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Stretch-n-Grow of McHenry & Lake

Shelley Ancheta - Owner/Director
Cary, IL 60013
(847) 271-6320  |

Shelley is the Owner and Director of Stretch-n-Grow of McHenry and Lake Counties. Shelley has led health related enrichment programs around the Chicagoland area for close to 10 years. She has a passion for teaching children the joy of living a healthy lifestyle. Shelley, along with her team of Coaches, are certified Youth Fitness Instructors and participate in continuing education classes. The entire staff shares a genuine love of children and is dedicated to improving the quality of life for our future generations.


 "We added the Stretch-N-Grow program at Friendship House in September of 2011.  The children have embraced it and look forward to exercising and talking about healthy food choices.  It is a wonderful addition to our nutrition program!"

Cheryl R, Director, Friendship House, Crystal Lake, IL
"Thank you for this incredible program! Our son talks about healthy eating and exercise all the time now. It's so cool."

Michelle, Parent - Crystal Lake, IL
"Jeffrey has been LOVING Stretch-n-Grow! He looks forward to every Thursday and the class is a good motivator for getting him up in the morning. He comes home with his handout and wants to tell us all about what he learned that day. SNG is definitely the bright spot in his week!"

Leslie F., Parent - Lake in the Hills, IL
"Thank you for being such a wonderful influence on our son. He absolutely loves going to Stretch-n-Grow and I can tell you every week he counts down the day's until the next Stretch n Grow day. So thank you from the bottom our hearts"

Laurie B., Parent - Crystal Lake, IL
"Braden absolutely LOVES the program and comes home every week excited to show us what he's learned. We're happy to see the excitement he has for the program and are happy he's getting a structured fitness program too"

April E., Parent - Huntley, IL
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Program Information

Stretch-n-Grow (SNG) is an internationally renowned program designed to promote exercise and wellness for children. SNG launched in 1992 and has since become the world's leading provider of children's fitness, nutrition and educational movement programs serving children in thousands of cities in 20 countries.

Whether you are a school who wants to offer our "EXERciting" programs or a parent interested in getting your child more active and physically fit, we can meet your needs! Our programs are hosted by school partners, churches and community centers throughout Cook, Lake and McHenry Counties.

Look Who’s Stretching-n-Growing With Us!

Cook & Lake Counties

Bright Horizons at Arlington Heights
Shepherd's Flock Intergenerational Child Care, Arlington Hts.
Noah's Ark Christian Preschool, Barrington
Barrington Community Childcare Center, Barrington
4Kids Child Care Learning Center, Grayslake
Kiddy Garden, Hawthorn Woods
Tutor Time, Lake Zurich
Little Saints Christian Preschool, Palatine
La Petite Academy, Round Lake Beach

McHenry County

Algonquin Preschool, Algonquin
Rogys Learning Place, Algonquin
Tutor Time, Algonquin
Friendship House, Crystal Lake
Kids 'R' Kids, Crystal Lake
Purple Moose Enrichment Preschool, Crystal Lake
La Petite Academy, Crystal Lake
St. Paul's Christian Preschool, Crystal Lake
La Petite Academy, Lake in the Hills
Childtime at Centregra Hospital Campus, McHenry
Chesterbrook Academy, Village of Lakewood

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