Healthy and Active Youth Program

Baptist Health Healthy and Active Youth Program (HAYP) is a free program for youth, ages 11 to 17 and their families. Each session has fun and interactive nutrition and exercise that can be incorporated for the whole family. Each session is centered on addressing many of the common challenges that parents are presented. HAYP is funded by the Baptist Health Foundation and facilitated by the Health Management Center.

HAYP has sessions year-round and meets in the Health Management Center at Baptist Health Medical Center-Little Rock. 

Healthy and Active Youth Program is a FREE, fun and engaging program! Participants will receive a fitness tracker, t-shirt, weekly prizes for participation and more! Spaces are limited so apply today!

Download, print and complete the application and mail to:
Healthy and Active Youth Program
Baptist Health Health Management Center
9601 Baptist Health Dr.
Little Rock, AR 72205

Fall and spring sessions are a family event! Parents and guardians are expected to stay and learn about a healthy lifestyle alongside their child. Labwork, nutrition assessments and fitness testing will be done at the beginning and end of the program.

We will meet Tuesday nights from 5:30-7 pm. During these sessions we will provide the following:

  • Cooking classes
  • Exercise sessions
  • Educational activities
  • Field trips
  • Challenges


Session Dates
— January 14-May 19, 2020, 5:30-7 pm

Application Deadline — January 10, 2020

Orientation — January 14 at 5:30 p.m.

Summer sessions are two weeks, Monday-Thursday from 8 am-3 pm. These sessions are for the children only ages 11-17. Children who attended the spring session are guaranteed a place in one of the two summer sessions.

Summer 1

Session Dates — June 15-June 25, 2020

Application Deadline — June 10, 2020

Summer 2

Session Dates — July 13-July 23, 2020

Application Deadline — July 8, 2020

Fall and spring sessions are a family event! Parents and guardians are expected to stay and learn about a healthy lifestyle alongside their child. Labwork, nutrition assessments and fitness testing will be done at the beginning and end of the program.

We will meet Tuesday nights from 5:30-7 pm. During these sessions we will provide the following:

  • Cooking classes
  • Exercise sessions
  • Educational activities
  • Field trips
  • Challenges


Session Dates
— August 18-December 15, 2020,

Application Deadline — August 14, 2020

Orientation — Tuesday August 18 at 5:30 p.m.

You can also call 501-202-2001, ext 1 to learn more about Healthy and Active Youth.

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