How Parks Build Healthy Communities

Category: Healthy Lifestyles | Recreation Programming

Date: Thursday, May 4

Heleen Dewey, Spokane Regional Health District
Gretchen Chomas, Spokane Regional Health District

Session Description:

In most communities, health is the top concern of most residents. The parks in our communities provide a safe venue for residents to come together and participate in activities that will promote better health outcomes. The speakers in this panel will provide examples of how public health professionals have partnered with parks departments to encourage physical activity and healthy eating in the local parks in the Spokane area.