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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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January 06, 2022
Judo - A martial art for everyone

Judo is the number one individual sport practiced world-wide. It is a Japanese martial art with both throwing and ground work as well as self-defense. Adults and children aged 5 and up are welcome to participate. The first class is free, so come give it a try!

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March 22, 2022
Arthritis Foundation Exercise Program

This in-person and online class is specifically designed for people with arthritis but is helpful for anyone. Gentle activities increase joint flexibility and range of motion to help maintain muscle strength and increase stamina can benefit anyone. Preregistration is required. You can join at any time online and when there is an opening for an in-person class. Classes will be held at Lincoln Center.

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March 22, 2022
Fun & Fit - Arthritis Foundation Exercise Program

This fitness program will help increase flexibility and strength through a series of slow, deliberate exercises combining sitting and standing, with an emphasis on standing and arthritis relief. Participants should wear comfortable clothes and shoes. Santha Bickford is an Arthritis Foundation certified leader. The suggested donation is $17 for ten classes or $2 per class. Pre-registration is required.

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March 24, 2022
Tai Chi - Movements, Patterns & Stretching

Tai Chi Movement Patterns is a simplified form of Tai Chi developed for seniors that includes a series of slow relaxed movements to improve leg strength, posture, balance and flexibility. Tai Chi is shown to reduce the risk of falling in older adults. The relaxed flowing movements and deep breathing decrease tension. The suggested donation is $17 for ten classes or $2 per class. Pre-registration is required.

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March 28, 2022
Strong Bodies?

In partnership with FoodWIse Portage County, UW-Madison, Division of Extension, we are proud to offer the StrongBodies™ Program. StrongBodies™ is a national evidence-based community exercise program for midlife to older adults. The one-hour strength training program is held twice per week. You can join the class any time during a session. Pre-registration is required.

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March 30, 2022
Flow Yoga
Join Ana Marie Yoga and give yourself the gift of movement. Flow through creative sequences to elevate your mind, body + spirit. Strengthen, align + define as you enhance your yoga practice in this lovely spa setting.
Walk-ins are always welcome! Single class passes and 5 or 10 class packages available for purchase in person or online.
Photo from the Wellness Spa
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May 04, 2022
Diabetes Support Group

Join us on the first Wednesday of every month to discuss tips and tricks for managing your diabetes.

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May 19, 2022
Bukolt Island Native Plant Restoration Project

We need your help! North Central Conservancy Trust received a $5,000 grant from American Transmission Co. to plant native pollinator species on the Bukolt Island in Stevens Point, WI. U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service recently contributed another $400 to the project! Over 2,000 native plants are on order and with your help we hope to get them in the ground May 19, 20, & 21. Join us for this Fun, FREE event to improve habitat on the island!

Click here to register. 

Questions? Please contact Becky Wadleigh (outreachncct@gmail.com) or Chris Radford (edncct@gmail.com) or the NCCT office (715) 344-1910.

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May 21, 2022
First Annual O'so Honor Flight Fun Run/Walk 5k

Join O'so Brewing for their first annual O'so honor flight fun run/walk 5k. 

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May 26, 2022
Understanding Labels and Ingredients

Central Rivers Farmshed will be hosting a series of five FoodWIse workshops with the goal of supporting healthy eating habits, active lifestyles, and a healthy community environment for families with limited income through nutritional education. All FoodWIse workshops are free to participants and will feature a hands-on recipe tutorial related to the topic. The workshops will guide participants to make healthy choices that are easy and affordable. 

Workshops will be held at Central Rivers Farmshed in Stevens Point (1220 Briggs Court). Advanced registration is required, please call 715-544-6154 to register. 

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June 04, 2022
Walk Wisconsin: A Walking Marathon

Held annually on the first Saturday in June each year, Walk Wisconsin is the premier walking event in the Midwest! This is a non-competitive event, encouraging walkers of all ages and ability levels. The full, 1/2, and 1/4 marathon events utilize the scenic Green Circle Trail which passes the Wisconsin River, Plover River, several lakes, and unique ecosystems. The trail base for all routes includes a combination of wood chips, crushed granite, road surface, and wood boardwalk.

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June 08, 2022
SentryWorld Summer Bag Toss Leagues

We are excited to announce the return of the SentryWorld Summer Doubles Bags League! Grab a friend—the two-person teams can be made up of any combination of men or women.
League Sign-ups are now open! Please go to our website to download the registration form and drop it off with your payment at the SentryWorld Fieldhouse (or the SentryWorld Pro Shop) to secure your teams spot.

The league runs June 8 through August 17 at SentryWorld Fieldhouse/Golf Practice Range
All league games are played outdoors at the golf practice range (weather permitting) on Wednesday nights for 12 weeks, at either 5:30 or 6:30 p.m. Up to six games will be played in a night. Games will follow the ACO rulebook, including cancellation scoring to 21 points and winning by 2 points. When you register, be sure to indicate if you’re participating in the competitive (D1) or recreational (D2) league.
League and tournament champions will receive prizes.

Register by June 3 to reserve your spot in the league.

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June 09, 2022
Smart Strategies for Shopping and Cooking

Central Rivers Farmshed will be hosting a series of five FoodWIse workshops with the goal of supporting healthy eating habits, active lifestyles, and a healthy community environment for families with limited income through nutritional education. All FoodWIse workshops are free to participants and will feature a hands-on recipe tutorial related to the topic. The workshops will guide participants to make healthy choices that are easy and affordable. 

Workshops will be held at Central Rivers Farmshed in Stevens Point (1220 Briggs Court). Advanced registration is required, please call 715-544-6154 to register. 

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June 10, 2022
2022 Color Run/Chalkfest at Rivers Edge

Have fun with friends and the whole family at River's Edge for the Color Run! Participate in the color run, where you get covered in colored powder while being cheered on as you race, chalk drawing, or both this weekend down at the river.

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June 10, 2022
Pedal On 2.0!!
District 1 Brewing Company & curbwise LLC are celebrating the release anniversary of Pedal On!!!
 
Come out to join us for community bike rides, food, music, beer, and FREE raffle prizes! 
 
Photo from District 1 Brewing Co. 
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July 15, 2022
Christmas in July

Can't wait till December for Christmas? Celebrate early with River's Edge Campground during their Christmas in July weekend. Enjoy the decorations, food, and activities that Christmas offers with none of the cold weather to bring down the mood.

Photo by Mel Poole on Unsplash

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July 16, 2022
2022 Pedal Point Rally

The Boys & Girls Club of Portage County and the Hostel Shoppe will be hosting the 14th annual Pedal Point Rally (formerly Bike for Boys & Girls Club) 

Those who complete their free, month-long challenge from June 1st - June 30th and raise at least $25 in donations or pledges will receive a t-shirt and water bottle. Awards will also be given out to the participant who bikes the most miles and the participant who raises the most in pledges or donations.

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