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In Neighborhood

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In Neighborhood

For free, low-cost and easy-to-get-to physical activity opportunities, you may have to look no farther than your own backyard. 


Find Out More

  • Research Your Options. Check with your schools, explore community education programs, parks and recreation programs, 4-H youth programs, YMCA programs and local sports team programs.
  • Use Natural Resources. Take advantage of your schools' playgrounds, track, tennis court, basketball courts and other open areas, skate parks, bicycle and walking trails, hiking routes, community pools, playgrounds sledding hills and public parks in your area. These are all great places for families to have fun and get fit together!