KAMLOOPS — Teens are in for a workout treat.

The Kamloops YMCA is offering free memberships for teens ages 13 to 18 years olds all summer long at its North Shore and South Shore location.

A 2016 ParticipACTION Report Card gave Canadian kids a D- grade when it comes to physical activity.

The report shows less than nine percent of children are getting the recommended one hour of physical activity a day. 

The hope is the free YMCA membership will encourage teens to get active and meet new friends at the same time.

The free program runs July 1 until August 31.

To sign up, or to learn more, click here.

By Vanessa Ybarra

June 24, 2017 - 9:28am
kamloops YMCA Pool

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