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Voyage Mission

Utilize Bicycling to get Neighbors moving towards a more active healthy lifestyle,and earn the President Obama Active Lifestyle Award+.

Voyage Vision

Neighbors will inspire Neighbors to stay active, make healthy food choices, decrease obesity rates, and create a positive image of their neighborhood.

Who Can Participate

Kids ages 6-12
Teens ages 13-19
Adults ages 20-54
Seniors ages 55 and older

What Do I Need to Participate

The desire to live healthy, a bicycle, a helmet, and a good attitude. It’s wise to check with your doctor before starting a regular exercise regimen.

“A limited number of free loaner bicycles and adult tricycles will be available daily on a first come, first serve basis”

How Much Does It Cost to Participate:

The Program Is Free!!

Where Do We Cruise:

Cruise route-various loops on the El Camino Trail and community excursions.

How Long Do We Cruise:

Per the presidential active lifestyle rules, participants ages 6-17  ride the 1.5 mile  loop for  1 hour. Participants ages 18 and  older ride the  1.5 mile loop for  30 minutes 5 days  per week for 6 weeks, to earn the  Presidential Active Lifestyle Award.

How to register:

Click here for registration information.

Health Checks:

Cycling is a simple exercise with numerous health benefits. The Conkey Cruisers health care team will be available  to check your BMI, height, weight, blood pressure and pulse weekly throughout the program.

Cycling can also help you:

  • Manage weight
  • Reduce the risk of heart disease
  • Reduce the risk of cancer and diabetes
  • Boost energy levels
  • Increase metabolism
  • Improve  coordination
  • Improve balance
  • Strengthen bones, joints and muscles
  • Relieve stress and improve mood
  • Improve sleep
  • Encourage socialization
  • Enhance overall quality of life

Calendar of Events

Tuesday, Decemeber 2, 2014 – Roc the Day Conkey Cruisers Bicycling-to-Better-Health Voyage donation.


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Your donation will help us keep the community healthy by rocking the day! Click here to donate!


June 7, 2014 Northeast Family Fitness 5K Walk at El Camino


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2014 – Season 3- A Focus on Family Fitness Registration Form


Program Dates July 16-August 22, 2014

Wednesday-Thursday-Friday
6:00pm-8:00pm
6:00pm-6:15pm Check-In
6:15pm-6:30pm-Warm-Up Exercises
6:30pm-7:30 pm-Cruises
7:30pm-7:45pm Healthy Snack Trivia
7:45pm-8:00pm-Check-Out

Registration Information

Voyage Mission: Utilize bicycling to get families moving towards a more active healthy lifestyle,and earn the President Obama Active Lifestyle Award+.
Kids Cabin-Targets Youth ages 6-12,Teen Cabin-Targets Teens ages 13-19. Adult Cabin-Targets Adults ages 20-54, Senior Cabin-Targets Adults ages 55 and older

Registration is required for all Participants-Registration begins June 7, ends July 23, 2014
“A limited number of free loaner bicycles and adult tricycles will be available on a first come, first serve basis”

Cruise Dock-Conkey Corner Park

Cruise Route-Various loops on the El Camino Trail and Community Excursions

Ages 6-17 cycle for 1 hour, Ages 18 and older cycle for 30 minutes each program day to earn the Presidential Active Lifestyle Award

 

For Registration form, click here


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Theme Nights

Conkey Cruisers Invites members of the community to come cheer on our participants with theme nights. Each night has a fun and exciting theme.

  • Wednesday – Youth and Sports
  • Thursday - Health and Culinary
  • Friday – Peddling with the Preachers

Individuals and Organizations may ride the trail with us, sing, dance and cheer us on.
Our participants need your encouragement as we voyage to healthy living.

Collard Green Curves Book


Proceeds from Collard Green Curves will be used to purchase new bicycles for Conkey Cruisers

Purchase Now by clicking the link below

Overview

This book, an inspirational, lifeline for anyone trying to find themselves, quickly captures and holds the reader’s attention. The author demonstrates ways for individuals to conquer their fears and fight, perhaps for the first time in their lives for well-deserved, overdue new beginnings. The book reminds us to let, no man or woman hinder us from achieving our ultimate goal(s).
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