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YMCA Central Virginia Adds Dance & Step Games

At the YMCA of Central Virginia, they believe health and fitness means taking care of the whole yourself, and those important to you. They have invested in your health and helping you meet your goals, whether that means losing weight, gaining strength, or simply finding ways to increase energy and decrease stress. With so many demands on today’s families and…

BGC Uses Exergame for Team Building and Cooperative Games

Exergaming, or exercise gaming, involves physical activity through video games that require movement and engagement of the player’s body. Integrating exergaming into healthy lifestyles programs within Boys and Girls Clubs can offer several benefits focused on team building, cooperative games, and social skill development. Recently at the Boys & Girls Club of Lower Naugatuck Valley we discussed how active gaming…

Boys & Girls Club of Parkersburg Adds Lu Interactive Playground
Boys & Girls Club of Parkersburg Adds Lu Interactive Playground

The Boys and Girls Club of Parkersburg is a local chapter of the Boys & Girls Clubs of America, a nationwide organization dedicated to providing programs and services to empower youth and help them reach their full potential. The club offers a variety of programs and activities designed to promote academic success, good character and citizenship, and healthy lifestyles. These…

BGC of Central Arkansas Adds Exergaming Room
BGC of Central Arkansas Adds Exergaming Room

The Boys & Girls Clubs of Central Arkansas provides kids and teens with a safe, fun, and challenging environment with experiences and opportunities that focus on three core areas of development.  Academic Success, Healthy Lifestyles, and Character & Leadership. Exergame has a long history of working with Boys & Girls Clubs to integrate our equipment into their healthy lifestyles programs.…

Exergame Provides Academic Benefits with Gamification
Exergame Provides Academic Benefits with Gamification

Exergames, or interactive video games that involve physical activity, can be effectively tied into academics to promote a more holistic approach to learning. The Boys & Girls Club of Elkhart recently added to their Exergame collection with the tapWall. It is a great solution for activating your upper body and relieving tension in your neck and shoulders. Improve your memory,…

Exergame is the Magic Vitamin for Short Attention Spans at YMCA
Exergame is the Magic Vitamin for Short Attention Spans at YMCA

Exergames, or interactive video games that involve physical activity, have gained attention as a potential tool to address various health and cognitive issues in children, including short attention spans. At the YMCA, we’ve revolutionized our fitness programs to enhance your child’s coordination, endurance, and strength while fostering friendships in a safe and welcoming space. Find out how the YMCA Central…

Hill AFB Offers Military Children Exercise Programs with Exergame
Hill AFB Offers Military Children Exercise Programs with Exergame

The Hill Air Force Base in Utah, offers a wide range of programs for youth and teens, including youth sports and recreation programs, educational programs and programs that support leadership and career development. Exergame has a long history of working directly with the MWR (Morale, Welfare and Recreation Programs) within the Military, especially for kids! Recently we were able to…

Exergame Helps Bring in Donors and Board Members at BGCs
Exergame Helps Bring in Donors and Board Members at BGCs

One of the hardest things for many non-profit organizations is to inspire more donor dollars to support their cause.  While many non-profit programs can have a tremendous impact on the community, finding ways to continue to get them to give back can be an uphill battle. Recently in our work with the the Boys & Girls Club of Lower Naugatuck…

YMCA Family Membership for Teens Grows with Exergaming
YMCA Family Membership for Teens Grows with Exergaming

One of the big questions I see continually throughout the YMCAs is, “How do I show value to the teens when trying to sell a family membership.”  Many teens might not find the fitness center interesting, or may feel to old for the childcare spaces.  So the big question becomes “how can I give them an active space that they…

SW Laurens Elementary Lu Interactive Playground for SEL
SW Laurens Elementary Lu Interactive Playground for SEL

Southwest Laurens Elementary School located in Georgia is now the 4th school in the district to offer one of our newest products the Lu Interactive Playground.  The Lu offers state of the art audiovisual systems powered by a wide range of educational applications. Aside from obvious pedagogical uses, our systems can be used for a variety of purposes, from cinema-quality…

YMCA Creates Space for Added Movement and Exercise
YMCA Creates Space for Added Movement and Exercise

The YMCA offers a variety of fitness programs that are designed to improve your child’s overall coordination, endurance and strength while having fun and making friends in a safe, welcoming environment. But YMCA’s are continuously looking for new ways to excite this “new generation” of kids who are enthralled with technology. We had the opportunity to work with the YMCA…

From Underutilized Space, to Most Popular with Exergame at BGC
From Underutilized Space, to Most Popular with Exergame at BGC

We are hearing more and more from Boys & Girls Clubs of America the need to turn their underutilized spaces into active areas that support healthier lifestyle goals.  Many clubs might have outdated weight rooms that are not only absent of use, but can also be unsafe for a variety of age levels. This is the exact scenario we had…

Exergame Fitness is leading a new movement incorporating technology into fitness. We provide a new way to engage people in fitness, through gamification and technology. By doing this, we create socially engaging, supportive, and inviting fitness communities worldwide