Free Walking Group Workshop

Mission Library
3134 Roosevelt Avenue
San Antonio, 78214
April 12, 2012 - 6:00pm - 7:30pm

Information from press release:

San Antonio Metropolitan Health District’s Communities Putting Prevention to Work (CPPW) and the Mayor’s Fitness Council (MFC), along with its partners Palo Alto College and the Neighborhood Resource Center, will hold a series of free neighborhood walking group workshops throughout San Antonio.

Walking is an excellent form of physical activity and the leading choice of exercise for Americans. Walking groups provide an opportunity for members to get to know their neighbors, offer support to one another, and increase access to physical activity. Along with the MFC and its partners, CPPW has established a “train the trainer” model for Neighborhood Walking Groups.

The workshops will be led by Palo Alto College Kinesiology students who will train neighborhood volunteers to start walking groups in their neighborhoods. The workshops will consist of tips for selecting a route, safety tips, walking tips for beginners, tips on keeping members motivated, as well as tools and resources.

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For more information about the Neighborhood Walking Group Workshops, contact Christina Dahlstrom at or 207-7052.  Information is also available at
Future Workshops
Saturday, Apr. 14, 2012
10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Las Palmas Library
515 Castroville Rd.
San Antonio, TX 78237