Ouachita Well | Promoting Healthier Living CHALLENGE FOR A HEALTHIER LOUISIANA
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Lousiana Foundation

Ouachita Well | 5210 Challenge

What is Ouachita Well?

A partnership with the YMCA of Northeast Louisiana, the Ouachita Parish Police Jury, Ouachita Parish School Board, and the cities of Monroe & West Monroe.  Our mission is to reduce obesity in the parish by encouraging physical activity and better eating habits. The project compliments the YMCA's national 5210 program. The strategies being encouraged are known to have a positive impact on obesity levels.

Made Possible By

Servings of Fruits
& Vegetables



Hours or Less of
Screen Time


Hour of Daily
Physical Activity


No Sugar
Sweetened Beverages

Portion Size Matters

Walking Is Healthy

Important Links

Center for Disease Control

Louisiana DHH

YMCA of Northeast Louisiana

Pennington Biomedical Research Center

Monroe City River Market

Kiroli Park



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I Agree To Take The 52:10


Linda Trimble

Weekly Health Tip

Take the 52:10 Challenge

City of West Monroe Ouachita Parish School System City of Monroe Ouachita Parish Police Jury YMCA of Northeast Louisiana

Do your children consume sugary drinks and snacks on a daily basis? If so, they could be consuming thousands of empty nutritional calories each week. Help them to reach and maintain a healthy weight by reserving those sweet treats for special occasions or use them as rewards. Lets all be Ouachita Well. Watch the Reducing Sugary Sweetened Beverages video below.