Fitness for Health

Fitness for Health
Fitness for Health

11140 Rockville Pike, Rockville, MD 20852

Fitness for Health’s re-grand opening on Sunday, 6/3, from 1pm – 5pm

Free activities:

1pm – 2:30pm – Parent panel discussion with special needs specialists – Dr. Larry Silver, Dr. Giorgio Kulp, and more
1pm – 2pm – Open play in the gym
2pm – 3pm – Dance clinic with the Washington Redskins Cheerleaders
2:30pm – 3:30pm – Basketball trick clinic with Mike Wilson, former Harlem Globetrotter and Guinness Book of World Records holder for the highest dunk
2:30pm – 4:30pm – Family Health Fair

Enter to win cool sports prizes and Terps tickets! The DC Region’s only glow-in-the-dark gym with 1 30 ft. trampoline, interactive climbing walls, 60 ft. running track and laser maze!

Fitness for Health is the premiere pediatric, therapeutic exercise facility in the Washington, DC, area. We provide multi-sensory and individualized programs to foster growth and development for all children. Our innovative facility, trained staffing and novel approach to fitness encourage children to achieve goals previously thought unattainable. Our activities are designed to teach children new skills and improve a child’s fitness, motivation, self-esteem and overall physical wellness.

Fitness for Health offers a safe and nurturing environment for children to learn new skills, take risks and maximize their potential. By providing an evaluation, individual goal-setting and customized programs for each child, children will improve their physical abilities and gain a sense of accomplishment while HAVING FUN!

Our programs make a difference in the lives of children with varying skill levels, ranging from those with coordination and motor delays, ADHD/ADD, learning disabilities, weight management and self-esteem issues, to young athletes looking to hone their sport skills.

Marc Sickel, A.T.C. – Founder, Fitness for Health Marc Sickel founded Fitness for Health in 1989 to fulfill his dream of helping children maximize their physical potential. Since then, his innovative and creative approach to fitness has helped kids of all ages enjoy the benefits of physical activity—and have fun at the same time. By using specialized equipment and unique methods, Marc has created an exciting, safe environment where kids can develop the motivation and confidence to learn new skills and take on new challenges. Marc has been featured on the NBC Today Show, Fox TV Morning News, and WUSA TV-9, as well as in O Magazine, The Washington Post, Washingtonian Magazine and Tennis Magazine. Prior to starting Fitness for Health, he was the Athletic Trainer at the Landon School in Bethesda and the Fitness Director at the Howard Hughes Medical Institute. Marc graduated from the University of Maryland with a Bachelor of Science degree in Kinesiology. He is a Certified Athletic Trainer with more than 25 years of experience.

Services:

At Fitness for Health, we are dedicated to helping children improve their motor capabilities, physical fitness and self-esteem by providing an innovative, multi-sensory program that is adapted to each child’s stage of development and skill level. In our high-tech, state-of-the-art children’ s fitness facility, we offer an exciting, safe environment where each child is able to maximize his/her success, and develop the motivation and confidence to learn new skills and undertake new challenges.

Your child’s physical fitness, coordination and sports skills have a tremendous effect on self- confidence and self-esteem. At Fitness for Health, we specialize in fitness for all children. Our program has made a difference in the lives of children with varying skill levels, ranging from those with coordination and motor delays, ADHD/ADD, learning disabilities, weight management and self-esteem issues, to young athletes looking to hone their sports skills.

At Fitness for Health, children have so much fun, they forget they are exercising. When we re- open our 1st floor children’s gym in May 2012, your child can experience virtual reality sports games with actual body movements; scale an 80- foot transverse climbing wall with different skill levels; climb a 10-foot tall glow-in-the-dark climbing wall while harnessed; bounce down a 30- foot trampoline while playing mini-basketball; negotiate a ropes course; bat in a batting cage with an indoor pitching machine; play glow-in-the- dark soccer; test skills against a high-tech reaction and coordination game; and be introduced to a variety of games and equipment involving visual perception and motor planning. Additionally, there is a full fitness center with weights and cardio machines and an outside half basketball court.

We offer one-on-one fitness training, group fitness activities, sport-specific conditioning and host field trips, birthday parities and special events for children – and adults – of all ages and skill levels.

http://www.FitnessForHealth.org
301-231-7138
301-231-5434

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