Free community health event on June 7 offers activities and fun for the whole family

Wilcox Memorial Hospital presents Kids Summer Fest, a free health education event for kids and families, on Saturday, June 7, from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at Smith’s Tropical Paradise at Wailua Marina.

Kids Summer Fest promotes healthy, active lifestyles and childhood injury prevention. This year’s event will offer free sports physicals for children ages 5 to 18 (first-come, first-served), free healthy snacks (while supplies last), and the chance for children to win a bike and helmet. Health and wellness workshops will provide educational information on a variety of topics including:

  • “Stay Healthy and Have Fun!” will teach families how to make healthy snack choices.
  • “Head, Shoulders, Knees and Feet” will highlight the importance of proper footwear and sizing.
  • “Play Strong and Balance Fun” will cover the importance of strength and balance for daily and recreational activities.
  • “Ocean and Beach Safety” will offer tips on how to stay safe in the water and details on how to become a junior lifeguard.

Registration for the event begins on-site at 9 a.m. Registration forms are available online at Families are encouraged to download and complete the registration form and bring it with them to the event. Pre-registration is also available by calling 245-1198.

Wilcox Memorial Hospital is committed to providing Kaua‘i families with accessible, high quality and compassionate health care. Kids Summer Fest is an annual event designed to share valuable health information with the community in a fun, interactive format.