fitness

Fitness

  • Exercises, Games, Activities
  • Decrease BMI
  • Personal Potential
  • Self-Motivation
  • Muscular Strength
  • Cardiac Endurance
  • Sustainable
  • Home Exercise
Fitness classes
nutrition

Nutrition

  • Portion Control
  • Label Reading
  • Nutritional Values
  • Food Groups
  • Meal Plans
  • Hunger Management
Nutrition Classes
lifestyle

Lifestyle

  • Cope with Feelings
  • Positive Peer Support
  • Body Image / Self-esteem
  • Family Communication
  • Goal Setting
  • Problem-Solving
  • Identifying Emotional Needs
Lifestyle classes
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What is PAK?

ProActive Kids (PAK) is a 501(c)3 not-for-profit foundation with a mission of advancing child health and reversing the obesity trend one community at a time.

PAK Plan is more than a diet or exercise program. It is a comprehensive, all inclusive program to treat the whole child ... physically, nutritionally and emotionally, built around the stability and commitment of family.

What's New?

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News

ProActive Kids Comes to Addison!

ProActive Kids is thrilled to announce our newest location Addison, IL, funded by Elmhurst Memorial Hospital. The program will be located at Addison Park District’s Club Fitness. ProActive Kids is thrilled to be working with Elmhurst Memorial Hospital to bring the PAK program to another community in DuPage County! The ProActive Kids  program is much [...]

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ProActive Kids Programs – Winter 2015

8 WEEK PAK PROGRAM STARTS JANUARY 10th at SIX CHICAGOLAND LOCATIONS This 8-week program educates children and their families on  sustainable ways to improve their health through weekly physical exercises, lessons, assignments and discussions over an 8-week session. PAK offers fitness training, as well as nutrition education and lifestyle coaching which is a great way [...]

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Fitness

See PAK in Action – Video

See what ProActive Kids is all about in this short video! PAK coaches and PAK kids talk about PAK! This video shows how PAK staff engages the kids and families at our Advocate Children’s Hospital (Oak Lawn, IL) location. PAK trainer, Brad Laroque, and Dietitian, Allison Balocca, guide us through a glimpse of what goes [...]

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Lifestyle

How to Talk with Your Child about Weight

Talking to kids about weight can be a sensitive topic, no matter their age, relationship, comfort level, etc. But, if you have enrolled them in the ProActive Kids program, you should sit down and talk with them about the program and your goals – creating a healthier lifestyle for everyone in the family.  We know these conversations [...]

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Lifestyle

One Mom’s Writes About PAK

Read this letter a mom wrote for us to pass on to our partner, Edward Hospital, as a thank you for offering the PAK program. Dear Health Care Provider, I am writing to express how grateful and impressed I am with the ProActive Kids program and their team members. Each part that entails the program [...]

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