Baptist Health Accepting Applications for Fall Sessions of Healthy & Active Youth Program

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – Baptist Health Weight & Nutrition Center will offer two fall sessions of its Healthy & Active Youth Program, which encourages kids and their families to live a healthier lifestyle through fun, interactive activities.

The Healthy & Active Youth Program is a free program for youth, ages 11 to 17 and their families. It incorporates all elements of health, including nutrition and physical activity. This year’s fall sessions will be Sept. 13-Oct. 18 (Session 1) and Nov. 8-Dec. 13 (Session 2). Each meeting is held at Baptist Health Weight & Nutrition Center, 10915 N. Rodney Parham Road, Suite G, in Little Rock. 

Topics covered include: 

  • Beneficial apps and resting metabolic rate (RMR) calculation 
  • Snacks on the go 
  • Reduced sodium favorites 
  • What you can do with lettuce 
  • Cooked and uncooked portions 
  • Sugary drinks and their effects
  • Fruit and veggie displays 
  • Breakfast ideas

Participants will receive a fitness tracker, T-shirt, weekly prizes for participation and more. There will also be a weekly newsletter and email follow-ups for daily steps and projects.

The Baptist Health Healthy and Active Youth Program is funded by Baptist Health Foundation, supported by the Roy & Christine Sturgis Charitable Trust and facilitated by Baptist Health Weight & Nutrition Center.

If you are interested in signing up for a fall session, please request an application by emailing


About Baptist Health

For more than 100 years, Baptist Health has delivered All Our Best in health care through Christian compassion and innovative services. Baptist Health is Arkansas’ most comprehensive health care organization with more than 250 points of access that include 11 hospitals; urgent care centers; a senior living community; over 100 primary and specialty care clinics; a college with studies in nursing and allied health; a graduate residency program; and access to virtual care anytime, anywhere. It is also the largest private not-for-profit health care organization based in Arkansas, providing care through the support of approximately 11,000 employees, groundbreaking treatments, renowned physicians and community outreach programs. For more information about Baptist Health, visit, call Baptist Health HealthLine at 1-888-BAPTIST or download the myBaptistHealth app. Find us on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and YouTube.