About Us/What is Wellsville?
Wellsville is a program of WellFit Incorporated a 501c3 non-profit organization dedicated to reaching out to the community to inspire and empower kids and families to L.E.A.P., learn, embrace and actively practice optimal health in mind and body.
Where is Wellsville?
Wellsville is located where kids and families are; homes, schools, community and the web.
Who is Wellsville?
Wellsville is a team of educators, physicians, psychologists, fitness professionals, media, dietitians, health professionals, writers, all with one goal, one mission in mind: To empower kids and families to live healthier and more productive lives through "edu-tainment" experiences!
Wellsville utilizes a multi-faceted approach that promotes its healthy and positive messages through an educational and entertaining television series, an informative and family-friendly web site, an energizing activity and nutrition DVD series and a dynamic school-based program, “Wellsville Goes to School.”
Wellsville provides children and families with the knowledge to lead healthy and active lives by learning the value of healthy eating, the importance of regular physical activity and how to develop healthy lifestyle choices.
Wellsville Program Descriptions:
Award Winning * Weekly TV show WELLSVILLE ~ Proudly Sponsored by
Wellsville is a first-of-its-kind show combining education and entertainment (“edu-tainment”) to inspire and empower kids and families to L.E.A.P. – learn, embrace and actively practice healthy living. Segments feature get-off-your seat movements, healthy recipes, and interviews with healthy heroes, physicians and a variety of experts in a various fields. Featuring Wellsville kids and parents who represent people of all shapes, sizes, colors and abilities, this 30-minute show’s music and motivation make for can’t-miss Saturday morning TV on FOX 66 at 8 a.m
* Excellence in Broadcasting Award in the category of “Outstanding Television Program Designed For Children” from the Pennsylvania Association of Broadcasters.
Wellsville Goes to School program
This is a high-energy school assembly and classroom program that educates and motivates kids in kindergarten through third grade to eat well, move more, and feel good. Having reached thousands of kids over many years, it also has trained student leaders of middle and high school age to present the WGTS program in a classroom setting.
Wellsville DVD series
These DVDs for home and school viewing and participation take elements of our school program and TV show and put them together for the keeping. Movement, recipes, motivation, music and energy mark the segments that teach kids to feel good about themselves and others and as a result take care of their bodies well so their bodies take care of them in the future.
Monthly radio and TV spots
These brief but power-packed spots on radio and TV extend and reinforce our empowering message of healthy living in a health-hostile world. Covering topics as broad as the connection between sleep and obesity to how to sneeze properly, we make sure our community is equipped to live their best lives.
An invaluable resource, this site provides a monthly newsletter, games, sources for further reading, informative articles, resources and links to other programs with a like mind.
We pack up our wares and travel all over our community, at business fares, summer celebrations, service organization meetings, schools…you name it, we go there to put on energizing, entertaining shows, workshops and presentations to help educate and empower others to eat better, move more and feel good. Wellsville utilizes radio and TV spots to educate and motivate folks to obtain optimal health. You can watch and listen to these spots on the Wellsville website. We take a “better together” approach to all that we do with a goal of reaching one family, one child at a time.