Fun in the Sun! Summer activities for the whole family.

Summer is here! Take time to go outside and enjoy the sunshine. Here are some healthy activities to get outside and enjoy summer vacation!

  

Go for a swim

When the weather heats up, that's the perfect time to hit the water. Not only is swimming a great way to cool down, it also offers a low impact workout!

  

Go for a hike

Hiking is a great way to enjoy nature. Whether you go out on a short trail at the park or hike through the mountains, walking offers many benefits from improving heart health to strengthening your muscles. Just be sure to keep hydrated!

 

Go fishing

Fishing is a great way to bond with family and friends, improve your hand-eye coordination and even reduce stress.  Cast a line from a boat, pier or at the edge of a pond. Fishing is a simple and great way for the whole family to get outdoors.

  

Community Events

Check out your local recreation center to find out what events your community is hosting. Many cities offer free events like parades, fireworks, and live local concerts.

  

Visit the Zoo

Summer is the perfect time to visit the zoo! Going to the zoo is great for the whole family. Not only is it educational, but it is a great way to get some exercise. Many zoos offer live animal education events throughout the day and provide information about current conservation efforts that you can be a part of!

 

Whether you are sunbathing in your backyard or traveling to the beach, make sure to stay hydrated, and apply sunscreen and have fun! 

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