Tag - exercise

Now that Spring has finally arrived in Central Indiana and warm weather is on it's way, it's time to enjoy spending time outdoors and exercising in the fresh air. Hendricks County offers beautiful parks and trails to explore. Run/walk events provide…

3 Healthy, Indoor Family Activities

Thursday, February 7, 2019 1:00 PM by Beth Fife

My 6-year-old daughter received a birthday invitation for a skating party at Hot Skates Roller Skating Center in Avon, Indiana. She was very excited, but then I saw a look of panic in her eyes as she stated she's never been roller skating. Then it…

Top 10: Reasons to Run/Walk in Hendricks County

Wednesday, January 23, 2019 2:00 AM by Beth Fife

Running or walking outdoors provides many health benefits for the body and mind. Parks and trail systems located throughout Hendricks County offer beautiful green space for outdoor activities. Put the two together, and runners and walkers of all…

My fellow blogger Becky Wilson-Lusk recently wrote about 8 Indoor Activities for the Kids in Hendricks County , so as the interim superintendent of Hendricks County Parks & Recreation , I thought I would complement Becky's post with one about 8 outdoor…

Guilford Township's Hummel Park - located in Plainfield, Indiana - is one of my favorite Hendricks County parks to run in. But please don't tell the other parks; I don't want their feelings to get hurt. The eastern most portion of the park has a…

Top 10: Things to Know Before Visiting Sky Zone

Thursday, February 15, 2018 2:00 PM by David Ayers

Looking for a fun activity that every member of the family will enjoy at an affordable price where you can literally bounce off the walls? One of the places that's very popular with our two boys and their friends is the Sky Zone Indoor Trampoline…

Indoor Fitness Options in Hendricks County

Wednesday, January 10, 2018 9:00 AM by Beth Fife

Fitness and healthy activities are important year round. However, staying active during the colder months is essential for maintaining a strong immune system, burning calories to avoid the dreaded winter weight gain, and releasing those "feel-good"…

Fall Running/Walking Events Round-Up

Wednesday, August 30, 2017 3:00 PM by Beth Fife

Hendricks County goes above and beyond providing family-friendly events and activities throughout our beautiful fall season. Health and wellness remains important to our community, and numerous events include walks/runs. Residents and visitors alike…

Weekend Primer: Aug. 25-27

Wednesday, August 23, 2017 10:00 AM by Katy Mann

Each day brings a new adventure in Hendricks County, and we have a whole weekend full of fun. This weekend even appears to have a break in high temps combined with a bevy of activities both indoors and out, so hop on over to any one of these…