AARP Pennsylvania and the Jewish Healthcare Foundation of Pittsburgh are teaming up to help get older adults moving outdoors through the Foundation’s Senior Connections initiative. Join us for a group walk in Frick Park with Pittsburgh City Councilman Corey O’Connor, and sign up for free “Park Ambassador” training to learn the fundamentals of leading group outings in your local park. Both events will be led by Venture Outdoors and are designed for older adults of various fitness levels.
Group Walk at Frick Park
Tuesday, August 7 from 4:30pm-6:00pm
Frick Environmental Center
2005 Beechwood Boulevard, Pittsburgh, PA 15217
Join Councilman Corey O’Connor for a 90-minute low intensity walk through Frick park. Get outside, learn about city initiatives, meet new people and have fun! Please RSVP here.
Consult your physician before beginning any exercise program.
Park Ambassador Training at North Park
Wednesday, August 15 from 9:00am-1:00pm
North Park – Gold Star Shelter
Lake Shore Drive, Wexford, PA
Learn the fundamentals of leading walks and other recreational opportunities for older adults. The activities have been designed for older adults of all abilities. Lunch provided! Please RSVP to Jen Blatz by August 10.