If you’ve thought about becoming an Active SWV Community Captain, but haven’t felt brave enough to try, why not do it with a friend? Come out to any of Active SWV’s extensive list of free physical activities, ...Continue Reading →
The Active SWV Kids Run Club program teaches kids the skills and confidence they need to lead healthy, physically active lives beyond their time in the program. This free, 6-8-week club creates a supportive, inclusive, and non-competitive environment for children to learn about running and develop a love of being physically active. Through hands on instruction from trained volunteer ‘Coaches’, kids learn how to properly warm up, cool down, stretch, run, and fuel their bodies while building both teamwork ...Continue Reading →
Community Captians are ...Continue Reading →
How many other volunteer opportunities can say the same thing? Serving as an Active SWV Kids Run Club Coach allows you to run around and be physically active with kids, all the while serving as an incredible role model to teach youth of the Southern West Virginia about the importance of health.
Active SWV Kids Run Clubs. Be a part of the movement.
Looking to improve your own fitness AND volunteer at the same time? Ready to share your love for physical activity with others? Be an Active SWV Kids Run Club Coach!
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Active SWV is looking for community members to serve as ...Continue Reading →
This month we are highlighting Camp Brookside Community Captain Lauren Meade to both show appreciation for her service and to showcase a little bit of her story. We hope it will resonate with some of our readers and motivate them to start their journey toward a healthy and active lifestyle change. We strongly believe that without the hard work and dedication of our Community ...Continue Reading →
Active Southern West Virginia presents the ActiveSWV Valley Elementary School Running Club, the first round of after school programming. Principal Harrah and PE Teacher Linkous will facilitate the program with support from the staff at ActiveSWV. Weekly after school training’s will work to prepare the kids for a one mile competition on October 7th.
The big race day will be Wednesday October 7th at 4:30pm at Valley Elementary School. The team will have healthy snacks after school and begin their ...Continue Reading →
Volunteerism strengthens communities in so many ways. Outside of the obvious benefits of helping organizations in your community support the most dire needs of the those around you, research also shows that it is good for you, saves resources, provides opportunity for professional development, brings people together, promotes personal growth, provides a learning experience, and encourages civic responsibility. What’s not to love? And the best part is the smile on the faces of those you are serving, and knowing no ...Continue Reading →