Indianapolis Greenways Partnership

CICOA Health Walk With a Dietitian

Seniors Walking at the Park

Date: Friday, May 17, 2019, 1:00 pm

Location: Monon Rail-Trail – Nora Commons Access Point – 8905 Evergreen Ave, Indianapolis, IN 46240
(Behind the Nora Commons Facility)

Seniors and their families are invited to join a CICOA Aging & In-Home Solutions Dietitian for a 40-minute walk along the Monon Rail-Trail to promote active lifestyles for seniors! Walking gives your entire system a boost and can be a key part of a healthy and independent senior lifestyle. By participating in this half-mile circuit participants will enjoy a scenic walk along the trail while learning simple ways to stay healthy and fit in their day-to-day lives. Topics that will be covered include:

  • The importance of exercise, calcium, vitamin D and hydration
  • Easy ways to include food and drink sources on a daily basis
  • What nutrients most Americans are not getting
  • Simple ways to include daily movement
  • Basic healthy diet tips as it relates to Chronic conditions
  • Importance of healthy lifestyle for prevention and reduction of Chronic condition issues and symptoms


The event is free but you must register.

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5-2-1-0 and the Outdoors: A Family Walk with Jump IN for Healthy Kids

Five young friends running outdoors smilingDate: Saturday, May 11, 2019, 10:00 am

Location: Along the Pleasant Run Greenway at Garfield Park Arts Center
2432 Conservatory Drive, Indianapolis, IN (parking lot on east side of Art Center)

Join Jump IN for Healthy Kids for a 60-minute walk along the Pleasant Run Greenway at Garfield Park.   Led by a local dietician, this fun walk will include tips on incorporating 5-2-1-0 into your day (5 fruits and vegetables, 2 hours or less of screen time, 1 hour of physical activity, and 0 sugar-sweetened beverages).  We’ll make a few brief stops for light physical activities, games, as well as lessons about healthy eating, and tips for using screens to help increase physical activity. All fitness levels are welcome. The group will meet at the parking lot on the east side of the Garfield Park Arts Center.

Walk With A Doc on the White River Greenway

IMG_0123.JPGDate: May 18, 2019, 9:00 am

Location: White River Greenway- Walk begins at the Riverside Park Aquatic Center parking lot – 2420 East Riverside Drive, Indianapolis, IN

Get fit and explore Indianapolis’ White River. The White River Greenway is a 10-mile greenway trail that follows the White River from 38th Street on the north to Raymond Street south of downtown.  The greenway passes through White River State Park downtown and provides connections to several significant cultural destinations in the city.  On May 18,  join an Eskenazi community physician for a walk on the northern portion of the greenway beginning at Riverside Park and going to Fall Creek near 10th Street. The walk will include a walking discussion of the new physical activity guidelines for older adults from the Move Your Way campaign.  We will explore ways to incorporate balance and muscle strength training into a walk on the White River Greenway.  Although the program will include tips for older adults, kids and all ages are welcome to attend.  This event is free and bilingual.  You can also stick around for the Summer Celebration taking place at Riverside Park beginning at 11:00 am.

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Youth Art and Nature Walk at Brookside Park

Youth Art and Nature Walk.jpgDate: Saturday, May 4 from 2:00-3:30 pm

Location: Brookside Park – Indy Parks and Recreation

As a part of the Pogue’s Run Waterway Youth Photo Contest, Tosca Carranza will be leading youth through Brookside Park, giving them the opportunity to interact with different natural elements of the park and take pictures for the photo contest. Photo contest is for youth 6-17 years old.
**Rain date – Saturday May 11th 2:00 -3:30 PM
Visit the Facebook page for further program updates.

Hosts include: Near East Area Renewal, Reconnecting to Our Waterways, Nina Mason Pulliam Charitable Trust, The daVinci Pursuit, and the Indianapolis Greenways Partnership.

Introduction to Photography and Ecology at Spades Park

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Date: Wednesday, May 15 from 6:00-8:00 pp

Location: Spades Park

As a part of the 2019 Pogue’s Run Waterway Amateur Photo Contest, the Da Vinci Pursuit will be hosting a nature walk in Spades Park, guiding participants through the natural ecology of the park and giving participants opportunities to take pictures that can be submitted to the photo contest.

**Rain date – Monday May 20th 6:00 – 8:00 PM

Visit the Facebook page for further program updates.

Hosts include: Near East Area Renewal, Reconnecting to Our Waterways, Nina Mason Pulliam Charitable Trust, The daVinci Pursuit, and the Indianapolis Greenways Partnership.