COMMITTEES

GET FIT WESTON

2012 Coordinators:  Larry Herman, Carolyn Burk, Neal Kalis, Bob McGrath, Joe Roth

 

 

In 2010, the Rotary Club of Weston launched a community-wide initiative to make Weston the “Fittest City in Florida.” The autumn program is built on a health and fitness theme in conjunction with and leading up to the club’s annual holiday season Run for Tomorrow 5K and Half Marathon races in December. Race participants can also participate in Get Fit Weston as part of their registration, if they choose.

 

Get Fit Weston comprises a partnership between the Weston Rotary Club, The City of Weston, The Weston YMCA Family Center, and a host of area fitness centers and health partners. Beginning in October, the program offers community residents access to training programs, classes, health evaluations, screenings, testing and online education designed to help them adopt healthier lifestyles and become more physically fit through special, reduced rate packages.

 

Many of the classes focus on children, families, and individuals with little or no workout experience. Our goal is to raise awareness of healthy lifestyle choices and get residents better prepared to run or walk in Run for Tomorrow events. Young or young-at-heart, seasoned athlete or fitness routine beginner, there is something for everyone. You can participate in Run for Tomorrow events, the Get Fit program, or both!

 

A very special component of the Rotary Get Fit program is our partnership with the Weston YMCA Family Center and the Broward YMCA program known as YFit. Some of the proceeds from the Rotary Run for Tomorrow fundraiser have been used to bring Rotary YFit into Weston elementary schools, with a goal of having a Rotary YFit program in all Weston primary schools eventually. The YFit program gets kids engaged in high quality, inclusive, fun physical activity and increases their social and sports skills – bringing physical fitness activities to schools at a time when many are cutting back on badly needed PE classes.

 

  

For information about our participating fitness partners and class schedules, or to register for Get Fit 2012, click here

 

2012 Get Fit Schedule

 

Do you operate an exercise or fitness-based business in or near the City of Weston in Broward County, Florida? Become a Weston Rotary Get Fit Fitness Partner!  Fitness Partner Sign-up