Wednesday, August 4, 2021

Mayor Laura Hill Presents LiveFit Southlake Month Proclamation

At the Tuesday, January 16 City Council meeting, Mayor Hill recognized February as LiveFit Southlake Month.

Good health and an active lifestyle are essential to the overall well-being of individuals; and,

Whereas, exercise, through participation in sports and other fitness-related activities, helps to fight obesity among children and adults, which also prevents related medical problems while also reducing overall health care costs; and,

Whereas, a wholesome, well-balanced diet is an essential component of a healthy lifestyle; and,

Whereas, LiveFit Southlake provides an opportunity for citizens to live healthy lifestyles and to recognize the importance the City places on leisure and recreational programming; and,

Whereas, the City of Southlake will hold a 9-week community-wide wellness challenge devoted to inspiring families to LiveFit with such free events as a health fair, LiveWell Lecture Series, Events with the Mayor, Couch to 5K, Southlake Superhero 5K and Fun Run, 1 Million Step Challenge, daily challenges, food tracking challenges; now,

Therefore, I, Laura Hill, Mayor of the City of Southlake, do hereby proclaim the month of February as LIVEFIT SOUTHLAKE MONTH in Southlake and encourage our citizens to learn more about the importance of diet and exercise and to take steps towards better overall health.     

Kick off the 2018 LiveFit Wellness Challenge at the Free Health Fair

Exercise more. Stress less. Spend more time with family. Whatever you want to accomplish in 2018, the LiveFit Wellness Challenge can help you turn your New Year’s resolutions into a lifetime of healthy habits!

The 2018 LiveFit Wellness Challenge, sponsored by Sprouts, will kick off on Saturday, January 13 with a free Health Fair at The Marq Southlake. Stop by from 10:00 AM to noon to meet our vendors and learn all about the fun and innovative ways they’re promoting health and wellness in the community. We’ll also have free health screenings, free samples from our vendors, raffles with great prizes and coupons for delicious, healthy foods. Vendors include CareNow, Texas Sports and Spine, Protein Fit Kitchen, Snappy Salads, Camp Gladiator, Southlake DPS and more.Starting line of Southlake Superhero 5K

The annual LiveFit Wellness Challenge is a free City of Southlake initiative designed to inspire the Southlake community to stay active with family and friends while incorporating healthy habits into their lives. Participants compete in daily challenges, track their steps and attend fitness and wellness activities around town to earn points toward amazing prizes. The Challenge concludes with the Superhero 5K and Fun Run on March 17 in Bicentennial Park. All Wellness Challenge participants will receive FREE access to the race so they can show off all their hard work.

You can register online for the Wellness Challenge or come see us at the LiveFit Health Fair on January 13 to sign up in person and get a FREE T-Shirt!

Upcoming January and February LiveFit Events

The Health Fair is just the first of many fun, family-friendly Wellness Challenge events that City of Southlake will be hosting from January 13 through March 15. Mark your calendars for the following FREE LiveFit events:

LiveWell Lecture SeriesPeople engaged in a LiveWell lecture
Monthly – Click here for a schedule and description of upcoming lectures.
City of Southlake is partnering with Executive Medicine of Texas and Dr. Chapman from Texas Sports and Spine for this interactive and educational health lecture series. Lectures will cover everything from heart health to sports medicine. Each lecture includes a complimentary meal and childcare is provided (must be potty-trained).

Couch to 5K Sponsored by Camp Gladiator
Every Saturday January 20 – March 10
Whether you’re a beginner runner or ready to get back in the race, Camp Gladiator’s free Couch to 5K program will help you cross that finish line. Join your fellow runners and Camp Gladiator’s experienced trainers for weekly Saturday morning runs and works outs through Bicentennial Park. Each meetup you attend will earn you 3 points in the Wellness Challenge and give you the speed, technique and motivation you need to shine in the Superhero 5K.

Hike with the Mayor
January 27, 2018
Come out to Bob Jones Nature Center and take the scenic trails down to Grapevine Lake with Mayor Laura Hill. This beautiful 3-mile hike is great for the entire family, and you’ll earn 5 points just for enjoying the fresh spring air.

FREE February Fitness ClassesPeople enjoying a group fitness class
Click here for a list of current classes.
Enjoy free group fitness classes throughout the month of February as part of the LiveFit Wellness Challenge. Mixing up your workouts is the perfect way to challenge yourself, stay motivated and make new fitness friends. Even better, you’ll earn 3 points for each class you attend!

Staying Alive
Date TBD
Head over to The Marq Southlake as the City partners with the American Heart Association to enjoy a morning of free fitness class demos, free screenings, hands-on CPR classes and more ways to get involved in the LiveFit Wellness Challenge. You’ll not only get a great workout but also earn up to 10 points for participating!

There are many more fun and free LiveFit events coming up soon, so be sure to follow City of Southlake and Southlake Parks and Recreation on Facebook and Twitter to stay-up-to-date!

Register online for the Wellness Challenge or visit LiveFitSLK.com for more information. If you have any questions, please call Southlake Parks and Recreation at 817-748-8019.

Special thanks to our sponsors:

Sprouts Farmers Market
Care Now
Protein Fit Kitchen
Camp Gladiator
Texas Health, Harris Methodist Hospital Southlake

 

 

LiveFit Southlake Month Proclamation

Mayor Laura Hill recognized February as LiveFit Southlake Month at the Tuesday, January 17 City Council meeting.

Good health and an active lifestyle are essential to the overall well-being of individuals; and,

Whereas, exercise, through participation in sports and other fitness-related activities, helps to fight obesity among children and adults, which also prevents related medical problems while also reducing overall health care costs; and,

Whereas, a wholesome, well-balanced diet is an essential component of a healthy lifestyle; and,

Whereas, LiveFit Southlake provides an opportunity for citizens to live healthy lifestyles and to recognize the importance the City places on leisure and recreational programming; and,

Whereas, the City of Southlake will hold an 8-week community-wide wellness challenge devoted to inspiring families to LiveFit; now,

Therefore, I, Laura Hill, Mayor of the City of Southlake, do hereby proclaim the month of February as LIVEFIT SOUTHLAKE MONTH in Southlake and encourage our citizens to learn more about the importance of diet and exercise and to take steps towards better overall health.

 

LiveFit Southlake Wellness Challenge begins on Jan. 14 at Bicentennial Park.

Join us as we kick-off our eight week LiveFit Southlake Wellness Challenge on Saturday, January 14, 2017!

The first event of this year’s LiveFit Southlake Wellness Challenge, sponsored by Sprout’s Farmer’s Market, will take place at 9a.m. on Saturday, January 14th as we take a walk around Bicentennial Park with Mayor Laura Hill. We will meet at Aria Amphitheater to get warmed up before we head off. Immediately following that will be a health fair at The Marq Southlake. The health fair will include free health screenings, information about health and wellness and what our local sponsors are doing to support that mission.

The LiveFit Southlake Wellness Challenge is a city wide program aimed at encouraging community health and wellness for people of all ages. Throughout the free eight week challenge there will be many events to reach out and connect with the city. These events will include free group fitness classes, CPR certification classes, the LiveWell Lecture Series and Low-Calorie Cook-off among others. If you have not already registered for the Wellness Challenge, you can online at LiveFitSLK.com or in person at any LiveFit Southlake event.

Also, don’t forget to also take advantage of the free group fitness classes going on during the month of January. The classes offered include Zumba, Pilates, and multiple types of yoga.

LiveFit Southlake Bringing Awareness to Childhood Obesity Awareness Month

With September being Childhood Obesity Awareness Month (COAM), LiveFit Southlake wants to spotlight the kiddos and shed light on an increasingly important matter that hits close to home for many.

National Childhood Obesity Awareness Month provides an opportunity for children and parents to learn about ways to prevent and address this serious health concern.

In order to promote health and wellness LiveFit is offering free kid’s fitness classes, a free scavenger hunt with prizes, “What’s Causing the Weight Gain?,” a lecture by Elizabeth Cox, MD., about obesity and also highlighting some of the city’s best programming. So get out, be active and join LiveFit Southlake as celebrate the month of September.

You can register your child for these FREE programs online or at the Community Services office located at 1400 Main St, Suite 210.

Please contact (817) 748 – 8019 for more information.

Six Things To Know About The Southlake Superhero 5k & Fun Run

The Southlake Superhero 5K & Fun Run is fast approaching, so we thought we would share our list of things you need to know.  The festivities kick off on Saturday, April 2, at Bicentennial Park. The race begins at 8:00 AM, and a celebration concert begins at 11:00 AM. Visit the Southlake Superhero 5k & Fun Run website for more information at: LiveFitSLK.com.

LiveFit Southlake Mid-Challenge Check-up

Monday, February 29 is the midpoint of the LiveFit Southlake Wellness Challenge. Come to The Marq Southlake from 2:00 PM to 7:00 PM and get your checkup to see how living fit and healthy has helped improved your health.

The LiveFit Southlake Wellness Challenge is meant to get the whole family involved in living active and fit lifestyles. The fun part of the challenge is the chance to collect points towards great prizes. By coming to the mid-challenge checkup, LiveFit Southlake participants will get an additional 5 points to add to their totals.

For more information on this and other LiveFit Southlake events, contact Jared Darnell, Recreation Coordinator at 817-748-8272 or jdarnell@ci.southlake.tx.us.

Community Services introduces the LiveFit pass

The Southlake Community Services Department is offering the LiveFit pass as a brand new promotion. Purchasing the pass, at just $20 per month, grants you access to all listed group fitness classes for the entire month on an unlimited basis. Each month the classes offered will change a bit, so that pass holders will get the chance to try out new classes like belly dancing and cardio kick-boxing.

If you’re participating in the LiveFit Southlake Wellness Challenge, getting the LiveFit pass will give you a step up on your family and friends in the competition for points. So register for your LiveFit pass today and start getting active now.

For more information on the LiveFit pass, visit us here or contact Jared Darnell, Recreation Coordinator, at jdarnell@ci.southlake.tx.us.

 

The next LiveFit Southlake Lunch and Learn is Saturday, February 27

On Saturday, February 27, the LiveFit Southlake Wellness Challenge will feature its second Lunch & Learn event at The Marq Southlake. The event, which will take place from 11:30 AM – 1:00 PM, is an opportunity for participants to enjoy a free meal and learn how important chiropractic care is in being able to stay mobile and healthy throughout life. The lunch and the presentation will be provided by Back in Motion Family Chiropractic Clinic.

For more information on this and other LiveFit Southlake events, contact Jared Darnell, Recreation Coordinator at 817-748-8272 or jdarnell@ci.southlake.tx.us.