The City of Aiken Parks, Recreation and Tourism Department in partnership with the Clemson Cooperative Extension will be offering Eating Smart Being Active (ESBA), an Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program.
The program will take place over 9 class sessions on Thursdays starting August 15, 2019, (no class on September 12, 2019). Classes will be held from 4:30pm-5: 45 pm at the Lessie B. Price Aiken Senior & Youth Center.
The purpose of the class is to provide simple solutions to help families Eat Smart and Move More!
Through the Eating Smart, Being Active curriculum participants will learn:
• Quick simple ways to get fit
• How to budget and save food dollars
• How to choose grains that are good for you
• How to eat and improve your calcium
• How to choose the leanest protein options
• Guidance on making healthy lifestyle changes
Anyone who is 18 years of age and older, is SNAP-eligible and is also the Primary Caregiver (including grandparents, aunts, uncles, etc.) of children in their home are eligible to take part in this program.
Pre-registration is required as class size is limited. Participants must attend all 9 class days.
There is no cost to attend this program. Register by calling or visiting the center.
For more information call 803-643-2181.