Junior Beach Runners Program conduct series-based classes for youth (3rd-5th grade) at 8 after-school programs located on eligible school sites and host/attend physical activity events for participants and their families. The classes are conducted in the fall, spring, and summer sessions and will be designed to increase physical activity and the consumption of fruits, vegetables, and other healthy foods. Classes include healthy food tasting and physical activity integration.
HEALTHY ACTIVE LONG BEACH SCHOOLS
Eligible Long Beach Schools are able to conduct nutrition education classes for youth that include tastings and, where possible, provide support to establish/maintain a school garden that are linked to the classroom education.
• Harvest of the Month
• Provide technical assistance and resources to support the school districts Smarter Lunch Room objectives
• Increase opportunities for physical activity and support safe active transportation
• Implement SPARK activities
• Promote walk/bike to school day each year in October.