Mayors' Fitness Challenge 2017

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Let's Get Moving Palm Bay!

Palm Bay representatives from the Health First 2017 Mayors' Fitness Challenge attended the kickoff event Saturday, February 4th. Mayor Capote got his team motivated and ready to move! #GoTeamPalmBay


February 4  - May 5, 2017 The challenge is on!  All participants in the Mayors' Fitness Challenge start moving: The winning team will be determined by: the city who has the largest percentage of their community join the challenge, plus the largest number of minutes spent exercising. The municipality with the most points will win the challenger trophy, “Most Fit City 2017.”

Each week points will be awarded to each City Team based on the number of minutes spent exercising based on your city’s total population. 

Check out all these wonderful fitness opportunities!

Fitness with Parks and Recreation

View all classes at the Tony Rosa and Ted Whitlock community centers or visit the Palm Bay Aquatic Center for Lap Swimming!

Races and Walks

Pirate Plunder 2 Miler Saturday, April 8th, 2017 at 6:30pm at Meg O’Malley’s, Downtown Melbourne get in on a fun, pirate themed run/walk in Downtown Melbourne! 

Try Something New

Total Health Tuesdays - Beginning March 7th, join us at City Hall Annex Community Room every Tuesday at 5:30p for Yoga, Pilates, Meditation, or Tai Chi. A new routine and focus every week! What to bring: yoga mat and light hand weights 2-3 lbs

Pickleball -  The Basics of Pickleball: A fun sport that combines many elements of tennis, badminton and ping-pong. Played both indoors or outdoors on a badminton-sized court and a slightly modified tennis net. Played with a paddle and a plastic ball with holes. Played as doubles or singles.

  • Grant Street Community Center: Mon & Wed 9:00a – 12:00p, Fri 1:00p – 3:00p
  • Eau Gallie Civic Center: Mon, Wed, Fri 9:00a – 12:00p, Wed 12:00p – 1:00p (Beginners only)
  • Wickham Community Center: Tues, Thur, Sat 8:30a – 12:30p
  • Max K. Rodes Park: Mon, Tues, Fri 9:00a – 12:00p, Fri 12:00 (Beginners)
  • Walter Butler Community Center: Mon – Fri 11:00a – 2:00p

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