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.
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.