Beth Hudspeth – February Community Captian of the Month

An Active Southern West Virginia Community Captain is a volunteer who is passionate about prioritizing physical activity. They are local individuals who make time in their lives to offer activities on a regular, dependable schedule for free. Often these individuals come to Active SWV without previous leadership experience, but quickly excel with safety training, guidance from our staff, and a large supportive community.

Every month a Community Captain is selected to receive honorable ...

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Less Screen Time and more Physical Activity! – How Children Benefit from Kids Run Clubs

At the beginning and end of each Kids Run Club season, youth participants fill out a pre and post survey answering questions about their activity levels, daily screen time, and confidence in their ability to be physically active. The collective survey data is analysed at the WVU ...

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An Active Love – Participate to Win!

Each month of 2020, Active Southern West Virginia offers a new challenge focusing on a different area of physical activity.

This February, our challenge will celebrate National Heart Health Month by focusing on aerobic activity.

According to the CDC, 1 in 3 adults in the United States ...

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Bike Walk SWV Poised for Achievement in 2020

Walking and biking are coming back in style as people are prioritizing the health of the environment and ourselves more. And Active Southern West Virginia is here for it.

For four years, Active SWV’s Bike Walk SWV program has steadily spread influence over our region. Last year boasts several mile makers including ...

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January Community Captains of the Month

Active SWV is pleased to introduce you to Jill O’Dell and Susan Walker, our January Community Captains of the Month. We caught up with Jill and Susan to talk about thier experiences with Active SWV and any advice they could offer to participants or other people who may want to get more involved with Active SWV.

Learn more about Active SWV Community Captains here.

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