Healthy Lifestyles
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Healthy Lifestyles

At Boys & Girls Clubs of Rutherford County, we want to teach kids and teens how to live healthier.  Our programs focus on helping kids eat a more balanced diet, become more physically fit, engage in healthy relationships, appreciate the environment, and develop social skills. We hope to build healthy habits now that will last a lifetime.


Programs with Impact

  • Triple Play – a focus on health through the mind, body, and soulHealthy Habits (mind) – Learning about nutrition, healthy eating options, and meal preparation
      • Daily Challenges (body) – increasing strength, agility, and cardio ability through daily exercise
      • Social Recreation (soul) – increasing social interaction and social acceptance
  • SMART Moves – a drug and alcohol prevention/intervention program
  • SMART Girls – To help girls develop and adopt a healthy attitude and lifestyle, as well as acquire and maintain a positive self-concept, sound decision-making skills and mentor relationships
  • Passport to Manhood – To teach and promote responsibility, reinforce positive behavior and develop character in adolescent males