GoKids Boston

Empowering Kids to Grow Up Healthy

GoKids Boston is a unique fitness resource for children based at UMass Boston’s College of Nursing and Health Sciences. We provide exciting, fun programs for Boston area children and youth aimed at preventing and treating obesity. 

GoKids Boston embodies innovation and leadership in youth health through life-changing programs, groundbreaking research, exceptional training opportunities, and dedication to the community.

About Us

We are driven to improve the health, wellness, and overall outlook for adolescents, pre-teens, and teens.

  • We provide »

    Our facility provides kids personalized instruction and support so they can become more physically active and improve fitness.

  • We keep kids moving »

    Our programs keep kids moving and show them great life skills for a healthy future.

  • We stand out »

    Our work stands out because it is informed by the latest science and overseen by physicians, nurses, and health scientists.

  • We embrace »

    We embrace UMass Boston's urban mission, and focus on reducing health-disparities in underserved families.

  • We're in the community »

    Click here to see EHS Department Chair Ron Iannotti talk about how teens are getting healthier and are being more active.