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

Bike to Work Day WP - March 8, 2017

Wherever you live and work – ride to work! Afterwards adult riders are invited to a group ride and social hour at Park Social...

Check Out Biking with Jody, Community Librarian

"I love being on a bicycle - it's very freeing and uplifting. It makes me feel healthy, like I'm doing something good for my body and mind.” Hear more from Jody about why she likes biking to work.

Why One Bike Commuter Prefers Going the Extra Mile(s)

Looking to make your work commute a happier one? Alaina might have the answer.

Meet a Man Who Bikes 32 Miles to/from Work Daily & LOVES It

Could you ride your bike from Dr. Phillips to Winter Park – every day? Twice a day? Meet Travis, who does just that – with a smile.

TGIBF - Thank God It's (Bike) Friday!

Join the bike to work movement by pedaling to work on Fridays. It’s already casual – now make it fun! Join us starting Fridays, Nov. 20th!

Walking Summit Attracts 500: Features HCF Speakers

From real estate values, retail sales and crime reduction to measurable health improvements, walking and walkability are what's good for U.S. cities.

4th Annual Sole Challenge Winners Announced

In addition to healthy fun, this year’s Sole Challenge, an annual walk full of great family activities, offered cash incentives for groups who brought out the most walkers.

4th Annual Sole Challenge Attracts Nearly 750 Participants

From toddlers to near centenarians, walkers of all ages, fitness levels and communities join together for healthy fun

Students and Community Get A+ on International Walk to School Day

Nearly 200 students at Lakemont Elementary School walked with elected officials, parents and teachers on a gorgeous fall “Walktober” day to mark International Walk to School Day.

Surgeon General Call to Action: Walk!

In addition to increasing property values and reducing crime (more “eyes on the streets”), walkable communities offer residents significant mental and physical health benefits.