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Strategy HCO8.2: Create a regional resource listing of physical activity programs and opportunities for all age groups and abilities.

Strategy Description

A list could be organized by location as well as type of program/facility. Include in the list all opportunities, including parks, trails, golf courses, tennis facilities, running tracks, and physical activity groups.

Additional Information / Case Studies

    • Active Aging Week is an annual week-long event designed to celebrate and promote options for active aging. Western North Carolina is particularly adept at designing Active Aging Week activities that demonstrate the breadth of options in Western North Carolina.

    • The WNC Fall Prevention Coalition has created a regional listing of resources and programs that can help to prevent falls. Physical activity programs that can increase balance and leg strength are included.

Youth Soccer | Image Credit: Buncombe County Library, Recreation and Culture Department


HCO8: Ensure the healthy development of the region’s youth.