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OMC & Zizzer Track Hosting Every Kid Healthy Field Day April 27

OMC & Zizzer Track Hosting Every Kid Healthy Field Day April 27

Ozarks Medical Center (OMC) and West Plains High School Zizzer Track will hold an Every Kid Healthy Field Day on Saturday, April 27 from 11:30 a.m. until 3:00 p.m. at the West Plains High School track, 602 E. Olden in West Plains. This event is a way for families to bring out their children for an afternoon of fun, activities, and health education.

The Every Kid Healthy Field Day activities are free and open to children ages Pre-Kindergarten through 8th Grade. Lunch will be available courtesy of OMC. Children will register to receive a Field Day Card and backsack. If a child participates in the four field day events and visits all the educational and activity booths, they will receive a T-shirt, water bottle, and jump rope.

Field Day events include: 1600 meter run, 75 meter hurdles, 100 meter dash, 50 meter dash, 400 meter dash, 200 meter dash, long jump, softball throw, and sack race. Ribbons will be awarded to the top 8 in each heat. Events will be divided by boys and girls and age group classifications. Age groups are: Pre-K and Kindergarten, 1st and 2nd Grade, 3rd and 4th Grade, 5th and 6th Grade, and 7th and 8th Grade.

Booths are available for organizations and businesses who offer health, wellness, or activities for children. Businesses that offer classes such as dance, exercise, martial arts, etc. for children also are welcome. Booths are free of charge. An application for a booth is available at https://www.ozarksmedicalcenter.com/documents/events/booth-form.pdf.

A participation trophy will be awarded to the school that has the most children participating.

The rain date for the event is May 4.

For more information about the event, contact Brice Hunt at 417-257-5889 or visit the OMC Facebook event page at https://www.facebook.com/events/414817892420755/.

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