Fly Fishing in the Park

Join Community Captains, Fred, and learn how to master your cast in this fly fishing demo, ages 14 and up. Equipment provided. Fly Fishing will take place at Grandview, meet at the Grandview Visitor Center.

***RSVP required, call (304) 894-2129 or email [email protected]om.

Professional Fly Fishing Instructor, Ed Hayes, says “Fly Fishing is not difficult to learn. It is a fun sport you can take into a lifelong pursuit and a rewarding way to fish by imitating nature.”

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Mountain Biking in the Park

Join Active SWV Community Captain, Mara Petreich and Andrew Wagner, on the Southside Trail at Cunard for a mountain biking program. Learn the basics of biking on trails before going on a short ride. Trained volunteers will teach you how to sit on a bike and pedaling techniques. All mountain bikes and helmets will be provided, ages 14 and up.
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Sunset Yoga in the Park

Join an Active SWV Community Captain at the Main overlook, meet at Grandview Visitor Center for FREE Sunset Yoga. Be sure to wear comfortable clothes, dress for the weather and wear sturdy shoes. This is a beginner level class, mats and blocks will be provided.

For more information call (304)894-2129 or email [email protected]om.

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Rock Climbing in the Park

Join Active SWV Community Captains for a day of free, beginner climbing. Learn how to put a harness on and basic rock climbing techniques in this climbing sampler. For first time climbers only, ages 14 and up. All equipment provided. Meet a Ranger at the Canyon Rim Visitor Center for introductory talk and then carpool to the climbing site.

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Yoga Chi in the Park

Join Community Captains Julie and Lydia for a free beginner Yoga and Tai Chi Class at Canyon Rim Visitor Center. Learn to increase your flexibility and balance in this yoga/ tai chi blend. Develop calm and precise movements while overlooking the gorge. Equipment provided.

Directions: Canyon Rim Visitor Center, 162 Visitor Center Rd, Lansing, WV 25862

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June Community Captain of the Month

Meet our June Community Captain of the month Suleka Deevi.  Suleka is a new Get Active in the Park Community Captain, she leads monthly hikes and also started a weekly dog walk in Beckley. She grew up in Richmond, Virginia next to the James River.  Growing up along the river and hiking the trails, helped Suleka cultivate a passion for ...

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Get Fit at the Raleigh County Library

Join Community Captain Ryan Gilkerson at the Raleigh County Public Library the first Wednesday of every month at 5:30 pm for a free Library Fitness Class. This is a free, indoor, beginner-friendly class. Ryan will teach warm ups, stretching, flex exercises, more stretching, and proper cool down.  This class will meet the first Wednesday of every month at the Raleigh County Public Library January through March.

We encourage participants to wear comfortable clothing and tennis shoes.

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Library Fitness

12961644_1755728724659805_6654874016760902807_nJoin Community Captain Ryan Gilkerson at the Raleigh County Public Library the first Wednesday of every month at 5:30pm for a free Library Fitness Class. This is a beginner-friendly class, Ryan will teach warm ups, stretching, flex exercises, more stretching, and proper cool down.  This class will meet the first Wednesday of every month at the Raleigh County Public Library January through March.

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Join the Active SWV Movement in 2017

Active SWV New Year’s Challenge

With the new year comes new challenges, Active SWV is challenging you to get active in 2017 and join a free program in your area. We are offering several opportunities for people to get started for free, make a commitment to yourself! According to the U.S. Surgeon General, “Engaging in regular physical activity is one of the most important things that people of all ages can do to improve their health. Physical activity strengthens ...

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