removing barriers

Monthly free programs

Check out all the monthly programs we have available!

Dates/times/locations are subject to change. For a full calendar of events with program updates, descriptions, and driving directions, please click here.

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Active SWV is looking for new program sponsors. Each month we feature a business or organization in our Monthly Newsletter and Program Calendar.
Sponsorship funds go directly to supporting physical activity programs and weekly community events. If your business or organization is interested in directly supporting community programming for $100 per one month, please message us on Facebook or email us at

Thanks to our June Program Sponsor!

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wellness creates jobs.

Active Southern West Virginia is a non-profit providing an ecosystem of physical activity for the residents of southern West Virginia, by offering programs led by trained volunteers from within the communities they serve. By removing barriers, individuals are empowered to manage their own health in underserved coal-impacted communities, resulting in a healthier workforce.

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Now Hiring: Development Director

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