The summer to fall season is one of my favorite transitions. I begin to look forward to those crisp fall days, watching the leaves work their magic, cozying up in a big soft blanket with a warm beverage in ...Continue Reading →
Active SWV Community Captain volunteers are trained to lead others in safe physical activity and be the social support needed to increase positive behavior changes. These peer-to-peer interventions offer free activities across many locations to remove common barriers specific to southern West Virginia; fee based activities, drive time, lack of knowledge ...Continue Reading →
It is our mission to increase opportunities for physical activity throughout schools, businesses, communities, and across all ages. The Active SWV Workplace Wellness program will ...Continue Reading →
Community Captians are ...Continue Reading →
The Active SWV Kids Run Program seeks to improve the health outcomes of southern West Virginian youth by empowering them with the opportunities, skills, and knowledge to be physically active. The central goal of the Active SWV Kids Run Club Program is to instill healthy habits in our area’s youth and to get them excited about running and physical activity. Active SWV believes that all West Virginian youth deserve to live happy, healthy ...Continue Reading →
Employers in southern West Virginia can improve the health of their employees by participating in the Active Southern West Virginia Workplace Wellness program. Many people spend a significant portion of their lives at work, which is why it is imperative workplaces prioritize health initiatives that are simple to understand, are not expensive to implement, and last beyond onetime events.
This program will provide structure and support for a multi-year approach to increase physical activity in the workplace ...Continue Reading →
Active Southern West Virginia (Active SWV) Kids Run Clubs seek to help kids to develop an enjoyment and understanding of exercise, while learning healthy habits that extend beyond the program. Participants learn the importance of maintaining an active lifestyle, team building, and techniques for being a healthy runner in a 6-8 week program that emphasizes confidence building and inclusivity.
“My favorite thing about Run Club is that it not only inspires the kids, but also inspires me, ...Continue Reading →
Volunteering can be a rewarding experience, but do you know just how beneficial it can be not only for your community but for your health, your career, social relationships, and overall quality of life?Continue Reading →
Active Southern West Virginia is pleased to announce the appointment of Erin Ellis-Reid as Director – Community Outreach. Erin succeeds Becka Lee, who was instrumental in building the foundation of the Community Captain program.
A native of Wyoming County, Erin shares her home in Oak Hill with her husband and three children. For the past 13 years, Erin has served multiple roles at Ace Adventures; CPR/First Aid/ACA Swift Water Rescue certified, experience in ...Continue Reading →