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Posted on: May 21, 2019

Explore healthy living at Healthy Communities Challege Day on Saturday, June 1

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Try the rock-climbing wall, check out fitness demonstrations, plant seeds and more at Marysville's 11th annual Healthy Communities Challenge Day on Saturday, June 1. 

The free event runs from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Allen Creek Elementary School, 6505 60th Dr. N.E. - off of SR 528. Kids and parents can learn about fitness, nutrition, gardening, recreational opportunities and more at this annual event. More than 50 vendors will be on hand to help connect participants to healthier living. 

"Making healthy choices and finding new ways to stay active can be challenging for busy families," said Mayor Jon Nehring. "Challenge Day is a great way to explore healthy new ideas for summer and make a commitment to a lifetime of health." 

Challenge Day features of variety of health and fitness activities including: 

  • Performances from Kung Fu 4 Kids and Rising Stars Gymnastics
  • Kids' arts and crafts
  • Health checks
  • Seed planting
  • Free giveaways

The City of Marysville partners with several local community sponsors to host Challenge Day, including primary sponsor The Everett Clinic, Marysville Together Community Coalition, Marsyvilel School District, YMCA, Walmart, Sno-Isle Libraries Marysville, Health 1st Chiropractic, North Cascades Crew, Kung Fu 4 Kids, Marysville Youth Football League/Youth Cheerleading and North County Outlook. 


For more information, call Marysville Parks, Culture and Recreation at 360-363-8400 or visit www.marysvillewa.gov/456/Healthy-Communities-Challenge-Day

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