Sports, Health & Wellness

Free Tuesdays

Summer is soon here, and what better time to visit the park? Visit any Washington County Park for free on May 5. No vehicle permit is required, so there’s no reason not to take advantage of the great weather. All day, any Washington County Park. Visit co.washington.mn.us to see a full list of park locations, hours, trails and activities. Read more about Free Tuesdays

We Are Well Within, Woodbury

We Are Well Within, Woodbury is a community wide health initiative that unites residents, community leaders and businesses in a fun-filled educational and motivational health and wellness event beginning May 1st, 2015 until August 3rd, 2015. Teams of 4 or 5 and individuals receive points for participating in the offered events at no cost to win prizes! Programs, workshops, events and activities are offered in the following categories:

EXERCISE - Activities, Competitions & Workouts

NUTRITION – Educational workshops and presentations on healthy eating Read more about We Are Well Within, Woodbury

Hot Dash 5K & 10 Mile

Spring may be just around the corner, but tough Minnesotans know that to keep warm, you’ve got to keep moving. Runners from around the Twin Cities will brave the brisk weather to kick off their running season. Whether this is your hundredth race or you’re still learning to tie your tennis shoes (that’s right, kids, you can join, too!), be sure to join in the fun and the post-race party featuring classic Minnesota dishes, a lumberjack costume contest and a winter beard competition. $45–$65 until March 2; $51–$71 until race day. 9 a.m. Read more about Hot Dash 5K & 10 Mile

Wedding Dance Series

It’s a wonderful feeling to be at a wedding and whip out some moves that keep the party going. Whether you consider yourself a good dancer, or you want to become one, this four-week series will give you the skills and confidence to tear up the dance floor. Read more about Wedding Dance Series

Running Room Run Club

Looking to start running, but not sure where to start? Looking to up your mileage, but craving some company? Woodbury’s Running Room Run Club is free and open to everyone in the community, welcoming runners of all skill levels. Show up and let the pack mentality carry you through a great local run with great local friends. Wednesdays. Free. 6 p.m. Read more about Running Room Run Club

Adult Open Soccer

Still feeling that World Cup fever from last summer? Bielenberg Sports Center offers adult open soccer Wednesdays and Fridays year-round. Bring your friends to the field house and enjoy the most popular game in the world while escaping the winter cold. No pre-registration is necessary; just bring your cleats and your A-game. $6. Noon–2 p.m. Bielenberg Sports Center, 4125 Radio Drive; 651.714.3740; ci.woodbury.mn.us Read more about Adult Open Soccer

Aris Behavior Heath Clinic Expansion and Open House

Aris Clinic is delighted to invite the public to a celebration of its expanded advanced treatment facility serving children and teens struggling with emotional and behavioral health issues. Aris serves a five-county metro area:  Hennepin, Washington, Dakota, Ramsey and Anoka. The clinic is located at 7616 Currell Blvd, Suite 100, Woodbury, MN. This is the same building as the clinic’s previous location, but a new, expanded suite. Read more about Aris Behavior Heath Clinic Expansion and Open House

Chair Pilates is Here - For Men & Women 70+

Chair Pilates is here in Woodbury.  Energy Pilates Fitness Yoga, Woodbury's award-winning fitness studio now offers Chair Pilates/Chair Fitness.  We want to share the energy with men and women with any mobility issues and/or age 70+. Taught by our senior Pilates instructor, Nancy, age 65, she will motivate anyone.    We invite men and women to try this class who may have mobility issues and/or 70+.  Try us for 10 bucks for 10 days*  or $15 drop-in.  Energy also has special reduced monthly rate membership packages for people who would like to attend this class on a regular basis. Read more about Chair Pilates is Here - For Men & Women 70+

The Meaning of Empowerment: The Slippery Slope of Incapacity

Many baby-boomers worry about the care needs for an elderly parent.  Their parents may live with the uncertainty of chronic illness and disability and have a whole host of planning issues.  However, either caregivers are overwhelmed with conflicting information or don't know where to seek help.  Such a lack of information, or the wealth of conflicting information, adds to their anxiety about caring for an elderly parent.  Indeed, it takes a team to protect an elderly person and every aspect of planning should be addressed. Read more about The Meaning of Empowerment: The Slippery Slope of Incapacity

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