Five Fun Ways to Reach Your New Year's Goals

Monday, December 30 2019

Five Fun Ways to Reach Your New Year’s Goals

It’s the time of year where most of us resolve to live healthier, more active lives. The Community Park District has five unique ways to boost your activity levels, build friendships, and have more fun in 2020. Trying these new activities can help you stay on track and achieve your goals!

1. Men’s Wiffleball

If summer softball is what motivates you, there’s no reason to stay sidelined in the off season! The Community Park District Men’s Wiffleball League kicks off Wednesday, January 15 and will help keep your skills sharp during the winter months. Get a team together and join us for an organizational meeting on Tuesday, January 7 at 6:30pm at the Recreation center at 1501 Barnsdale Road. League fees are $120 for residents and all games take place at Park Jr. High School. Register for Men's Wiffleball here.

2. Salsa and Swing

Getting fit is more fun with someone special! Shimmy back into your skinny jeans with the Community Park District’s Salsa and Swing Dance on Tuesdays from 8-9:15pm at the Recreation Center beginning February 4. Participants can burn more than 400 calories per class as they learn new steps and improve their skills. Click here to register for Salsa and Swing.

3. Table Tennis

Join friends from the Edgeball Table Tennis Agency for 12-weeks of open Table Tennis on Mondays from 7:30-9:30pm beginning January 13. Did you know that two hours of rigorous play can burn nearly 1000 calories? Program fees are $42 for residents and pre-registration is required. Register for Table Tennis today!

4. Women’s 14” Slow-pitch Softball

Commit to some springtime activity and get your team signed up for the Community Park District’s 14” Women’s Softball League! League fees are $460 and guarantee a minimum of 10 games with play beginning May 11. Save the date for the League Organizational meeting on Tuesday, April 21 at 6:30pm. Sign up for Slo-pitch Softball here.

5. Nutrition Seminar: My Plate. How Does My Family Rate

Learn how valuable exhibiting healthy leadership habits is for your family. Join nutritionist and dietician, Tracy Williams, for this in depth seminar on planning healthy meals, discerning between facts and fads, and learning how to build a healthy lifestyle that includes everyone in your family! Fee is $20 for residents. Register for My Plate. How Does My Family Rate today!