April 08, 2017
08:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Students and faculty in the Exercise Science, Health Promotion, and Recreation Department at Colorado State University-Pueblo will host a day dedicated to promoting active, healthy lifestyles for children in kindergarten through 8th grade. The event is free of charge.
As part of the national “Let’s Move” campaign, CSU-Pueblo will lead a day of free activities, demonstrations, and access to health-related vendors from 9 a.m. to noon on Saturday, April 8 on the CSU-Pueblo campus. The event will be held at Massari Arena beginning with registration at 8:30 a.m. A full range of activities and demonstrations will be featured between 9 a.m. and noon including but not limited to rock wall climbing, bouncy house, yoga, and other sport activities, as well as booths by several health-related vendors. The first 300 participants will receive a free t-shirt and goodie bag.
The Let’s Move – Active Schools program is a comprehensive initiative launched in 2010 by Former First Lady Michelle Obama, dedicated to solving the challenge of childhood obesity within a generation, said EXHP faculty member Karen Marley. This is the fifth year CSU-Pueblo has hosted the “Let’s Move” event on campus.