Laura Phillips

Miami-Dade Parks’ Fit2Play program gets $25K grant

The Florida Beverage Association (FlaBev) has announced the award of a $25,000 grant to the Miami-Dade County Parks, Recreation and Open Spaces Department’s Fit2Play after-school program, an evidence-based childhood obesity prevention and healthy living initiative for Miami-Dade youth. The goal of the FlaBev Grant Program is to support initiatives that …

Read More »

Clinics’ for active adults 55-plus returning to parks

elderly-exercise

Clinics’ for active adults 55-plus returning to parksThe Miami-Dade County Parks, Recreation and Open Spaces Department in partnership with Walgreens is hosting a new series of “Healthy Choices Clinics” in September-October- November, as part of its lineup of free health-driven recreational programming, for “Active Older Adults” age 55 and older. …

Read More »

Fit2Play helps kids find ‘fun’ in health, fitness

south-miami-news-feature-image

Fit2Play helps kids find ‘fun’ in health, fitnessThe Miami-Dade County Parks, Recreation and Open Space Department is making fitness fun for kids (ages 6-14) and invites parents to enroll them in its “Fit2Play: Health, Wellness and Obesity Prevention” after-school program, so they can discover the “fun” in fitness and develop …

Read More »

$200,000 grant to help fund public art along ‘The Underline’

footer-logo_0

The Miami-Dade County Parks, Recreation and Open Spaces Department joins Friends of The Underline in announcing that “The Underline” project is among 38 recipients of ArtPlace America’s 2015 National Grants Program. ArtPlace, one of the nation’s largest philanthropies dedicated to creative placemaking, is investing $200,000 in Miami-Dade County to further …

Read More »