Get Movin' kicks off June 1 at Alderwood Mall

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The 2013 Get Movin’ campaign kicks off Saturday, June 1 at Alderwood MaLooking to get in shape for the summer?


The 10th Annual Get Movin’ program will kick off Saturday, June 1 at the Alderwood Mall.

Get Movin’ is a free, summer program aimed at motivating Snohomish County families to get movin’ and improve their health by adopting a more active, healthy lifestyle through physical and recreational activities. The Get Movin’ program has three easy steps. STEP 1: Get Movin’ – Be physically active 60 minutes a day at least five days a week, all summer long. STEP 2: Keep Track – stay on track and mark your progress on the Playbook calendar. STEP 3: Reward Yourself – use a reward coupon each week that you meet the goal.

The Alderwood Kick-Off will feature:

Swedish|Edmonds Health Fair

Bike Rodeo sponsored by Cascade Bicycle Club

Skateboard Demonstration by the YMCA

Interactive Demonstrations:

10:05-10:30 – YMCA Activities

10:35-11:00 – Zumbatomic

11:05-11:30 – Cascade Elite Gymnastics

11:35-12:00 – YMCA youth fitness demo

12:05-12:30 – Reflections School of Dance

12:35-1:00 – Taekwondo Way

You can register for Get Movin’ at the Alderwood mall Kick-Off event. Participants will receive a Get Movin’ Playbook at registration, which will include program details, a tracking calendar, reward coupons and a t-shirt while supplies last. Visit for more details.

The Get Movin’ program was established in 2004 by a community partnership of public and private agencies to combat youth obesity in Snohomish County. That partnership has grown into a broad-based community coalition to help improve the health of Snohomish County residents by encouraging them to adopt a healthier lifestyle.

The participation in Get Movin’ has steadily increased each year as the program has grown from a single kick-off location to three kick-off locations this year; growing from 612 registered participants in 2004 to more than 3,000. The 10th year of Get Movin’ is dedicated to one of the program’s greatest champions, Caroline Brown. She was a passionate, community health advocate who was instrumental in the formation and success of Get Movin’.


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