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PANDAS: When Mental Health Conditions Aren't What They Seem

At age 5, Leah Hubler and her older brother developed a cold over Christmas break. Her brother got better. Leah didn’t.

Taking a Stand: making mental health a priority in the community & at home

Sherrill Scott will never forget an emotional conversation with an Edmond mom whose 15-year-old son had committed suicide.

Fighting Back: helping kids with mental health conditions thrive

Isolated. Overwhelmed. Confused. Parents of children with mental health conditions shoulder heavy emotions, maybe no more so than at the beginning of a child’s journey into treatment and recovery.
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Tips for Packing a Healthy School Lunch

Here are some budget-friendly, creative ideas for lunchtime from the American Heart Association

Fiber Facts

Adequate fiber intake has been associated with a decrease in risk for heart disease, cancer and diabetes.

CTE & Youth Football: What OKC Parents Should Know

Locally, the Edmond YMCA reported a decrease in kids registered to play tackle football, mirroring the national trend of 14 percent lower participation since the sport’s peak in 2009.

PANDAS: When Mental Health Conditions Aren't What They Seem

At age 5, Leah Hubler and her older brother developed a cold over Christmas break. Her brother got better. Leah didn’t.

Have You Missed Packing Those School Lunches?

Sending a lunch with your child to school or daycare can be an inexpensive, nutritious alternative to purchasing a lunch and is a great way to teach your child the importance of a healthy meal.

Water, Water, Everywhere

Did you know that water makes up 60 percent of an adult's body and an even higher percentage of a child's body?
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Fitness Events in OKC

  • Fall Break Day Skate Sessions at Skate Galaxy

    2017.10.19

    Admission $6 includes basic skate rental. 

  • Drop-in Yoga at OKCMOA

    2016.09.29

    Join yoga instructors for a reflective practice in the Museum’s galleries. No advance registration is required, and all skill levels are...

  • Family Skate Night at Skate Galaxy

    2016.11.10

    Admission includes basic skate rental. Family Night Package $29 Includes: Admission, Skate Rental, Pizza, & Drinks for up to 5 family...

  • Charity Classic at Oak Tree

    2017.10.20

    Features a gala, family fun run and 18-hole golf tournament. Benefits Cavett Kids Foundation, Augies Quest and the ClubCorp Employee Partner...

  • FREE SportForward Adaptive Sports Camp

    2017.10.21

    Features a free recreational adaptive camp highlighting wheelchair basketball, sitting volleyball and other games and activities for local children...

  • Drop-in Yoga at OKCMOA

    2016.09.29

    Join yoga instructors for a reflective practice in the Museum’s galleries. No advance registration is required, and all skill levels are...

  • FREE Learn To Skate Lesson

    2016.11.05

    Features a FREE roller skating lesson. No sign up required. Skate rentals start at $2. Sizes available from trainer skates for the smaller...

  • OK Ale Trail

    2017.10.21

    Features a 3-lap one-mile course through downtown Edmond. Before each one-mile lap, lager joggers receive a complimentary craft beer from local...

  • Family Skate Night at Skate Galaxy

    2016.11.10

    Admission includes basic skate rental. Family Night Package $29 Includes: Admission, Skate Rental, Pizza, & Drinks for up to 5 family...

  • Run the Boolevard

    2017.10.28

    Features a 5k race, kids' fun run, bounce houses, food trucks, music and more. Participants are encouraged to wear their family-friendly...

  • FREE Oklahoma Sr. Games Open House

    2017.10.28

    Visitors can participate in track and jumping event practice or just watch.  Field event practice may be available. Men and women over 50 can...

  • FREE Open Streets OKC

    2017.10.29

    Open Streets OKC is a local health and wellness project sponsored by the Oklahoma City-County Health Department’s Wellness Now Coalition. A...

  • Monster Dash 5K and Fun Run

    2017.10.29

    Monster Dash is a 5K and fun run hosted by Junior League of Norman. All net proceeds from Monster Dash benefit Junior League of Norman’s...

  • Bedlam Bash 5K & Tailgate

    2017.11.04

    Features a timed and USATF-sanctioned 5K along the River Trails and, after the race, a tailgating with food trucks, yard games and more. Runners...

  • Full Moon Bike Ride and Run at Myriad Gardens

    2017.11.06

    Bring your bike and meet up at the Band Shell stage by the Great Lawn for a leisurely hour’s ride through Downtown. Routes are specially...

  • Dog-N-Jog at Mitch Park

    2017.11.11

    Features a fun run benefiting improvements to the Edmond Dog Parks. Dogs are welcome but not required to participate.

  • Questival Adventure Race

    2017.11.17

    Questival is a 24-hour adventure race. Teams of 2 to 6 people will do exciting, unpredictable and downright good things. Whether it’s...

  • Chill Your Cheeks 5k Run

    2017.11.18

    Features a 5k run that winds through the streets of Yukon and ends amid 4 million twinkling Christmas lights on display in the park. Activities...

  • Edmond Turkey Trot

    2017.11.23

    The Edmond Turkey Trot is an annual tradition and a family affair hosted on Thanksgiving Day in Downtown Edmond. Take the scenic 5K route with the...

  • OKC Turkey Tracks 5K

    2017.11.23

    Features a 1-mile fun run and a 5K run. Strollers and dogs are welcome. Runners are encouraged to bring new, unwrapped toys for Toys for Tots....


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