Families in Lincolnshire - where childhood obesity is above the national average - will be offered ten-week courses to tackle the problem.
East Lindsey District Council will hold fitness and healthy eating lessons.
A report published earlier this month showed more than a quarter of children in Lincolnshire aged between 4 and 5, are now classed as overweight or obese.
The problem is also slightly more prevalent in boys than girls.
More top news
Windy with rain clearing to showers and some sunny spells.
A pensioner from Halesowen says he is still in contact with his wife - despite her dying last May.
Breezy and rather cloudy this evening and overnight.