NorthPointe hosts Kids Fit N Fun Fair

Staff Report

100_3012NorthPointe Health and Wellness, 5605 E. Rockton Road in Roscoe, will be hosting the eighth annual Kids Fit N Fun Fair and the Prairie Triathlon on Saturday. The kids fair will go from 8 a.m.-noon and will feature activities for the whole family. The activities, games, snacks and prizes are all related to outdoor fun and child activity.

Some of this year’s entertainment includes: “Hoo” Haven Wildlife Display and Educational Program from 9-11 a.m.; an inflatable obstacle course and slide; Harlem-Roscoe Smoke House and Fire Truck; Handwashing Inspection Station; Pickles the Clown performing balloon art from 9-11 a.m.; and interactive booths, demonstrations and face painting.

The Prairie Triathlon includes a 350-yard swim, 17-mile bike race and finishes with a 3-mile run starting on the NorthPointe campus. Individuals can enter for $50 and teams can enter for $100.The first swimmer starts at 8 a.m. with 20-second intervals per swimmer afterwards.

For more information visit NorthPointeHealth.org or contact Gus Larson at 815-525-4000.

Proceeds from the event will benefit the Boys and Girls Club.

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