Indianapolis Greenways Partnership

Pogues Run Health Walk

Pogues Run Health Walk-01Date:  October 20, 2018, 9:00 am

Location:  Pogues Run Art and Nature Park, 2300 N. Dequincy Street, Indianapolis, IN

Program Fee:  Free

 

Walking has been proven to be one of the best exercises to improve overall health.  Even small walks have been shown to improve cardiovascular health, mental health, type 2 diabetes, depression, and a whole range other health issues.   Walking is a simple step in developing and maintaining a healthy lifestyle throughout all stages of life, but can also pose problems for some people.  Join us for a group health walk at Pogues Run Art and Nature Park.  Our walk will be led by a local physician who will share the benefits of walking, talk about strategies for healthy walking, and share tips on making the most of your walking activity.

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Pogues Run Caminata de salud

Pogues Run Health Walk_Spanish-01Fecha: 20 de octubre de 2018, 10:00 a.m.

Ubicación: Pogues Run Art and Nature Park, 2300 N. Dequincy Street, Indianapolis

Tarifa: Gratis

 

Caminar ha demostrado ser uno de los mejores ejercicios para mejorar la salud en general. Incluso las caminatas pequeñas han demostrado mejorar la salud cardiovascular, la salud mental, la diabetes tipo 2, la depresión y toda una serie de problemas de salud. Caminar es un paso simple para desarrollar y mantener un estilo de vida saludable en todas las etapas de la vida. Únete a nosotros para una caminata grupal en Pogues Run Art and Nature Park. Nuestra caminata estará a cargo de un médico local que compartirá los beneficios de caminar, hablará sobre estrategias para caminar saludablemente y compartirá consejos para aprovechar al máximo su actividad de caminar.

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Pogues Run Art and Nature Park Design Tour

Pogues Run Art and Nature Tour-01Date:  October 20, 2018, 11:00 am

Location:  Pogues Run Art and Nature Park, 2300 N. Dequincy Street, Indianapolis, IN

Program Fee:  Free

 

If you have ever driven Interstate 70 on the near east side of Indianapolis, you have probably noticed the Pogues Run Art and Nature Park. This park, located at the northern end of Pogues Run Greenway, is a 43 acre park that serves as part of the City’s flood control system.  The historic site is designed to help alleviate flooding on the east side of the City.  But its design also provides a nearly 2-mile loop trail that provides access to a significant number of contemporary art pieces designed by students from the Herron School of Art and Design at IUPUI. The park provides a unique setting for recreation while also serving the flood control needs for Pogues Run watershed.  This tour provides a unique perspective into the design and function of the Pogues Run Art and Nature Park.  The tour will be led by representative of Citizen’s Energy Group (CEG), and artist Eric Nordgulen, Professor at Herron School of Art and Design who facilitated the original crafting and placement of the park’s sculptural elements.

This tour is eligible for LA/CES, AIA, and ECAC continuing education credits.

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Art on the Greenways: Art Tour of Pogues Run Art and Nature Park

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Date:  October 20, 2018, 12:00 pm

Location:  Pogues Run Art and Nature Park, 2300 N. Dequincy Street, Indianapolis, IN

Program Fee:  Free

Pogues Run Art and Nature Park is one of the City’s most unique parks.  The 43 acre park at the end of Pogues Run Greenway, was designed as part of the City’s flood control system, is home to nearly two miles of trails and over ten pieces of sculpture.  As part of the overall park and trail design, students from the Herron School of Art and Design at IUPUI designed contemporary sculpture pieces that were erected throughout the park.  Since construction, subsequent pieces of art have been commissioned and installed by local community groups making the park one of the largest collections of contemporary art on the Indy Greenways system.  Join us for a guided walking tour with artist Eric Nordgulen, Professor at Herron School of Art and Design who facilitated the original crafting and placement of the park’s sculptural elements.

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