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Healthier You Sponsored Activities & Weekly Challenges

Healthier You Sponsored Activities and Weekly Challenges are designed to allow participants to learn and explore new things. Healthier You Sponsored Activities are free and open to the public, promoting healthy lifestyles through an activity or education session. Weekly Challenges encourage participants to discover new ways to improve their overall well-being and health through other dimensions of wellness.

Healthier You Sponsored Activities will be EVERY Saturday morning this year!

(Most HYSA's will start at 10AM, unless otherwise noted in the newsletter and flyer. Most HYSA's are appropriate for ages 5+, unless otherwise noted.)

Week 1 Jan. 30th - Feb. 5th  Challenge Practice one small random act of kindness and show gratitude towards those you interact with daily. 
 Feb. 4th  H.Y.S.A. Cross Country Ski Clinic with Michelle Cullen @ 1:00PM @ HHES Ski Loop
 BONUS Feb. 3rd    Cross Country Skiing 101 with the Nordic Ski Club @ 7:00PM @ PWSC H&FC
BONUS Feb. 4th    Walk With A Doc. @ 9AM @ The Civic Center
 Week 2  Feb. 6th - Feb. 12th Challenge Eat five serving of fruits/vegetables each day.
Feb. 11th H.Y.S.A Packing Healthy Lunches with Gianna Gusti @ 10:00AM @ Teen & Community Center
BONUS Feb. 8th   Healthy Cooking Class @ 6:00PM @ Teen & Community Center 
 Week 3 Feb. 13th - Feb. 19th Challenge Go to bed early this week! Get a full 8-10 hours each night.
Feb. 18th H.Y.S.A Wearable Technology Workshop with C.V.T @ 10:00AM @ PWSC H&FC
BONUS Feb. 18th    PWSC H&FC Free Admission - 9:00AM-8:45PM
BONUS  Feb. 18th   Walk With A Doc. @ 9AM @ The Civic Center
 Week 4 Feb. 20th - Feb. 26th Challenge Find a 30-60 minute physical activity to do with your family, partner, friends or H.Y. Team.
Feb. 25th H.Y.S.A Zipfy Races @ 11:00AM @ Salmonberry Ski Hill. Pre-register from Jan. 28th - Feb. 24th @ www.ci.valdez.ak.us/ZipfyRaces
 Week 5 Feb. 27th - Mar. 5th Challenge Get Outside Everyday - Spend at least 30 minutes outside everyday this week.
Mar. 4th H.Y.S.A Giant Ski Races @ 10:00AM on Fairbanks Dr. Pre-register from Jan. 28th - Mar. 3rd @ www.ci.valdez.ak.us/GiantSkiRaces  
 Week 6 Mar. 6th - Mar. 12th Challenge Check out online budgeting tools; seek out financial professionals to help you reach your financial goals.
Mar. 11th H.Y.S.A Yoga with Michelle Worby @ 10:00AM @ PWSC H&FC 
 Week 7 Mar. 13th - Mar. 19th Challenge Check your home, yard, classroom or job site for safety hazards. Report or fix them.
  Mar. 18th H.Y.S.A Longevity Stick with Donna Lane @ 10:00AM @ PWSC H&FC
Week 8  Mar. 20th - Mar. 26th Challenge Drink the recommended daily servings of water.
Mar. 25th H.Y.S.A Swimming Clinic@ 10:00AM @ the Swimming Pool
 Week 9 Mar. 27th - Apr. 2nd Challenge Determine your target heart rate and try to reach it three times this week.
  Apr. 1st H.Y.S.A Tabata with Sarah Jorgenson-Owen @ 10:00AM @ PWSC H&FC
 Week 10 Apr. 3rd - Apr. 9th Challenge Explore a new talent or skill - try something new that you've always wanted to.
  Apr. 8th  H.Y.S.A Rock Climbing @ 10:00AM @ Middle School Rock Wall
BONUS Apr. 9th   3 on 3 Basketball Tournament @ 1:00PM @ HHES Gym
 Week 11 Apr. 10th - Apr. 16th Challenge Find one way to volunteer, mentor or improve your community.
Apr. 15th H.Y.S.A Community Garden Workshop @ 10:00AM @ Teen & Community Center
 Week 12 Apr. 17th - Apr. 22nd Challenge Finish Strong- get your Final Check-In for Program Completion.  
Apr. 22nd H.Y.S.A Peter Cottontail 5K Fun Run @ 10AM @ Teen & Community Center

      



The Healthier You Sponsored Activities and Weekly Challenges will also be listed weekly in the E-Newsletter, on the Special Events Calendar, on the Welcome page at www.healthieryouvaldez.com, and on our Facebook page.

By attending and participating in Healthier You Sponsored Activities, participants receive 4 Sponsored Activity points. Participants will add 4 total points to their Weekly Log total for each Sponsored Activity they attend, not 4 points plus activity points for the sponsored event.

By attending and participating in Healthier You BONUS Activities, participants receive 2 EXTRA Bonus points. Participants will add 2 points to their weekly log for each Bonus Activity they attend.

By accomplishing a Healthier You Weekly Challenge, participants receive 5 Weekly Challenge Activity points. Participants will add 5 total points to their Weekly Log, by selecting the correct Weekly Challenge from the Activity drop-down box at www.healthieryouvaldez.com.

Parks & Recreation has final say on approval of all Healthier You Sponsored Activities. If you have an activity that you think should be a Healthier You Sponsored Activity event, please contact Healthier You Admin




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