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Health and Wellness

health wellness logo colorOur Mission

Creating healthy communities through people, parks, and programs by offering family-oriented and culturally informed health, nutrition and exercise programs, and educational opportunities that work
together to improve the quality of life for all Prince George’s County residents.

Step it Up Family Fitness Club

The Step it Up Family Fitness Club is an exercise and wellness campaign coordinated by the Prince George’s County Health Department, the M-NCPPC Department of Parks and Recreation, Prince George’s County, and the Prince George’s County Exective, Rushern L. Baker III.  We encourage all County residents to be a part of the healthy revolution and join this free running and walking club.

Participate in these 2016 Summer Programs:


Walk and Talk with the Doc is a popular community walking program.  Local health care professionals share health information and lead a group walk at four locations in Prince George’s County from April 4 – October 16.

Click here for more community walks this summer and fall.

Yoga in the Parks
offers FREE outdoor Yoga sessions from Memorial Day through Labor Day:
 
Dine and Learn: Enjoy step-by-step live cooking demonstration with a Registered Dietician, FREE food samples and fun and easy moves to keep you active for life. Dine and Learn is a partnership with the Prince George’s County Health Department, Suburban Hospital and the Prince Georges County Department of Parks and Recreation.

Get Fit Mobile will be bringing activities, sports and games for all ages to your local parks and trails!

Health and Wellness Zones: Stop by your Health and Wellness Zone and try exciting activities for all ages! Enjoy free events and activities on designated days at the Health and Wellness Zones at College Park, Tucker Road and Watkins Park. From hula hoops to hiking to horsehoes, the Zones have something for everyone!
Have fun, stay fit and keep your heart healthy with these activities! 

The Prince George’s County Department of Parks and Recreation offers fun, family oriented programs year round for all ages. For more information, call 301-699-2255; TTY 301-699-2544.