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

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

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

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.

Bike to Work Day WP - March 7, 2017

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

The Simple Life is a Bike Ride Away

Tom Tarvin might have a short ride to work – but it comes with a long list of benefits.

2015-16 Walk90 Winner Walked over 1,080 miles

Can you imagine walking the distance from Orlando to New York City in 90 days? This year's Walk90 winner, Lisa Blount, did just that.

Reading and Riding - A Great Combination for this Librarian

Originally from Great Britain, Jonathan Miller, Director of the Library at Rollins, was looking for a job and community that would enable him walk or bike to work. He found that in Winter Park where he bikes to Rollins most days of the week – and loves it.

Bike to Work Day in Winter Park Attracts Nearly 140 for Group Ride

Nearly 140 riders flooded Winter Park streets and enjoyed a group ride to celebrate Bike to Work Day and Bike Month in Florida.

$25,000 available in 2016 Health Innovation Grants

Great networking, cutting edge health information and the opportunity to receive grants totaling $25,000 in all. Mark your calendar for May 11.

43 Entries in Student Video Contest - Winners Announced Soon!

A panel of professional judges met to review 43 videos submitted for the contest. Winners of $350 in cash prizes will be announced soon! Stay tuned....

Video Winners Announced - 7 Local Middle School Students Recognized

Seven winners were announced in HCF's first-ever middle-school video contest promoting walking and biking to school safely. Check out these very creative young actors and directors! Cash prizes were awarded for the top three videos.