The PLAY FIT STAY FIT Exercise Assistance Scholarship provides an exercise and wellness program geared toward alleviating the late effects of childhood cancer and helping kids to feel like kids again.
Exercise & Wellness Program for Childhood Cancer Survivors
This unique program provides an opportunity for children whose lives have been effected by cancer to improve: strength, coordination, mobility, balance, endurance and sensation.
We accomplish this by working with each child in a safe, clean and non-intimidating environment to provide fun and effective exercise and fitness coaching.
Participants receive up to 12-weeks of personalized exercise and fitness coaching which may include one-on-one attention or work in small groups.
Each exercise program is designed and supervised by an experienced Certified Fitness Professional.
Who runs the program?
Each exercise program is designed and supervised by an experienced and certified Fitness Professional/Athletic Coach.
Is my child eligible?
The Play Fit Stay Fit EAS is open to childhood cancer survivors ages 8 to 18. Prior to participation each child must receive activity clearance from their pediatric oncologist.
What does it cost?
Nothing! The program is provided free of charge.
When is it?
This program runs throughout the year. An eligible child may begin at any time during the year based on availability.
How long is it?
Training times will vary per individual however on average each child will meet for 1 hour, twice a week, for 12 weeks.
Where is it?
Training may be coordinated at a local park or at one of the two currently approved facilities.
The Klub Gymnastics in Silver Lake, CA. (only 1/4 mile from Children’s Hospital Los Angeles
Studio 7 Fitness in Westlake Village, CA.