Mayor's Youth Fitness Initiative (MyFi Dallas)

Mayor's Youth Fitness Initiative (MyFi Dallas) Our Vision is Clear—We Want Dallas to Have the Healthiest Kids in the Nation. The Mayor’s Youth Fitness Initiative—a public/private partnership led by City of Dallas Mayor Mike Rawlings and community and business leaders—is ready to make long-term improvements in the way Dallas children eat, play and live.

The statistics surrounding children and obesity are alarming. When children are obese and inactive, they are much more likely to develop early onset of one or more of 20 chronic diseases. These health problems have a significant impact on a child’s physical and emotional well-being and their ability to learn and lead productive lives. Despite these discouraging facts, there is good news and hope f

The statistics surrounding children and obesity are alarming. When children are obese and inactive, they are much more likely to develop early onset of one or more of 20 chronic diseases. These health problems have a significant impact on a child’s physical and emotional well-being and their ability to learn and lead productive lives. Despite these discouraging facts, there is good news and hope f

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Some of our favorite photos from the 2019 Get Kidz Fit Fest at Fair Park! Thanks to all of our partners, sponsors and pa...
05/30/2019

Some of our favorite photos from the 2019 Get Kidz Fit Fest at Fair Park! Thanks to all of our partners, sponsors and participants for another great year! Oncor, Dallas Parks, Yolanda Perez

Free admission - free parking - free T-shirts for the first 500 kids!
05/11/2019

Free admission - free parking - free T-shirts for the first 500 kids!

Inflatables and slides are going up! Park for free in Gate 5 and get in on the action from 11 - 3!
05/11/2019

Inflatables and slides are going up! Park for free in Gate 5 and get in on the action from 11 - 3!

Mayor's Youth Fitness Initiative (MyFi Dallas)
05/11/2019

Mayor's Youth Fitness Initiative (MyFi Dallas)

Mayor's Youth Fitness Initiative (MyFi Dallas)
02/04/2019

Mayor's Youth Fitness Initiative (MyFi Dallas)

Mayor's Youth Fitness Initiative (MyFi Dallas)'s cover photo
02/04/2019

Mayor's Youth Fitness Initiative (MyFi Dallas)'s cover photo

Highlights of our Dallas Park and Recreation Department MyFi summer camp participants at this week’s Mayor's Back to Sch...
07/13/2018

Highlights of our Dallas Park and Recreation Department MyFi summer camp participants at this week’s Mayor's Back to School Fair kickoff!

Save the Date!
Friday, Aug. 3, 2018
8 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Centennial Hall in Fair Park
1001 Washington St. (Free Parking)

The Mayor's Back to School Fair serves families with students, Pre-K to 12th grade who attend a Dallas ISD school or live in the City of Dallas and meet certain eligibility requirements. (Please visit mayorsbacktoschoolfair.com for eligibility requirements).

PRE-REGISTER TOMORROW
Saturday, July 14; 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Habitat for Humanity of Greater Dallas
2800 N. Hampton Rd., Dallas

The fair is a free, family friendly event providing Dallas students and families with essential back-to-school supplies, health screenings and services; including free immunizations, dental and vision screenings, sports physicals, and haircuts.

The Fair is a time-saving, one-stop shop offering a wealth of information and resources from education, government, social service and community organizations.

Families can register in the following ways:
► pre-register online May 20 – June 30 at mayorsbacktoschoolfair.com,
► attend a pre-registration event in July, or
► register on site at the fair on August 3.

Families who pre-register will save time entering the Fair and will be given a voucher guaranteeing their school supplies on August 3.

FOR MORE INFORMATION, VISIT:
mayorsbacktoschoolfair.com

Get Kidz Fit part 2!
05/03/2018

Get Kidz Fit part 2!

Get Kidz Fit Photos Part 1!
05/03/2018

Get Kidz Fit Photos Part 1!

A sneak peek behind the scenes... Hope everyone rests up before #GetKidZFit tomorrow at noon!
04/27/2018

A sneak peek behind the scenes... Hope everyone rests up before #GetKidZFit tomorrow at noon!

Mayor's Youth Fitness Initiative (MyFi Dallas)
04/18/2018

Mayor's Youth Fitness Initiative (MyFi Dallas)

Mayor's Youth Fitness Initiative (MyFi Dallas)'s cover photo
04/18/2018

Mayor's Youth Fitness Initiative (MyFi Dallas)'s cover photo

Mark your calendars! Get Kidz Fit is 3 weeks away!
04/11/2018

Mark your calendars! Get Kidz Fit is 3 weeks away!

Guess what? It's that time again.. Get Kidz Fest 2018!! Looking for a place for the kids to have fun and learn about healthy eating and exercise? Come on down to Get Kidz Fit Fest. The event is absolutely free!!

When: April 28, 2018
Time: Noon- 4pm
Where: Fair Park Centennial Building
1001 Washington St.
Dallas, TX 75210

The Play Everywhere tour - a day of family fun & fitness is set for February 17, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Kiest Park. W...
02/08/2018

The Play Everywhere tour - a day of family fun & fitness is set for February 17, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Kiest Park. We hope to see you there!

The Play Everywhere tour is coming to Dallas! #Families and kids will learn about and experience the benefits of play! Enjoy #FREE games, music, food and lots of family fun! Register now and let us know you'll be there! #Kaboom #Target #Playworks #NRPA #DallasParks http://bit.ly/2BHCByJ

Thanks to Oncor for joining the MyFi team at Dallas ISD's Robert E. Lee Elementary yesterday. The countdown to the Oncor...
11/17/2017

Thanks to Oncor for joining the MyFi team at Dallas ISD's Robert E. Lee Elementary yesterday. The countdown to the Oncor Mayor's Race is on...three weeks to go! Dallas ISD Urban School Wellness Department, Dallas Marathon

Jumping into the weekend like...We had a blast training with Dallas ISD students to pepare for the Oncor Mayor's Race on Dec.9! Dallas Marathon

Fit and Faithful Living
06/26/2017

Fit and Faithful Living

Weekly fitness classes pay off! Here's 11 year old Secret Ellis, featured on the front page of the Dallas Metro section of the The Dallas Morning News for being a Mayor's Youth Fitness Initiative (MyFi Dallas) hula hoop finalist! She lasted over four minutes before Adonis Bell became the prize winner. Secret and Adonis are both members of our 10-12 fitness group through the #OakCliff Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Dallas #Oncor Oncor #MyFi Mayor Mike Rawlings #GrowSouth #GetKidzFit #FFL #hulahoop

Dallas Park and Recreation Department
04/27/2017
Dallas Park and Recreation Department

Dallas Park and Recreation Department

Ready for some fun? Join us at the 10th Anniversary of Mayor's Youth Fitness Initiative (MyFi Dallas) #GetKidzFit Fest this Saturday from noon-4pm at Fair Park, TX. There’s plenty of games, interactive demonstrations, obstacle courses & plenty of prizes. Free Admission & Free Parking. Register at http://bit.ly/2pvphn4

Get Kidz Fit is this Saturday at Fair Park, TX! Inflatables, sports, nutrition, fitness activities, games, freebies...an...
04/26/2017

Get Kidz Fit is this Saturday at Fair Park, TX! Inflatables, sports, nutrition, fitness activities, games, freebies...and a dance party! See you there!

Let's get physical! Join Community Council and Mayor's Youth Fitness Initiative (MyFi Dallas) at #GetKidzFit Fest this Saturday. Register online now for chance to win Free Microsoft Surface- bit.ly/2pvphn4

Let’s bounce baby! And climb, and shoot & more … at the 10th Anniversary #GetKidzFit Fest. this Sat., April 29, noon-4 p...
04/24/2017

Let’s bounce baby! And climb, and shoot & more … at the 10th Anniversary #GetKidzFit Fest. this Sat., April 29, noon-4 p.m. Play while you learn about fitness, nutrition and healthy lifestyles with games, exhibitions, cooking & nutrition demos, and more. Get your bounce on and get to #GetKidzFit presented by Community Council and Mayor's Youth Fitness Initiative (MyFi Dallas)

Look forward to seeing you there! Dallas Park and Recreation Department, Oncor, Dallas Mavericks, FC Dallas, Dallas ISD Health and Physical Education, Rowdy, Dallas Aquatics, HYPE Kidz Nation Inc, Fit and Faithful Living, YMCA of Metropolitan Dallas, Dallas Tennis Association, IT'S TIME TEXAS, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service

Fit and Faithful Living
04/07/2017

Fit and Faithful Living

Save the date! We're excited to be a MyFi High-Five nonprofit partner for the 10th annual Get Kidz Fit Fest on Sat., April 29 at Fair Park. Join us along with other partners, cohost Oncor, Mayor's Youth Fitness Initiative (MyFi Dallas) Mayor Mike Rawlings and many others! #MyFi #oncor #growsouth #getkidsfit

Fit and Faithful Living - Thanks for sharing these Oncor Mayor's Race photos! We're happy you have joined the MyFi Move-...
12/21/2016

Fit and Faithful Living - Thanks for sharing these Oncor Mayor's Race photos! We're happy you have joined the MyFi Move-ment!

Congratulations to our 11 year old fitness member, Avion Duncan for winning a #firetablet at #Dallas Mayor's Youth #Fitness 5k post party! #FitKids #OncorMayorsRace
#MoveWithMyFi
#Community

12/21/2016
Mayor Mike Rawlings

Thank you for sharing this and for #MovingwithMyFi, Frazier Revitalization!

I accept Mayor Betsy Price's & Fort Worth City Hall (City of Fort Worth)'s IT'S TIME TEXAS #CommunityChallenge, and I challenge Mayor Jeff Williams & City of Arlington, TX - City Hall!
Dallas let's win this! Register on 1/9/17 and get moving!
H-E-B City of Dallas - City Hall Dallas Park and Recreation Department Mayor's Youth Fitness Initiative (MyFi Dallas) Dallas ISD Health and Physical Education

Learn more at https://itstimetexas.org/join-our-cause/

Thank you, Sharon Foster, for sharing this photo of the Bowie Elementary students at the Oncor Mayor's Race 5k! We are l...
12/21/2016

Thank you, Sharon Foster, for sharing this photo of the Bowie Elementary students at the Oncor Mayor's Race 5k! We are lucky to have you as part of the MyFi family!

Dallas ISD-James Bowie Elementary students, staff with Oncor Debbie Dennis getting ready to run the Oncor Mayor's 5K race!! We attended the MyFi luncheon, received our beautiful banner and all had a fantastic time!!

HYPE Kidz Nation receiving their banner from Mayor Rawlings and MyFi Leaders from Oncor & the City of Dallas Park and Re...
12/21/2016

HYPE Kidz Nation receiving their banner from Mayor Rawlings and MyFi Leaders from Oncor & the City of Dallas Park and Recreation Department!

It's OKAY to get HYPE for MyFi High-Five!!! Let's get our youth active!

"Helping Youth Prepare for Excellence"

#MayorsYouthFitnessInitiative #MyFi #hypekidznation

Fun photos from new MyFi High-Five grant school, Joseph J. Rhoads! Welcome to MyFi! #MovewithMyFi
12/21/2016

Fun photos from new MyFi High-Five grant school, Joseph J. Rhoads! Welcome to MyFi! #MovewithMyFi

Joseph J. Rhoads @ The Mayor's 5K Race😎😎

Mayor's Youth Fitness Initiative (MyFi Dallas)'s cover photo
12/19/2016

Mayor's Youth Fitness Initiative (MyFi Dallas)'s cover photo

Mayor's Youth Fitness Initiative (MyFi Dallas)'s cover photo
12/19/2016

Mayor's Youth Fitness Initiative (MyFi Dallas)'s cover photo

Mayor's Youth Fitness Initiative (MyFi Dallas)'s cover photo
12/19/2016

Mayor's Youth Fitness Initiative (MyFi Dallas)'s cover photo

Great pic from Angela Miller at Margaret B. Henderson Elementary!
12/19/2016

Great pic from Angela Miller at Margaret B. Henderson Elementary!

Margaret B. Henderson Hero's for Health!!! MyFi recipient Angela Miller (PE teacher)!!!

12/19/2016
Mayor Mike Rawlings

Check out Mayor Mike Rawlings and the MyFi kids at the Oncor Mayor's Race 5K accepting the IT'S TIME TEXAS Challenge from Mayor Betsy Price in Fort Worth/FitWorth! Let's do this, Dallas! Keep #MovingwithMyFi! Dallas Park and Recreation Department, Girls on the Run - DFW Metroplex, Marathon Kids, Frazier Revitalization, HYPE Kidz Nation Inc, YMCA of Metropolitan Dallas, Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Dallas

I accept Mayor Betsy Price's & Fort Worth City Hall (City of Fort Worth)'s IT'S TIME TEXAS #CommunityChallenge, and I challenge Mayor Jeff Williams & City of Arlington, TX - City Hall!
Dallas let's win this! Register on 1/9/17 and get moving!
H-E-B City of Dallas - City Hall Dallas Park and Recreation Department Mayor's Youth Fitness Initiative (MyFi Dallas) Dallas ISD Health and Physical Education

Learn more at https://itstimetexas.org/join-our-cause/

Address

1500 Marilla St
Dallas, TX
75201

General information

MyFi’s Executive Committee is made up of a dedicated group of individuals from the health care sector, public and private corporations, fitness organizations, and local sports teams. Current executive committee members include leaders from The Cooper Institute, Baylor Health Care System, Texas Health Resources, Oncor, Borden, Combs Produce, Luke’s Locker, Dallas Cowboys, Dallas Mavericks, FC Dallas and Texas Rangers.

Opening Hours

Monday 5am - 8pm
Tuesday 5am - 8pm
Wednesday 5am - 8pm
Thursday 5am - 8pm
Friday 5am - 9pm
Saturday 8am - 12pm
Sunday 8am - 5pm

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(214) 670-8885

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Share invite with your friends and family for Fit and Faithful Living youth membership ages 8-18! https://www.facebook.com/events/1664991176958943
James Bowie Elementary students enjoy running, getting in great shape for the Oncor Mayor's race on 12/9/17!!
#JJRhoads is getting ready for the @Oncor Mayors Race December 9th! @DallasMarathon @DallasPark @DallasIsdHealthandPhysicalEducation
Our Fit and Faithful Living kids program at Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Dallas are doing strength & conditioning to prepare for the Oncor Mayor's Race on Sat., Dec. 9! Dallas Marathon Dallas Park and Recreation Department Dallas ISD Health and Physical Education