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Step it Up

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This summer, we will “virtually walk” 210 miles along regional trails in Michigan.

If you have registered for the Fall challenge, click here to report your activity.

Step It Up

This free program is designed to help you stay active and explore new parks. Participants of all fitness levels are invited to join. Simply track and report your steps each week to be eligible for weekly raffle prizes, including Fit Bit fitness trackers.

Join us for one or all of our optional group walks (schedule below) as we explore the different parks in Ottawa and Allegan counties. Each walk will be led by a naturalist guide.

Group Walks

Join us for one or all of our group walks as we explore the different parks in Ottawa and Allegan counties! Each walk will have a naturalist to help participants enjoy the natural beauty of the park at a leisurely pace as well as a fitness leader for those that want to get their heart rate pumping!

Group Walk Schedule

August 14: Pigeon Creek Park, 5:30 - 6:30 pm
August 19: North Ottawa Dunes, 10 - 11 am
August 19: Outdoor Discover Center, 10 - 11 am
August 22: New Richmond Bridge Park, 10 - 11 am
August 24 Paw Paw Park (East), 5:30 - 6:30 pm
August 30: Grand River Park, 5:30 - 6:30 pm
September 6: Allegan Sports Complex, 10 - 11 am
September 9: Rosy Mound Natural Area, 10 -11 am
September 14: Upper Macatawa Natural Area (84th Avenue Entrance), 5:30-6:30 pm
September 21: Hemlock Crossing, 6 - 7 pm
September 23: Bysterveld Park, 10 - 11 am

Route maps will be provided prior to the walk.

Contact Amy at (616) 393-5799 with questions