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Let's Move April 21

Release Date: April 09, 2018

Cora Zaletel

Executive Director, External Affairs

Colorado State University-Pueblo

719-549-2810

Colorado State University-Pueblo hosts “Let’s Move” Day for Pueblo youth April 21

PUEBLO – 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 21 on the CSU-Pueblo campus. The event will be held at Massari Arena beginning with registration at 8:15 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 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 sixth year CSU-Pueblo has hosted the “Let’s Move” event on campus.

The event is co-sponsored by the Colorado S.H.A.P.E. (Society of Health and Physical Education); the Colorado Governor’s Council for Active and Healthy Living; and the Society of Health and Physical Educations S.H.A.P.E. America, and the CSU-Pueblo Student Recreation Center.

For more information regarding this event, contact Marley at karen.marley@csupueblo.edu.

 

Colorado State University-Pueblo is committed to excellence, setting the standard for regional comprehensive universities in teaching, research, and service by providing leadership and access for its region, while maintaining its commitment to diversity.
 
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