How to Host a Virtual Step Challenge

A simple way to stay sane, healthy and connected

Whether your work life has changed or not, most all of us are under additional stress these days. Often, stepping away for a bit is the best way to refocus. Active SWV’s Workplace Wellness program has received several requests to help create Virtual Step Challenges as a way for co-workers to stay sane, healthy, and connected. So we decided to put together this little ...

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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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Creating a Bike/Walk Community: What is a BPAC?

Chances are, if you are reading this, you may be interested in making your community a more bicycle and pedestrian friendly place. This will be a much easier process if you can work with others who are also interested in community improvements. Finding the right leaders to champion the cause can make all the difference. No one can guarantee ...

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Beckley Justify the Pie Bike

Image may contain: text and outdoorYou can Justify the Pie you are about to have on Thanksgiving by joining us for a 3 mile bike ride on the McManus Rail Trail in Beckley. Bring your bike and helmet at meet us at the 3rd Ave parking lot, across from the State Farm office in Uptown Beckley.

Community Captain Amy will be there to greet you and answer any questions about the ride. Amy is knowledgeable in local places ...

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Active SWV Trail Work Day – Nicholas County

Image may contain: one or more people, outdoor, text and natureHelp Active SWV maintain trails in our public lands! Active Southern West Virginia and the New River Gorge Trail Alliance are working together to maintain area hiking and biking trails as part of NRGTA’s $1.4 million ARC grant.

What: Maintain the Fork Mountain Trail in Monongahela National Forest. Work will involve digging a drainage ditch in the mud, and clipping and trimming vegetation away from the ...

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Active SWV Trail Work Day – Fayette County

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Be part of the building crew for our multi-county connecting trails.
Active Southern West Virginia and the New River Gorge Trail Alliance are working together to maintain area hiking and biking trails as part of NRGTA’s $1.4 million ARC grant.

What: Maintain hiking and biking trails in Babcock State Park. Work will involve clipping and trimming vegetation away from the trail, and digging in ...

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Connector Path Open; WVU Tech to YMCA

WVU Tech students have easy access to YMCA

The City of Beckley, in its efforts to develop pedestrian and bicycle friendly infrastructure and safe streets, has taken an important step to welcome WVU Tech students to town. The City has opened a connector path from the WVU Tech campus to the YMCA, where students will enjoy membership privileges and use of all YMCA facilities.

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