Utilize Bicycling to get Neighbors moving towards a more active healthy lifestyle,and earn the President Obama Active Lifestyle Award+.
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
- Baby Cruisers ages 2-5
- Kids Cruisers ages 6-12
- Teens Cruisers ages 13-17
- Adults Cruisers ages 18-54
- Golden Cruisers 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.
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
Program Dates: July 11-August 22, 2016 Monday-Wednesday-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
Registration is required for all Participants-Registration begins June 18, ends July 18, 2016 or when program capacity is met.
Pre-Registration-June 18, 2016- Conkey Corner Park 10am-2pm
Pre-Registration-July 2, 2016-Conkey Corner Park 10am-2pm
Pre-Registration-July 9, 2016-Conkey Corner park 10am-2pm
Mission: Utilize bicycling to get families moving towards a more active healthy lifestyle.
Baby Cruisers- ages 2-5 , Kid Cruisers ages 6-12, Teen Cruisers- ages 13-19. Adult Cruisers ages 20-54, Golden Cruisers ages 55 and older.
Parental Supervision Required for Baby Cruisers
Cruise Dock-Conkey Corner Park, 92 Conkey Avenue
Cruise Route-Various loops on the El Camino Trail and
Community Excursions include Seneca Park Zoo, Wegmans-Titus
June 23, 2016 Ranita Williams will be presented with the 1st $500 Cruising Counts Graduation Award. Join us Thursday 6/23/16 at RIT-Gordon Field House 7:00pm to celebrate Ranita’s graduation. Thanks Advantage Credit Union.
Time: 3:00 PM-5:00 PM
You Can’t Steal Our Joy Remembrance Ceremony
Celebrating Victory over 2015 Robbery
Conkey Corner Park
92 Conkey Avenue
Rochester, NY 14621
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