Although many programs have been cancelled or postponed due to COVID-19, its still important for youth to stay active and engaged. We are happy to share the following virtual recreation activities and support resources that you can do at home with your family.
Physical activity can help to improve your mood, reduce stress, and help you sleep better (source). Check out these fun ways to get moving while at home.
Just Move Kids – Free Fitness Fun
We have teamed up with Just Move – Fitness and More to offer free online fitness fun geared towards kids ages 5-10 years old. Classes will be streamed live on Kzoo Parks Facebook page on Thursdays from 1 to 1:30pm in April.
Learn & Explore
Explore zoos and aquariums, join in storytimes, and even take a virtual tour of the rides at Disney World from home.
Here are a few ideas for connecting with loved ones while maintaining social distancing.
- Facetime with family and friends
- Write letters and/or draw pictures to send in the mail to friends and family
City of Kalamazoo: https://www.kalamazoocity.org/covid19
Kalamazoo County Department of Health and Community Services: https://www.kalcounty.com/hcs/covid19.php
State of Michigan:https://www.michigan.gov/coronavirus
Centers for Diseases Control and Prevention: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/index.html