Baptist Health’s Healthy & Active Youth Program Encourages Better Lifestyle Choices This Fall

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. 12-Oct. 17 (Session 1) and Nov. 7-Dec. 12 (Session 2). Each meeting is held at Baptist Health Weight & Nutrition Center, 10915 N. Rodney Parham Road, Suite G, in Little Rock. 

Participants will receive an exercise kit they can use at home and will learn about:

  • Snacks on the go
  • Why breakfast is important 
  • Cooked and uncooked portions 
  • Sugary drinks and their effects
  • Healthy eating 
  • How to exercise and why it’s important
  • Guided workouts and programming 
  • Fun games

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 summer session, please request an application by emailing

About Baptist Health

For more than a century, 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.