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World Health Day – Play for Your Health!

Play is fun, developmentally rich AND it’s HEALTHY! On World Health Day let’s talk about a couple health benefits of play! Play keeps kids and families active and moving and helps them have fun while playing! Climbing, sliding, swinging, jumping and running are all great ways for kids to get the 60 minutes per day of movement needed. A well-designed playspace offers these and more activities for children of all levels and abilities. Outdoor play brings people, well, outdoors! And being ...

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MOVMNT Brings Movement to Communities

Fond du Lac, WI – MOVMNT™ brings movement for people of all ages and abilities and creates an atmosphere of competition, fun and engagement. Powered by people, MOVMNT doesn’t require electrical or batteries and allows everyone to be in control of their play experience. Studies show that active communities do better. Whether it’s higher graduation and lower obesity rates or better air quality and higher home values, having public greenspaces within your community helps to improve quality of life. For ...

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Playground Preparedness

Spending time at the playground is so much fun and helps children develop in a variety of ways from socially and emotionally to physically and cognitively. Being prepared with a well-stocked and maintained playground pack can help kids and caregivers have the most fun for the longest time at the playground. More time means even more movement, development and enjoyment for everyone. Voice of Play recommends sunscreen, water and first aid kits as part of their list of essentials ...

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MOVMNT at CPRS 2022

Sunny skies, excellent coffee and the capitol city of California laid the foundation for what was an incredible week at CPRS 2022. Our booth space was full of energy with a MOVMNT tournament in FULL Swing. We had a lot of excellent competition, laughs and some serious smack talk, of course. In the end the winners battled it out and each of the top three places took home a smart fitness watch to keep them rocking on their MOVMNT ...

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BCI Burke Joins NRPA’s Inaugural Business Council

Collaboration between business and park and recreation professionals to spur innovations for improving local communities. BCI Burke announces that it will be a founding member of the National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA) Business Council — a collaboration that will strengthen the connections between the essential role of parks and recreation and the business sector. Local park and recreation agencies not only provide essential places for communities to gather, move and develop; they also generate economic value. Across the country, parks ...

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Walking For Outdoor Fitness

Finding time to exercise can be difficult but it doesn’t have to be such a process or take hours every day to get the benefits. You don’t even need a gym membership. Walking is one of the best ways to increase your fitness and spend time outdoors! A new study shows that if every US adult over 40 years old walked just an additional 10 minutes each day, we would collectively prevent 110,000 deaths in the country each year. ...

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    Movement and fitness are so important and parks, playgrounds, recreation and outdoor fitness spaces are the perfect places to move. Getting everyone moving is crucial to the physical and mental wellbeing of the community and gives us healthy ways to connect, engage and play together. In our home community of ...

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