Mesnier Primary hosts family fitness night

Mesnier Primary hosts family fitness night

As part of its Red Ribbon Celebration, a national drug prevention campaign, Mesnier Primary School in Affton conducted its inaugural Family Fitness Night Oct. 18.

Almost 150 students and their families participated in activities that encourage adopting a healthy lifestyle, such as circuit training with cardiovascular, strength, flexibility and agility stations. Athletes from Affton High School were on hand to help teach the elementary students basic skills in a variety of sports, from football to basketball, volleyball to bowling, soccer to cheerleading and more.

Community organizations and area businesses helped support the event by demonstrating healthy lifestyle a ctivities like zumba, tae kwon do, kung fu and first aid.