Healthy Kids Day 2014

Join us, The Kerry Rhodes Foundation and more April 24th at Legacy YMCA in Bessemer, AL for Healthy Kids Day! 


All Day – Face Painting, Obstacle Course, Hula Hoop toss, Water Balloon toss, Frisbee Throw, Bean Bag toss, Free Swim Lesson (pre-registration required), vision screening, dental screening, blood pressure screening, body fat analysis, mini massages and much, much more! Visit www.legacy-ymca.org for more information. This is a FREE event!

Bessemer native, NFL safety Kerry Rhodes to help with Healthy Kids Day at Legacy YMCA

BY: Solomon Crenshaw Jr. | screnshawjr@al.com

Original post here

BESSEMER, ALABAMA- Healthy Kids Day, a YMCA initiative, will be 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on April 26 at the Legacy YMCA, 1501 Fourth Avenue Southwest, Bessemer.

The event, which is free to the public, includes health screenings, healthy eating tips, exercise classes, fun games, door prizes and free swim classes. A summer camp registration special with no registration fee is also available.

NFL safety Kerry Rhodes will be on hand for the festivities. The Kerry Rhodes Foundation is among the event sponsors.

For more information, call the Legacy Y at 426-1211 or email at legacy-ymca.org.

Kerry Rhodes returns to Bessemer for "Now Let's Get Fit" program

By Patrick Pierce | via

Alabama native and NFL player Kerry Rhodes along with Karina Smirnoff from Dancing with the Stars are in town for "Now Let's Get Fit". The program starts Saturday, July 13th and runs through Monday, July 15th at the Bessemer YMCA.  

 The program will feature family friendly actives and fitness workouts along with health screenings.

Kerry Rhodes joined us on Alabama Tonight (click the video link above) to talk about the event and his foundation.

For more information on the event and the Kerry Rhodes Foundation you can click here.

NFL veteran Kerry Rhodes set to host health and fitness program in Bessemer

By Stu McCann | via

NFL player Kerry Rhodes wants his hometown to get fit. The Bessemer native will be at Bessemer's Legacy YMCA this weekend to host a "Now Let's Get Fit" program.

"Now Let's Get Fit" is a nation-wide health, fitness and quality of life event designed to inform communities of health risks and higher costs of living associated with obesity.

Rhodes and Tami Farrell, a former Miss California, will host a get fit family day on Saturday, which will introduce exercises that can be done at home, school or work for up to one hour per day. The event will consist of free obesity health related testing, screening, and educational material on nutrition and healthy eating on a budget.

Rhodes will team with Dancing with the Stars Karina Smirnoff on Monday for two adult fitness workout classes.

Both events will be at the Legacy YMCA in Bessemer and are free to the public.