Created by the City of El Paso, Live Active El Paso is a citywide community movement promoting health and wellness by encouraging physical activity, improved nutrition, and strong mental health. | Photo courtesy City of El Paso
Officials with Live Active El Paso are encouraging community members to focus on living a more active and healthier lifestyle in 2021 by participating in a special Live Active EP event from 8 a.m. to noon on Friday, January 1 at Scenic Drive.
“The beginning of the new year is a perfect time to make healthy changes and to set new goals – physically and mentally,” said Quality of Life Deputy City Manager Tracey Jerome. “If the pandemic has taught us anything it is that physical activity and movement are extremely important. This event to start the year is a great opportunity to create goals and commit to a healthier lifestyle.”
Scenic Drive will be closed to vehicular traffic allowing everyone a healthy start to 2021 by walking, running, jogging or cycling and learning more about the Live Active El Paso movement.
Members from the Live Active EP team will be at the entrance of Scenic Drive registering residents to join the Live Active community. The first 300 people who take the pledge to Live Active will receive a free, special face covering.
Visitors will also be able to learn more about Live Active EP partners who have joined the movement and dedicate their time and resources to improve the health and well-being of our community.
Partners include Texas A&M AgriLife Extension, Pasos Para Prevenir, YMCA of El Paso and the Paso Del Norte Trail Association.
As a reminder, Scenic Drive is closed to vehicular traffic every Sunday from 7 a.m. to noon to allow the community access to safely walk, jog, run and bike along Scenic Drive.
Created by the City of El Paso, Live Active El Paso is a citywide community movement promoting health and wellness by encouraging physical activity, improved nutrition, and strong mental health. The initiative includes more than 40 partner organizations including local gymnasiums, nutritional eateries, non-profit health organizations and local businesses.
Live Active EP provides residents information about health events, hikes, exercise classes, and free virtual workout classes from various partners designed to get people healthy and find community support.
Live Active began as an initiative to improve the overall health of our community during the COVID-19 pandemic. For more information on Live Active El Paso, click here.