As Active SWV prepares for the upcoming fall Kids Run Club season, we have been working to provide free opportunities for kids to be active both virtually and in person.
Adventure Days in the Fayetteville Town Park
Active Southern West Virginia seeks to improve the health of southern West Virginians by increasing opportunities for physical activity. Our multifaceted approach includes:
Stephanie Hill Active SWV Virtual Participant of the Month
Before Covid-19, Stephanie Hill was attending the REFIT at Central Headstart in Beckley 2-3 days a week for the last year and a half. Active SWV Community Captains have tried new and inventive ways to keep participants engaged during this ...Continue Reading →
This June we are featuring Scarbro, WV as the Community of the Month. Scarbro is located in Fayette County in close proximately to New River Gorge recreation destinations, rail trails, Plum Orchard Lake, and offers community programming including Active SWV Gentle Yoga ...Continue Reading →
Active SWV would like to introduce you to the May Community Captain of the Month, Vickie Aliff. Vickie is the woman behind the camera posting all the amazing hiking trail videos on the Active SWV Bulletin Board Facebook page. Let’s learn a little more about Vickie and her passion for hiking and teaching.
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Active SWV staff and Community Captains have been working hard to provide alternatives to staying active while physically distancing. One of the current online challenges anyone can participate in is the Move Your Way, Southern WV Challenge – Extended Edition. This online challenge asks everyone to look through the Move Your Way(sm) educational website and use the Activity Tracker to make a plan for the week to meet ...Continue Reading →
As a new feature to our monthly newsletter, we will be highlighting a small coal-impacted community with the intent of introducing their residents and neighbors to the Active SWV mission of improving health through physical activity. Our nation once depended on the hard work of these communities to power the industrial revolution and we cannot forget their importance. And if, in the process, we can identify potential volunteer Community Captains in these ...Continue Reading →