YMCA concession stand provides nutritious food items and beverage solutions

A recent ribbon-cutting ceremony signified added healthy eating options at the YMCA's concession stand.

Shawnee Loved ones YMCA is including nutritious food stuff and beverage solutions to its concession stands.

In the course of Avedis Health and fitness Week a short while ago, some Blue Zones Job-authorized businesses — the Shawnee YMCA, SSM Health and fitness St. Anthony Hospital-Shawnee and Oklahoma Baptist University — introduced a collaborative campaign to give nutritious choices at the web-sites.

The concession stands are open to the community in the course of League Online games all through the baseball, football, cheer and soccer seasons.

With achievements all through the outside athletics seasons, the YMCA is wanting to grow the concession stand offerings to the indoor athletics concession stands.

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The notion was sparked by SSM Well being Medical Team Registered Dietitian Andrea Beck when she mentioned she noticed an opportunity for wholesome treats although attending video games at the Shawnee Spouse and children YMCA baseball fields. She also sits on the YMCA board of directors.