Category: Exercise

November 20, 2018

Mount Hood: #OptOutside Hike November 23

Hit the trails instead of the stores this Black Friday. Choose to #OptOutside and join REI, 52 Hike Challenge and Mtn Chicks for an easy, family friendly, 5.2 mile hike. Change up your routine and bring some friends. This out and back hike is in a beautiful old growth forest in Welches. It is a relatively flat scenic hike along the Salmon River full of Douglas Firs and Western Red Cedars. This hike will have giveaways! Please make sure that you register and sign the liability waiver.

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November 20, 2018

Facebook LIVE: Take 15: Jumpstart Employee Wellness in 2019 December 18

January signifies the time for change; a new year with new healthy lifestyle resolutions. Learn how you can take advantage of this momentum to boost participation in your staff wellness initiatives. Tune into Facebook LIVE on December 18 at 3:45 PM EST for a conversation with Healthy Schools Program Manager Fancy Flores on ways to take employee wellness to the next level in 2019. In this session, Fancy will share ideas to get your colleagues excited about wellness in the new year and examples of what schools across the country are doing to promote employee wellness

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November 20, 2018

Oregon and Washington State Parks Free on Black Friday November 23

If you’re looking for a way to spend the big day with friends and family, and need some extra inspiration to get out there, perhaps it’s time to lace up your boots and hit the trails! This year on Black Friday, Oregon and Washington state parks will be free to explore, as all day use fees at state parks will be waived.

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November 9, 2018

Mount Pisgah/Eugene: National Take a Hike Day November 17

Join Eugene’s Women Who Hike Group for a hike on the west summit trail to the top of Mt. Pisgah. This trail will take the group to the left side of the mountain, around the backside with a more quiet and forested landscape, then to the summit with beautiful panoramic views of the Willamette Valley. This hike is 4 miles long.

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November 9, 2018

National Recreation and Park Association (NPRA) Instructor Training Grants for Physical Activity Programs due November 19

With the support of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), NPRA is now accepting applications for Instructor Training Grants for Physical Activity Programs. This grant allows local park and recreation agencies to train staff to implement the evidence-based physical activity programs Walk With Ease, Active Living Every Day and Fit & Strong. These programs are designed to help people with arthritis and other chronic diseases manage their conditions through physical activity engagement and health education. A total of 220 Instructor Training grants will be awarded. Applications are due Monday, November 19.

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