecher at (860)540-3105 or steve@bbgc.org.