We’re Better Together: The benefits of group exercise

For me, exercise is a lot like washing the dishes. Sometimes you don’t want to do it, but you always feel better after you do; if you have a routine and keep up with it, it’s pretty easy, but if you wait and let the dishes pile up, it can feel a little bit daunting; and it’s a lot more fun if you do it with some friends!

We are told time and time again about the ...

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RACE DAY: Summersville Elementary School Active SWV Kids Run Club

Active SWV Kids Run Club’s are made possible by dedicated facility volunteers willing to meet with the club once a week. Facility volunteers are provided coaches training with Active SWV staff and given a day to day manual with program outlines. Students at elementary age are finding great rewards with the all inclusive, non-competitive nature of the club. 

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AmeriCorps VISTA Position Available with Active SWV

Active Southern West Virginia is currently accepting applications for an AmeriCorps VISTA position to facilitate the recruiting, programming, mentoring, training, and tracking of our Community Captain program in addition to supporting regional special events. 

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The Active Southern WV Development and Outreach VISTA member will build the capacity of Active Southern WV by developing and implementing the plan for physical activities and organized exercise for underserved communities in Southern ...

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