Did you know in New York City, 1 in 5 kindergarten students and 1 in 4 Head Start children is obese? NYC Department of Health data shows that obesity begins early in life. At the Y, we know how to keep kids moving and eating right through nutrition education, fitness programs and diabetes prevention. Learn more about our healthy initiatives for youth. You can help the West Side YMCA fight childhood obesity! Join us as we raise funds to keep our programs free and accessible to the community.