These Club programs help develop fitness, a positive use of leisure time, reduction of stress, appreciation of the environment, and social and interpersonal skills.
Triple Play is a dynamic wellness program currently being offered in Boys & Girls Clubs that demonstrates how eating right, keeping fit and
forming positive relationships add up to a healthy lifestyle. The goal of the Triple Play program is to improve Club members’ knowledge of
healthy habits; increase the number of hours per day they participate in physical activities; and strengthen their ability to interact positively
with others and engage in positive relationships.
Program components include: Healthy Habits, Nutrition Curriculum, Daily Challenges, Sports Clubs, Triple Play Games, Social Recreation.
The Mind component of Triple Play helps
Club members develop a knowledge base
to acquire healthy habits, such as making
smart food choices, understanding
appropriate portion sizes and creating fun
and balanced meals.
The Body component of Triple Play encourages young people to be physically active through fun daily fitness, including games and activities to get them moving. Daily fitness challenges give youth of every age a chance to play longer and harder at a variety of games.
The Soul component of Triple Play provides social recreation programs and activities
that strengthen interpersonal skills, foster good character and develop positive relationships and cooperation among young people. Club youth acquire a healthy self-concept and belief in their self-worth, and cope well with positive and adverse situations.