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      Kids play, parents learn at YMCA

      Families got tips for their summer today while giving their kids a taste of summer fun at Marquette's YMCA.

      It was all part of an event called healthy kids day. The event has been running annually for eight years now in Marquette.

      Kids were treated to summer-themed festivities while parents toured booths containing relevant summer information An event coordinator said the event is crafted to give both parents and kids the best possible start to their summer.

      "We've got bouncehouses, the kids can get their energy out, facepaint. We also have people here to give families tips on how to stay healthy and active over the summer" said event coordinator Kelsey Roy.

      Roy says all families are encouraged to attend the yearly event, non-members included.