By thoughtfully creating outdoor destinations with health and wellness in mind, communities can dramatically impact their efforts in promoting less sedentary lifestyles across generations. Uncover innovative solutions, explore case examples, evidence-based programs, and unique design strategies that inspire people of all ages to live healthier, happier lives through active play and fitness.
- Create an advocacy message in support of your community’s need/desire to intentionally address outdoor physical activity for intergenerational use.
- List three intentional evidence-based design best practices to increase physical activity in outdoor play and recreation environments.
- Outline two case examples of communities that intentionally planned, designed, and/or programmed a park destination with fitness in mind.
- Summarize two ways playgrounds and/or adult fitness equipment can be programmed to support health and wellness initiatives.