Healthy Hearts With Parks Fun Walks

The Parks and Recreation department is gearing up for year two of the Healthy Hearts and Parks Fun Walks in the City of El Paso. The walks, which will focus on health, related topics along with the monthly two-mile walks have become very popular.

KTSM-TV Channel 9 along with Sierra Providence Health network will be the sponsors of the event, which is open to individuals of all ages. The City Recreation centers are currently forming walking clubs and should you like to be a part of the upcoming walks or join a walking club in your area call 541-4331. The schedule below shows the walking schedule culminating with an awards ceremony in October for those that participated in the most walks.

Joe Rodriguez, Recreation Services Manager for the Parks Department says, "Walking can be a very healthy and safe exercise and with our corporate partners can lead to a fit lifestyle and an excellent chance to meet new people."

Healthy Hearts & Parks Fun Walks 2006
(All walks begin at 9:00 a.m.)

May 13 Carolina Center/Park 563 N. Carolina
June 10 Eastwood Park 3110 Parkwood St.
July 15 Veterans Park 5301 Salem St.
August 12 Dick Shinaut Park 11701 Rufus Brijalba (Saul Kleinfeld)
September 16 Marwood Park 4325 River Bend
October 14 Marty Robbins 11600 Vista Del Sol
November 11 Memorial Park 1701 Copia