Oakwood Shapedown program starts October 4 at Taylor Sportsplex

Oakwood Healthcare System's Shapedown program promotes healthy habits and a healthy lifestyle for children ages 6 to 12 and their parents. The 10-week course involves the entire family and focuses on nutritional and physical education. A free orientation will be held from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. October 4 with classes Wednesdays through December 13 at the Taylor Sportsplex, 13333 Telegraph Road. A team of health professionals will lead each class. Workbooks and guidebooks will be provided for parents and children. The cost is $300, but financial scholarships are available. For more information, call (313) 586-5946 or visit www.oakwood.org.