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Healthy Lifestyle

Healthy Lifestyle Programs encourage our members to adopt a healthy diet, practice positive lifestyle choices, make a lifelong commitment to nutrition and fitness.

Our Programs


  • Promotes the importance of leading a healthy and productive lifestyle
  • Encourages positive decision-making for physical, social and emotional development
  • Teaches good sportsmanship
  • Teaches social and interpersonal skills
  • Educates members and their families on the importance of life-long healthy decision-making and behaviors

Members participate in daily fitness challenges, and enjoy a wide range of intramural sports activities in the Club gym, pool, boxing and dance program areas. The Clubs provide healthy food to our members every day, help young people make nutrition and wellness habits a daily practice, and empower youth to avoid tobacco, alcohol and drugs.

We're making a difference.
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Program Spotlight

Welcome to the Paper City Young Marines homepage! We are the Paper City Young Marines, located in Holyoke, MA.

Young Marines

The HiSET exam gives out-of-school youth and adults the best opportunity to demonstrate their knowledge and earn a state-issued high school equivalency ...

HiSet

Enrichment Program gives your child the opportunity to learn a new skill, develop a new talent, and discover a new interest.

School Enrichment

The program provides our students with social, emotional, and physical benefits. we want our students to have an opportunity to have fun after school, forge new friendships and practice good sportsmanship in a safe environment.

HPS Intramurals

 
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