Pediatric residents to host Spring Into Motion Day

May 27, 2014 | Events, UToday, UTMC
By Aimee Portala

Looking for a fun, active way to spend a Saturday afternoon? The University of Toledo Medical Center pediatric residents are hosting Spring Into Motion Day, an event filled with activities to teach children how to stay active and healthy year-round.

UT Pediatrics logo 5The event is scheduled for Saturday, May 31, from 1 to 4 p.m. in Ruppert Health Center.

A $1 entrance fee per child will grant access to events, including games and activities about nutrition and healthy choices; warm-up and cool-down exercises; hula hoop and jump rope contests; nutritious snacks to replenish energy; free T-shirts; and one-mile and half-mile races with prizes awarded to the top finishers.

To help promote literacy, children also will receive a free, easy-to-read book (while supplies last) courtesy of the Reach Out and Read Program.

Representatives from Put a Lid on It will be on hand to stress the importance of helmets and bike safety.

For more information or to register for the event, email

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