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Motivating Central Wisconsin to live healthier, more active lives by producing and promoting challenging aerobic activities and recreational resources that encourage active lifestyles.

What is your favorite way to be active? Get out and get moving in Portage County, Wisconsin. Explore the wonderful ways to stay moving and healthy on foot or bike in the Central Wisconsin region. Register and train for an upcoming event with family and friends, or just explore the trails and routes for fun.

Being active helps reduce the risks of heart disease, diabetes, stress-related issues and other health problems stemming from being sedentary. Find fun ways to reduce your risk, and participate in local health and fitness events, like Walk Wisconsin.

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Upcoming Events
November 18, 2016
Family Fun Nights Friday 11/18/16

The YMCA believe in strong families. Spend Friday nights with your family at the YMCA's gymnasium and pool, with family gym and pool time.
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November 18, 2016
UWSP Women Pointers Basketball Friday 11/18/16

UWSP Womens Pointers versus Luther College
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November 20, 2016
Kid's Climbing Club Sunday 11/20/16

The UWSP Climbing Wall is excited to once again host a youth climbing program this spring for students in grades K-8. The goal of the Kid?s Climbing Club is to introduce kids to climbing by teaching them climbing basics and techniques while giving them a lot of opportunity to spend time on the wall with their peers. The club is excellent for beginners as well as those more experienced. The club will be taught and supervised by UWSP Climbing Wall Staff.
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November 20, 2016
UWSP Womens Basketball Sunday 11/20/16

Women Pointers versus Illinois Wesleyan University
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November 24, 2016
Turkey Trot Thursday 11/24/16

The annual Turkey Trot (and food drive) is happening on Thanksgiving morning at Bukolt park in Stevens Point! Bring your family and a canned food item and start your Thanksgiving off with a 5K walk/run. This non-competitive family event helps local food pantries stock up for the holidays and is a fun way to get some exercise before digging into the turkey and stuffing. This year the Turkey Trot will be put on by Portage County CAN. PC Can is a partnership of community businesses, organizations, and individuals committed to promoting physical activity and healthy eating to all Portage County residents where they live, learn, work, and play. Join us for the 2016 Turkey Trot!
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November 25, 2016
Family Fun Nights Friday 11/25/16

The YMCA believe in strong families. Spend Friday nights with your family at the YMCA's gymnasium and pool, with family gym and pool time.
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November 26, 2016
Salvation Army Red Kettle Walk Saturday 11/26/16

Walkers will gather by 11:00 AM on November 26th at Trig?s, 1600 Academy Avenue, Stevens Point for pre-walk instructions. The non-competitive walk route includes stops at K-Mart, Copp?s Park Ridge, Shopko downtown, then back to Trig?s. There is no fee to enter, but participants are asked to contribute at each of the five stops. Leashed pets and strollers are welcome. To register to ring bells in the Stevens Point/Plover area for the Red Kettle campaign, which runs through December 24th, please go to ringbells.org or call the Stevens Point Salvation Army at 715-341-2437.
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November 27, 2016
Kid's Climbing Club Sunday 11/27/16

The UWSP Climbing Wall is excited to once again host a youth climbing program this spring for students in grades K-8. The goal of the Kid?s Climbing Club is to introduce kids to climbing by teaching them climbing basics and techniques while giving them a lot of opportunity to spend time on the wall with their peers. The club is excellent for beginners as well as those more experienced. The club will be taught and supervised by UWSP Climbing Wall Staff.
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November 30, 2016
UWSP Womens Basketball Wednesday 11/30/16

Women Pointers Versus Carthage Collage
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December 02, 2016
Family Fun Nights Friday 12/2/16

The YMCA believe in strong families. Spend Friday nights with your family at the YMCA's gymnasium and pool, with family gym and pool time.
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December 03, 2016
41st Annual Frostbite Road Race Saturday 12/3/16

Presented by Community First Bank.5 mile Walk (non-competitive) 5 and 10 mile Races - Races Chip Timed. For details on walking in this event, see the website.
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December 03, 2016
Frostbite Road Race and Winter Walk 2016 Saturday 12/3/16

Join us for the 41st Annual Stevens Point Area YMCA's Frostbite Road Race and Winter Walk - Presented by Community First Bank on Saturday, December 3rd at 12:00 PM! Choose between a chip timed 5 mile or 10 mile run, and a non-competitive 5 mile walk. Entry fees for the 5 mile run, 10 mile run and 5 mile walk are: $25 for individuals $22/person for families of 3+. All registrations after Monday, November 28th at 11:59 PM will be $35 for individuals and $32 for families.
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December 04, 2016
Kid's Climbing Club Sunday 12/4/16

The UWSP Climbing Wall is excited to once again host a youth climbing program this spring for students in grades K-8. The goal of the Kid?s Climbing Club is to introduce kids to climbing by teaching them climbing basics and techniques while giving them a lot of opportunity to spend time on the wall with their peers. The club is excellent for beginners as well as those more experienced. The club will be taught and supervised by UWSP Climbing Wall Staff.
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December 09, 2016
Family Fun Nights Friday 12/9/16

The YMCA believe in strong families. Spend Friday nights with your family at the YMCA's gymnasium and pool, with family gym and pool time.
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December 11, 2016
Kid's Climbing Club Sunday 12/11/16

The UWSP Climbing Wall is excited to once again host a youth climbing program this spring for students in grades K-8. The goal of the Kid?s Climbing Club is to introduce kids to climbing by teaching them climbing basics and techniques while giving them a lot of opportunity to spend time on the wall with their peers. The club is excellent for beginners as well as those more experienced. The club will be taught and supervised by UWSP Climbing Wall Staff.
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December 13, 2016
UWSP Womens Basketball Tuesday 12/13/16

UWSP Womens Pointer - NorthCentral College
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December 16, 2016
Family Fun Nights Friday 12/16/16

The YMCA believe in strong families. Spend Friday nights with your family at the YMCA's gymnasium and pool, with family gym and pool time.
Read More
December 18, 2016
Kid's Climbing Club Sunday 12/18/16

The UWSP Climbing Wall is excited to once again host a youth climbing program this spring for students in grades K-8. The goal of the Kid?s Climbing Club is to introduce kids to climbing by teaching them climbing basics and techniques while giving them a lot of opportunity to spend time on the wall with their peers. The club is excellent for beginners as well as those more experienced. The club will be taught and supervised by UWSP Climbing Wall Staff.
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December 23, 2016
Family Fun Nights Friday 12/23/16

The YMCA believe in strong families. Spend Friday nights with your family at the YMCA's gymnasium and pool, with family gym and pool time.
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December 25, 2016
Kid's Climbing Club Sunday 12/25/16

The UWSP Climbing Wall is excited to once again host a youth climbing program this spring for students in grades K-8. The goal of the Kid?s Climbing Club is to introduce kids to climbing by teaching them climbing basics and techniques while giving them a lot of opportunity to spend time on the wall with their peers. The club is excellent for beginners as well as those more experienced. The club will be taught and supervised by UWSP Climbing Wall Staff.
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