Hy-Vee is kicking off registration for its February Squat Challenge.
Participating schools must register as a Hy-Vee KidsFit School Wellness Club first and then can register online for the squat challenge.
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Registration closes Friday, Jan. 27 and schools can start the challenge on Monday, Jan. 30. Schools will then schedule five days in February to count their classroom squats. Total squats must be completed by 5:00 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 24 to be eligible to win. The classroom with the highest average squats per student will be notified by Monday, Feb. 27 by 5:00 p.m. Schools participating in the Hy-Vee KidsFit Squat Challenge must be located within a 60-mile radius of a Hy-Vee store, the company said.
The top 10 classrooms to participate in the Squat Challenge will receive a durable recycled-park bench, garden supplies, 120 different seed packs to beautify their school space, dietitian-approved snacks, healthy drinks, KidsFit tote bags for their entire school and an exclusive KidsFit assembly.
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Hy-Vee KidsFit offers educational video resources as well as dietitian-approved snack ideas to help kids stay active and healthy. All families can join the free Hy-Vee KidsFit Club to complete monthly challenges and earn prizes to help make healthy choices easy, fun and rewarding.