Physical Health Resources

YORK YMCA

90 N. Newberry St.
York PA 17407

Telephone: 717-843-7884 ext. 246

Graham Aquatic Center
543 N. Newberry St.
York, PA 17407

Telephone: 717-718-1666

YMCA provides a wide range of activities to foster healthy, productive children including after school programs&activities, sports, family nights, day groups&more. Offers financial assistance programs for childhood obesity, exercise program, kids club, youth aquatic classes.
www.yorkcoymca.org

YORK YMCA CHILD CARE CENTER – YORK, PA

90 N. Newberry St.
York, PA 17401

717-843-7884

York YMCA Child Care Center
Starts at years of age.
York County YMCA

YWCA FITNESS CENTER

Eastern Branch

101 Shoe House Rd

York, PA  17406

Telephone: 717-755-7144

Professional, caring staff provide personal fitness evaluations, basic nutrition information, goal planning an other programs. The fitness center is co-ed and includes a weight room, cardio room, sauna and pilates studio.
YWCA of York

MEMORIAL HOSPITAL – FIT&FABULOUS @ ANY AGE

Memorial Hospital – Fit&Fabulous @ Any Age

Telephone: 717-849-5492

Wednesdays – 3/27-5/29/2014. 6:00 – 8:00 P.M.

Cost: $50.00 a person

10 week weight management/healthy living program for women.

www.mhyork.org/community-welness/events-and-classes.aspx

MEMORIAL HOSPITAL NICOTINE SUPPORT GROUP

Memorial Hospital Nicotine Support Group

1420 6th Avenue
Suite 3
York, PA 17403

Telephone: 717-849-5463

Cost: $47.00

Share common experiences for people who are and those who want to be nicotine free.
www.mhyork.org/community-wellness/events-and-classes.aspx

SUSAN P BYRNES HEALTH EDUCATION CENTER

Susan P Byrnes Health Education Center

515 S. George Street
York, PA 17401

Telephone: 717-848-3064

Health education center offering a wide variety of classes&educational activites to educate&inspire people of all ages to make healthy choices. The vision of the center is to be the leading source of innovative, high-quality, effective health education.
Byrnes Health Education Center

TENNIS FOR KIDS

Tennis for Kids

2315 Freysville Road
Red Lion, PA 17356

Email: royal953@verizon.net

Contact Person: Gina Ortenzio&Hank Merges

Free!  Our goal is to give every child the opportunity to fill summer months with a quality experience by learning a lifetime sport involving family, friends&fun. Tennis for Kids is about tennis of course, but also about lessons for life. We think&talk about values such as pride, confidence, perseverance, responsibility, positive attitudes, respect, responsibility, and courtesy.

Ages 7-16

Multiple locations @ various Elementary/Middle/High schools
Tennis for Kids

TOBACCO CESSATION EDUCATION

Memorial Hospital

1420 Sixth Avenue, Suite 3

York, PA

Telephone: 1-717-849-5463 or 717-849-5462

The goal of the nicotine support group is to share stories and create a caring atmosphere.  1st and 3rd Tuesday.   Tobacco cessation is a free six-week quit class, one on one outpatient counseling and support group.

Dates: 8/8, 15, 22, 29; 9/5, 12; of 2013

Hours 6:00 – 9:00 P.M.
www.mhyork.org/community

WELLSPAN CLINICAL WEIGHT LOSS PROGRAM

2339 S. George St.
York, PA 17403

717-851-6207

Contact Person: Sandy Kauffman – Program Coordinator

Pediatrician and dietician work with kids and parents on diet, exercise and behavior.
www.wellspan.org/body.cfm?id=441

WELLSPAN SMOKING CESSATION SUPPORT GROUP

147 Gettys St.
Gettysburg, PA
Telephone: 717-338-3259

Meeting third Tuesday of each month 6:00 to 7:00 p.m. in Gettysburg Hosp. Community Room.
www.wellspan.org

YORK COUNTY DEPT. OF PARKS&RECREATION

York County Dept. of Parks&Recreation

400 Mundis Race Road
York, PA 17406

Telephone: 717-840-7440

9 County parks located throughout York County offering many opportunities for healthy outdoor activites.
York County Parks

CHILDHOOD LEAD POISONING PREVENTION PROGRAM

435 W. Philadelphia St.
York, PA 17401

Telephone:  717-849-2343 – for screening

Free blood lead screening. Case management of lead poisoned children. Lead hazard risk assessment education.

Hours:  Monday  8:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.

Tuesday  1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Wednesday 8:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.

www.yorkcity.org/child-lead-poison-prevention

CITY OF YORK RECREATION&PARKS BUREAU

City of York Recreation&Parks Bureau

900 Vander Avenue
York, PA 17403

Telephone: 717-846-0395

25 city parks located throughout the city of York offering opportunities for physical activity, picnics, and community events.
York City

COMMUNITY HEALTH IMPROVEMENT – WELLSPAN HEALTH

Community Health Improvement – WellSpan Health
1101 South Edgar Street
Suite F
York, PA 17403
717-851-3222

The Community Health Improvement department of WellSpan Health has implemented the Growing Healthy initiative, a coordinated approach to preventing childhood overweight in four areas – communities, early childhood centers, the healthcare community, and school. Health education and promotion programming is available in all four areas. In addition, Community Health Improvement assists individuals and families with obtaining public health insurance and discount health service programs, including CHIP, Medical Assistance, and Healthy York Network.
www.wellspan.org

ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY (EPA)

Child and Aging Health Protection Division
US EPA
Office of the Administrator
Office of Children’s Health Protection
1200 Pennsylvania Ave., N.W.
Room 2512
Washington DC 20004

202-564-2188

Efforts in children’s environmental health include:

– Providing info. and tolls to public
– Supporting community actions
– Strengthing ability of health professionals to address children’s environmental health
– Engaging youth – working with states to protect children
http://yosemite-epa.gov

FAMILY FIRST DENTAL SERVICE

116 S. George St.                                 Hannah Penn Center
York, PA 17401                                    415 E. Boundary Avenue

York, PA  17403

Telephone:  717-845-8617                       Telephone: 717-843-5174

Family First Health offers 4 dental clinics in the city of York and in Adams county.  They offer general checkup and exams, cleanings, x-rays, extractions, restorations, root-canals and medical-dental integration.
www.myfamilyfirsthealth.org/mdservices.html

JEWISH COMMUNITY CENTER

2000 Hollywood Drive
York, PA 17403

717-843-0918 ext. 115

 

A child care program for ages 18 mo – 6 years includes before and after school care for children in Kindergarten.  Also has full-day education in the summer.  A youth lounge exists for grades 1+ with board games, video games, air hockey air football from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.

Youth sports include yoga, hip hop, lacrosse, ballet, cheerleading, taw kwan do, flag football, track and field, tennis, basketball, soccer classes.
www.yorkjcc.org

MARTIN LIBRARY: SUNDAY FAMILY PROGRAM

Martin Library: Sunday Family Program

159 E. Market Street
York, PA 17401

Telephone: 717-846-5300 x269

Join Wellspan and Martin Library in our family computing center for a story, craft, computer activities and information on how to keep your family healthy. Held one Sunday a month.
www.yorklibraries.org/martin