Community Recreation, Fitness and Parks

STRATEGY 1
Communities should develop new, and enhance existing, community recreation, fitness, and park programs that provide and promote healthy physical activity opportunities for diverse users across the lifespan. (RFP-1)

TACTICS:

  • Conduct periodic evaluation of existing community physical activity programs to ensure that all community members have the opportunity to engage in evidence-based/informed physical activity promoting programs, and develop new programs as gaps in coverage are identified.  (RFP-1.1)
  • Provide and prioritize evidence-based and evidence-informed physical activity program interventions in the community recreation, fitness, and park contexts that are targeted toward preventing and managing common chronic disease conditions. (RFP-1.2)
  • Work with the public health and medical communities to promote evidence-based or evidence-informed exercise is medicine or park prescription programs, which encourage youth and families to be physically activity indoors and outdoors. (RFP-1.3)
  • Develop partnerships with school districts and local businesses to offer physical activity programs before and after school/work, with special attention given to diverse and underserved populations.  (RFP-1.4)

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