This program provides a holistic approach to weight management issues for children, adolescents, and their families. There are no diets involved in the program.
This program is offered in Chinese as well as English. Download the program brochure in Chinese (中文).
Nutrition education, parental limiting setting, screentime, activity, body image and self-esteem, family meals, communication, and eating out are some of the topics covered at the weekly educational sessions. In addition, families take part in weekly fun activities at their local YMCA or community recreation centre.
- Children/adolescents between 6-17 years of age.
- Children/adolescents with a BMI (Body Mass Index) greater than 97th percentile. Children/adolescents with a BMI between 85th and 97th percentile will be considered if certain medical conditions are present.
- Both parents and children/adolescents must be prepared to make changes and attend on a regular basis.