To increase opportunities for physical activity, the Pennsylvania Department of Health has partnered with the University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health Center for Public Health Practice to create a network of fun, fact-filled, community-based walking routes and walking groups. The City of York – Bureau of Health is proud to be the local partner for WalkWorks!
- Identifies and promotes safe walking routes;
- Offers social support through guided, community-based walking groups;
- Helps schools develop walk-to-school programs; and
- Addresses local policies to increase safe walking routes.
UPDATE: Now recruiting Walking Group volunteers for WalkWorks York County! Lead the walking revolution in York County, PA! Volunteers should be ready to lead at least one walk per week on a designated WalkWorks route or create your own walking route in your neighborhood. Be ready to use your can-do attitude to lead, encourage, motivate, and recruit new walkers. If interested, contact Nicole Smith at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 717-849-2299.
Register for Walker Tracker!
Walker Tracker’s digital tracking functions provide a more accessible opportunity for personal accountability, as well as an online community for continuous motivational support!
Click here for more information about PA WalkWorks
Funding for this program is provided by the University of Pittsburgh Center for Public Health Practice and the Pennsylvania Department of Health through the Preventive Health and Health Services Block Grant from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.