Fit City Fit City is an initiative between the City of Valparaiso, the Mayor’s Office, and Valpo Parks. Fit City programs focus on four key areas for improvement in your life:
B O DY • C H A R A C T E R • C O M M U N I T Y • M I N D HEART HEALTHY MEDITERRANEAN EATING MADE EASY Ages: 18+ Location: Indiana Beverage Activity Center
DATES DAY TIME FEE Sep 16 – Oct 7 M 7 – 8:15 pm $99 This 4-week class provides everything you need to know to eat proven heart healthy foods inspired by foods of Italy, Greece, France, Spain and the Middle East. Classes are fun and informative. Taught by Mari J Hahn, Certified Health Coach, Board Certified Massage Therapist and Author.
FIT CITY CHALLENGE Ages: 18+ Location:Various
DATES DAY TIME FEE Nov 1 – Dec 31 Various Various $25
Valpo Parks, Fit City & the Valparaiso Family YMCA Togetherhood® committee have teamed up to bring Togetherhood Libraries to you! These free-standing structures house books that are made for sharing. Just take a book, leave a book, or read a book and return it – it’s that easy! Check out the Valpo Parks Facebook page for specific library locations.
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Mark your calendar! The Fit City Challenge offers you the opportunity to take advantage of specials from local health & wellness businesses. More details coming soon.
Neighborhood Walking Routes Valparaiso offers 22.5 miles of pathways, plus 200 miles of sidewalks. Take advantage of neighborhood walking routes with Porter Health’s handy walking routes guide, which calculates the mileage for you. Check online at ValpoParks.org for more information. (see map on page 18)