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
Kids ages 8-12
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:
A 1.5 mile loop on the El Camino Trail. Participants start cycling at the corner of Conkey & Clifford Avenue. Cruise to the Corner of Conkey & Norton Street, turn around and repeat the loop. Finish at the corner of Conkey and Clifford Avenue.
How Long Do We Cruise:
Per the presidential active lifestyle rules, participants ages 8-17 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.
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
That dress made of collard greens — worn this summer to promote her self-published weight loss memoir — has gotten Bowick a spot on the Steve Harvey Show Friday.
Yes, you read that right. A dress made almost entirely of huge collard green leaves.
A dress made from collard greens grown at a Holley farm will be featured on national television on Friday…
Saturday, October 12th, 2013
2PM – 4PM
At Conkey Corner Park (Corner of Conkey Ave & Clifford Ave)
Walk/Ride/Run the El Camino Trail
Recreation on the Move
Park Ave Bike Shop
Rochester – Monroe County Youth Bureau
July 16-August 22, 2013
1st Cruise: 5:30pm-6:30pm
2nd Cruise: 6:45pm-7:45pm
Departing from Conkey Corner Park
The six week program will provide an introduction to safe bicycling, introduction to healthy eating, and an opportunity to earn the President Obama’s Active Lifestyle Award+.
Conkey Cruisers Invites members of the community to come cheer on our participants with theme nights. Each night has a fun and exciting theme.
- Tuesday – Youth and Sports
- Wednesday - Health and Culinary
- Thursday – Faith Based
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
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