Physical activity may improve your health in more ways than you may imagine. Individuals who are physically active may lower their risks for type 2 diabetes, heart disease, stroke, depression, and some forms of cancer.
Regular physical activity may also help to control your weight, strengthen your bones and muscles, improve your mood and mental health, and increase your chances of living longer.
For some people, physical activity may be hard to come by because of various barriers. It's important to keep in mind that being active doesn't mean you have to establish a gym membership. There are many resources within our community that increase access to physical activity.
Communities deserve safe places to play and be physically active. By working together and forming joint solutions, physical activity, parks and recreation, transportation, business, and education advocates can transform neighborhoods and improve physical activity environments for children and adults.
The following is a list of facilities that offer free physical activity access.