Let's Move Initiative

Let’s Move! is a comprehensive initiative, launched by the First Lady, dedicated to solving the challenge of childhood obesity within a generation, so that children born today will grow up healthier and able to pursue their dream.
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The City of Coconut Creek joined this initiative and encourages our residents to become involved. Everyone has a role to play in reducing childhood obesity. Your involvement is key to ensuring a healthy future for our children.

Presidential Active Lifestyle Award

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The PALA+ challenge adds physical activity to your life and also improves your eating habits. Get active and eat better, and you’ll feel better, too.  Official Website.

  • Anyone age 6 and older can Sign up Now!

  • Join the six-week program to help put you on the path to good health - and earn your award

  • Read the Let's Move Blog about PALA+

My Plate

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The USDA's food guidance system is comprised of the new MyPlate symbol and other materials to help Americans make healthy food choices. Official Website.

  • MyPlate illustrates the five food groups that are the building blocks for a healthy diet

  • Before you eat, think about what goes on your plate or in your cup or bowl - try to match the symbol

  • Look for the MyPlate logo on city vending machines and make a healthy snack choice

Healthy Meal Programs

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Nutritious free meal programs are available for children and teens (18 years and younger) in and around Coconut Creek.  All programs are funded by the USDA Food and Nutrition Service.  Official Website.

  • Summer Meals: Nutritious free meals available at many locations throughout the nation during summer while school is out of session 

  • Child Care Food Program: CCFP offers two food programs for children - the Afterschool Meals Program and the Homeless Children Nutrition Program, administered by the Bureau of Child Care Food Programs  

Let's Move Child Care

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Let’s Move! Child Care is a nationwide call-to-action that empowers child care providers, like you, to make positive health changes in children, early on, that could last a lifetime.  Official Website.

Coconut Creek understands the challenges you face as a child care professional. We want to give you the support you need to give the children in your care a healthier start.

  • FREE Let’s Move Coconut Creek Child Care workshops and information: Send an email

  • Become a recognized Let's Move Child Care Provider: Sign up now

Track Our Progress

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The National League of Cities (NLC) is leading efforts to support local officials who sign up to participate in Let's Move! Cities, Towns, and Counties (LMCTC), a key component of First Lady Michelle Obama's comprehensive Let's Move! initiative.  Official Website.

Coconut Creek has signed up to participate in the nationwide LMCTC component and now you can track our progress!

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