Development Recreation (CD-REC), General Fitness, Healthy City Fall River,
and the Fall River YMCA are joining together and challenging
adults who live, work or attend school in Fall River to get fit, healthy, prevent Type
2 diabetes and pledge to collectively lose more than a ton of weight (2000 lbs)!
What’s the challenge all
Fitness participants will gain access to
programs and fitness centers throughout the city for little or no cost—programs that will help them learn to eat well, lose weight, get fit,
prevent diabetes and other diseases and win some great prizes!
Who can participate?
The Fall River Fitness Challenge is open to
all adults who live, work or attend school in Fall River. Join with a buddy, by yourself or form a team!
How do I sign up?
at our Challenge kick-off on Saturday January 8, 2011 from
10AM- 2PM at the CD-REC facility located at 72 Bank Street to sign up, weigh
in, and learn more about the Challenge!
There will also be a Health and Wellness Fair during the sign-up time. You
can register for the Challenge for $2 and receive a wrist band that will give
you discounts at program sites. You
also sign up at CD REC, 72 Bank Street or at the YMCA anytime until January 30th.
Some worksites will also be holding registrations.
How can I win?
Each time you or your team takes advantage of one of the
challenge programs, show your fitness challenge wristband to get entrance
into the program at a discounted rate! The more times you participate in
any of the programs, the better chance you have of winning and staying
How often do I weigh in?
twice a month at CD-REC or at a designated worksite location throughout the city and record your weight!
Each time you weigh in you will be entered into a raffle to win a prize
at the Finale.
is my weight tracked?
can set goals and track any of six fitness indicators (Activity, Weight,
Smoking, Diet, Blood Pressure and Blood Glucose) on the personal
Check-In Activity Record sheet that can be downloaded from this site, or
by logging on as a member of www.MyFallRiver.org
and picking the Fitness Challenge group option which will make a
tracking page available to you. Worksite team captains at designated
worksites will also record
and track team member weights on the website.
call CD-REC at 508-679-0922 or the Diabetes Association Inc. at 508-672-5671.