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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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March 22, 2022
AFEX - 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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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 24, 2022
Tai Chi at Wellness Spa

Easy to learn Tai Chi and Qigong movements, focused breathing & guided meditation to calm the body and mind and help promote relaxation, internal healing and overall wellness. No experience needed; a different class taught at a beginner level every week, so joining any time is easy and stress-free

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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 26, 2022
Stretch N Sip at Tiki Beach

Join us on the beach on for Grounded Vinyasa with Renee Cathryn, a slow flow for all levels and abilities. Bring a blanket &/or mat, sunscreen, water and whatever else you may need for an outdoor class. Afterwards, the bar will open for you to grab and beverage, food and a spot on the beach!

Cost: $15, includes beverage - don't forget a tip for your servers

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July 30, 2022
Saturday Morning Serenity Seekers with Al-Anon Family Groups

Al-Anon members are people, just like you, who are worried about someone with a drinking problem or addiction. Serenity Seekers Al-anon Family Group meets every Saturday from 9-10AM at Trinity Lutheran Church in Stevens Point. Al-anon is not affiliated with any religion. Visit Stevens Point Al-anon Groups Facebook page for additional meeting details. 

 

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August 12, 2022
PaddleQuest 2022

Welcome to Paddle Quest, a unique competition set in a world of fantasy held since 2002 in Stevens Point, WI. Paddle from place-to-place meeting characters, solving puzzles, and completing challenges. 

The 2022 event “Renaissance” will be held on August 12-14 at Bukolt Park, with camping available nearby.

Photo from Matt Kirsch

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August 13, 2022
Hustle Smore for Lions Camp

The Hustle S'more for Lions Camp fundraiser helps the Wisconsin Lions Camp provide Camp free-of-charge to Wisconsin youth and adults with disabilities. The event consists of a 1-mile donut dash for those who enjoy a slower pace, 5k run/walk, 10k run, or a 15-mile bike ride. Our certified 5k course winds through our scenic trails, creating a one-of-a-kind race experience. The bike ride starts and ends at Camp, taking you through the beautiful back roads of Central Wisconsin. The 5k, 10k, and 15-mile bike will be chip-timed and participants in these events have the opportunity to earn medals in the following age groups: 19 & under, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, and 70 and above. We look forward to seeing you on August 13th!

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August 14, 2022
2022 Mini Mu-Udder Mud Run

Carousel Gymnastics Waupaca strives to provide a fun and educational environment for children of all ages. Students from ages 18 months and up can participate in a variety of gymnastics classes to gain coordination, strength, agility and to have fun! 

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Ability to participate in our mud-filled obstacle course!
The first 25 registrants receive a FREE 2022 Mini Mu-Udder Mud Run T-Shirt!
Special offers and goodies from sponsors.
Concessions will be available to purchase.
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Participants will be started in waves to limit congestion on the course.
Shoes must be worn at all times.
ALL children MUST be accompanied by a registered adult, no exceptions!
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You will get dirty, wet, and sweaty! The course includes several areas with sand, mud, shallow water features, and a water slide. You will climb and crawl under, over, and through obstacles. After crossing the finish line, rinse off with a shower from our super-sized "sprinklers".
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Wear comfortable clothes and shoes (snug-fitting water shoes work well) that you don’t mind getting dirty. Bringing garbage bags and/or a change of clothes for the ride home is also a good idea!
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If severe weather occurs, the event may be delayed or cancelled with no refunds.
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August 18, 2022
Rock and Flow Festival

Rock and Flow Festival is a sober circus, art and movement festival in its third year at our new Wisconsin location, the Portage County Fairgrounds. We have a dedicated all ages family area, Family Oasis, that is open 24 hours with all kinds of activities that are covered by the admission ticket: toys, games, workshops, crafts, art, puzzles and more.

This is a family friendly festival based on unconditional love (agape), which is shown through respect, inclusivity and meeting people where they are at. This can be done at so many levels from meeting a physical need such as offering someone food or loaning a circus prop to being a listening ear and a caring heart to someone in need. We are a come as you are festival. Be yourself and know that people will receive you as you allow others to be themselves in kind.

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August 26, 2022
Forest Family Fun Run/Walk

Celebrate the summer at Boston School Forest by participating in our annual Forest Family Fun Run/Walk. This non-competitive event travels along the BSF trails which are a combination of gravel, dirt, grass, and wood chip trails. Register online by August 12th for free food and t-shirts. Look for registration online or on the BSF Facebook page.

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August 27, 2022
212 Fitness Give & Live Better Fun Run

Join us for our second charity Give & Live Better Fun Run/Walk at 212 Fitness on Saturday August 27th. This event is open to our entire community to celebrate the anniversary of our club opening. All proceeds will be donated to the Stevens Point Hope Center! Please join us for a workout and post-run celebration to fundraise for this great community organization.

DETAILS
Saturday August 27th
Proceeds will be donated the Stevens Point Hope Center
Route: 7K/4.35 miles
Start at 212 Fitness & End at O'so Brewery 
Walk or Run
Dogs & Strollers Encouraged! Kids 12 & Under Free! Please note: dogs are not allowed inside at O'so

TIMELINE
Warm Up: 10:00am
Race Start: 10:30am
Celebration till 2pm with Food, Beer, Refreshments, & Music

POST RACE PARTY
Beer | Food | Music 
Bring your Cheering Committee to celebrate and help fundraise!

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August 27, 2022
Meet me at the Barre

Here at The Garden every fitness class is conducted in a non-intimidating environment- no mirrors, just movement! No judgement, just joy!

Natalie Ollhoff leads our monthly Barre classes, joining us from UWSP, sharing her love for wellness and barre with others! She has been practicing Barre since 2019 and received her certification through NETA in 2022.

If you are looking for an engaging and accessible class to move your body and have fun with others in a welcoming environment, come meet us at the barre in The Garden!

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September 10, 2022
Walk for Hope 5K

Join your friends and neighbors by walking to provide HOPE towards preventing suicide and creating AWARENESS of mental health.

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September 10, 2022
Ranger Ruck

Join us for the inaugural Ranger Ruck! Your choice of a traditional ruck march (with 35lb. ruck), or an unweighted walk or run category. Event will be held at Kotal Field/MCCH (UWSP), 2050 Fourth Ave, Stevens Point, WI. Packet and t-shirt pick up begins at 8AM with the Ruck/Run/Walk beginning at 9AM. $35 registration fee includes t-shirt and snacks at finish. There will also be a vendor fair on Kotal Field after the event! All funds raised for this event go towards our Color Guard to participate in local and national competitions.

Not able to attend but still want to donate to our cause? Check out our registration site and choose the "Donate" option to donate an amount of your choosing!

We hope to see you at our event to Ruck, Run, and Have Fun!

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September 17, 2022
Pointoberfest and Blubber Run 5K
Pointoberfest returns for its 10th outing. With over 20 brews on tap, dust off those lederhosen and join in on the fun!
 
Pointoberfest
There's nothing better than your favorite frosty brews in a boot glass while listening to live music! Enjoy 20+ Point brews, Whole Hog beers, Ciderboys hard ciders, and Tea Runner hard iced teas with special tappings on the hour.

• Date: Saturday, September 17, 2022
• Time: 4PM – 8PM
• Location: Point Brewery Parking Lot
 
Must be 21+ to participate. Ein prosit!
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Pointoberfest Blubber Run 5K
Oom-pah-pah your way over to the beer tent by participating in the 5K Fun Run. Upgrade your Pointoberfest experience as registration to the Blubber Run includes admission to Pointoberfest, a t-shirt, and a Point Beer Stop half-way through the race with polka music. Don’t forget to dress-up for the costume contest! Limited to 500 runners. Awards given out to first place male and female runners and best individual and team costumes.
Must be 21+ to participate. Bier laufen!

• Date: Saturday, September 17, 2022
• Time: Packet Pick-Up at 2PM, Race Time at 3PM
• Location: Start & Finish at the Point Brewery
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