Get Active Archive

Have you heard?  “Sitting” is the new smoking, according to those who know the health risks of a sedentary lifestyle.  Being sedentary can lead to diseases that are killing people in numbers equal to or greater than cancer, which is linked to smoking.  So, put down the remote, get off the couch and come join us – the weather is great and trails and parks abound.

Get Active Resources

Local student artwork encourages pedestrians, cyclists and drivers to be safe.

Using Walk Safe, a curriculum developed by the University of Miami, students learn how to walk safely to school, the bus stop, a friend’s house, the library and throughout the community. Walk Safe encourages students to draw what they’ve learned, awarding winning posters from grade levels K/1, 2/3 and 4/5.

Move60 Challenge Member has lost 100 Pounds - Walked around the World!

Move60 Challenge Member, Rob Buchanan, has lost 100 pounds and is winning back his health through walking and healthy changes.

Bike to Work Day a BIG Success - Perfect Weather and a Perfect Ride!

In spite of rain and a gray morning, hundreds of people biked…

Winter Park Bike to Work Day - March 7th

Like to Bike?! Join us for Bike to Work Day on March 7 in Winter Park. Come solo or recruit your team and join the fun. Free t-shirts, fun and a healthy, happy hour at Boca. Click image to learn more.

Move60 Spring Challenge: 60-Day Fun, Fitness & Prizes - Mar. 1 - Apr. 29

Get fit while having fun - walk, bike, swim, garden or do Zumba, Yoga or Pilates. Just pledge to get moving for 60 days and win great prizes!

Eatonville in Running for $25,000 Culture of Health Prize

A prestigious Culture of Health Prize from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation will soon be announced and our own Eatonville is in the running. See what the town that recently had a 24.2% rate of diabetes is doing to become a truly healthy community.

MOVE60 Challenge Winners Announced - Participants Walk equivalent distance to 8.1 Times around earth

The biggest challenge yet draws more people into the MOVEment and rewards teams and individuals for taking steps to improve their health. See who won...

More than 1,500 Individuals and 124 Teams Get Moving in Move60 Challenge

More than 1,500 participants and 124 teams got moving in this fall's Move60 Challenge. Teams large and small, individuals, schools and faith groups all got in on the active fun. Read more...

Roads, Trails and SunRail - Biking in Central FL

A group ride with FDOT and area leaders offered a look at some good (and some not so good) roads, trails and sidewalks that connect local biking routes...

2,200 participate in International Walk to School Day - a new record!

Kids walked and rolled in record numbers on International Walk…