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Pediatric Wellness Center

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A Fun Space for Learning How to Live Healthy

The Aamoth Family Pediatric Wellness Center is a free drop-in space for children and teenagers and their families. The center offers a number of programs on health and wellness, including:

  • Healthy eating and nutrition     
    • Learning about food
    • Making healthy snacks
    • Hands-on cooking lessons for teens
  • Fitness and exercise activities
    • Stretching and moving
    • Working out with a personal trainer
  • Programs for parents
    • Budget-friendly dinner ideas
    • Infant and toddler nutrition
    • Reading food labels
    • Support groups

View our current programs.


MetroHealth Medical Center Outpatient PlazaThe center is located at:

Women & Children's Pavilion
First Floor, Room 1050 (near the pharmacy)
2500 MetroHealth Drive
Cleveland, OH 44109
[map and directions]

For more information, call 216-778-4798.

Make a Donation

Help support the Aamoth Family Pediatric Wellness Center. Make an online gift, or donate any of the following new items:

  • measuring cups
  • pedometers
  • jump ropes
  • sun screen
  • tooth paste
  • tooth brushes
  • exercise DVDs (may be gently used)

Health Tips, Recipes and News

      MetroHealth, in Partnership CareSource, to Offer Pediatric Weight Management and Wellness Program
    The goal of the program is to help children reach and stay at a healthy weight while teaching them to live a healthy lifestyle. Read the article.

      5 Steps to Improve Your Health in the New Year
    Learn five easy steps to start the New Year off on a healthy foot. Watch the video and learn more.

      Healthier Lunchbox Options
    Discover some great ideas on how to keep kids energized and full with healthier lunchbox options. Watch the video.

      City of Cleveland After-School Lunch Program
    Susie Akers, pediatric dietitian, talks about the effects of healthy meals on children. Watch the video and learn more.

      Summer Camp Tackles Childhood Obesity
    The Pediatric Wellness Center Summer Camp’s 10-week program hopes to help fight local childhood obesity. Watch the video and learn more. 

      Educating Teens About Healthier Lifestyles
    Susie Akers, pediatric dietitian, talks to IdeaStream about teen health and weight management. Listen to the article to hear more.

      Tips to Have a Healthier Halloween
    Learn some simple steps to having a healthier Halloween. Watch the video.

      Recipes for Summer Snacks
    Four easy-to-make recipes for guilt free summer snacks. Get the recipes.
      Aamoth Family Pediatric Wellness Center Opens at MetroHealth 
    The Plain Dealer talks to some participants of MetroHealth's new wellness center, including Cheryl and Daniel Davis, a mother and son who have been enjoying weekly exercise classes in the space. Read the article.
      The Truth About Juice
    Fruit punch and juice cocktails - the beverages that kids love to drink - might not be any healthier than soda. Check out this Channel 3 video to learn what to look for when buying juice products for your kids. Watch the video.

      Recipes: Homemade Protein Bars & Energy Snacks
    Make these healthy treats for yourself or serve them as yummy after-school snacks for teens on the go. Get the recipes.

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    • 2500 MetroHealth Drive|Cleveland, OH 44109|(216) 778-7800
    • All Rights Reserved.