Lubbock Parks and Recreation kicks of Texercise

Lubbock Parks and Recreation kicks of Texercise

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LUBBOCK, Texas -

(Press release)

This September in recognition of Healthy Aging Month, Parks and Recreation will be a part of the Texercise Challenge by implementing the Texercise Classic program at four of our Community and Adult Activity Centers beginning the week of September 17, 2018.  Texercise Classic is a 12-week fitness and nutrition program co-sponsored by Texas Health and Human Services that provides individuals with information, incentives and exercises to help them discover a healthier lifestyle.  Built into the program are incentives and handouts to help motivate participants including a free t-shirt for those that complete the program.  Kickoff events will be held at each of our centers (see below), and those individuals beginning the program will receive a Texercise booklet and pedometer to start them on their way.

Tuesday, September 18, 2018, 11:00 a.m.
Rawlings Community Center, 213 40th Street, (806) 767-2704

Tuesday, September 18, 2018, 1:00 p.m.
Trejo Supercenter, 3200 Amherst Street, (806) 767-2705

Thursday, September 20, 2018, 10:00 a.m.
Lubbock Adult Activity Center, 2001 19th Street, (806) 767-2710

Friday, September 21, 2018, 11:00 a.m.
Simmons Adult Activity Center, 2004 Oak Avenue, (806) 767-2708

Texercise is a statewide health initiative of Texas Health and Human Services (HHS) that educates and involves individuals and communities in physical activities and proper nutrition. Through Texercise, participants 45 and older receive educational resources and reinforcement items to assist them in adopting healthy lifestyle behaviors.

For more information, visit https://hhs.texas.gov/services/health/food-fitness/texercise.

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