Healthy Fontana is a community-based, award-winning program that promotes a healthy lifestyle, teaches smart nutrition choices, and assist in creating an active, livable community to improve the quality of life for Fontana residents. Programs are designed for kids, adults, and seniors.
Visit the Fontana Farmers' Market every Saturday, 8:00 am - 1:00 pm at the Human Resources parking lot.
Let's Move on the Trail Event Receives and Award of Excellence from CPRS
Mayor Acquanetta Warren, Mayor Pro Tem Jesse Sandoval and Council Member Jesse Armendarez will be receiving an award of excellence from the California Park & Recreational Society for Healthy Fontana's 2016 Let’s Move on the Trail event later this month. Healthy Fontana’s Let’s Move on the Trail event has being recognized by the California Parks and Recreation Society (CPRS) as a recipient of their Champion of the Community award which honors and recognizes individuals or organizations who have contributed significant effort to influence and improve the quality of their community through parks and recreation. This statewide award recognizes the contributions of those who volunteer and provide support and services in their community that furthers the mission and quality delivery of park and recreation services, programs and facilities in their community. The Let’s Move on the Trail is a multi-departmental event that aims to educate and empower the community to make the City of Fontana an ideal place to live, work and play.
Let's Eat and Compete
With the popularity of food TV, it’s only fitting that Healthy Fontana and Fontana Afterschool Program (F.A.S.P.) host their own cooking challenge with Fontana Middle Schools.Currently, Healthy Fontana is teaching all 4,100 students enrolled in F.A.S.P. about: 1. Food groups by reviewing the MyPlate concepts. 2. Food safety facts. 3. How to use kitchen tools and equipment properly. 4. Making healthy food choices.
Let’s Eat and Compete was inspired by television cooking challenges, students were given a list of ingredients to choose from to create a healthy and delicious meal to WOW the judges. The day of the competition the teams were scored based on creativity, taste, teamwork, complexity, and plating.
This competition was held during Fontana Days Festival on Saturday, June 3, 2017, where more than 3,000 attendees (including family and friends) were on hand to cheer on their favorite teams.
Council Member Jesse Armendarez interviews the winning team on Facebook Live (you must be logged-in to view).
1st Place Alder Middle School
2nd Place Fontana Middle School
3rd Place Wayne Ruble Middle School
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