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Winter Workout Challenge 2019
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The Winter Workout Challenge is a two month challenge with a variety of exercise options for people of ALL fitness levels. The mission of the Winter Workout Challenge (WWC) is to provide an opportunity for the community to kick-start their fitness and find healthy ways to increase their energy during the dark, wet, and cold winter days in Wrangell.
The WWC is also a contest of sorts. The participant who completes the greatest amount of workouts in the 8 week period will win an Annual Pass to the facility, as well as the Grand Prize basket! The WWC provides the intrinsic incentive of increased health, fitness, and confidence. Not to mention opportunities for exploring different types of exercise and meeting new friends!
Wrangell Parks & Rec have teamed up with local businesses in the community who support the mission behind the WWC, and in turn have generously donated gifts that will be raffled off each week to participants who complete at least one approved workout that week.
Program Fee: FREE, however, use of the Recreation Facility and Swimming Pool must be paid for byway of the daily entry fee, punch card payment or memberships.
Are you under 14 and want to participate in the WWC? See below!!
Registration Begins: December 17th, 2018
Program Dates: January 1, 2019 - March 1st, 2019
Participants who complete workouts "off-campus" from the Recreation Facility and Swimming Pool must show proof of workouts completed by snapping a photo and showing it to staff at the facility, or by posting to our WWC Event Page via Facebook, when your points are posted on the progress chart.
Cardio: These workouts can range from use of several workout machines in the facility, jogging outdoors is encouraged, too.
Weights: Combinations of Body weight, Free weight, and weight machine exercises are encouraged!
Aquatics: Join us for lap/tot/open swims, along with water aerobics or arthritis classes! Build your endurance, gain mobility and range of motion. Bring along your pals!
After completion of this or any other approved workout, alert the staff to place a tally mark corresponding to the specific week and your name on the WWC Progress Poster.
Other approved workouts are: Type of Workouts: Yoga (Wrangell Fitness OR AICS)*, ANY Wrangell Fitness workout class (BODYPUMP, GRIT, CXWORX)*, Mt. Dewey hike, Volunteer Trail Hike, Rainbow Falls Hike, Water Aerobics Class, Arthiritis Class, Masters Swimming/ Meets, Southeast Beasts Sunday Runs*, Raquetball, Wallyball, Innertube Water Polo, Bike Path walk/ride. *Affiliated WWC Organization
KIDS Winter Workout Challenge
Are you under 14? Do you want to win prizes for being active?
Gain WWC Points for completing any of the accepted activities listed below. Be sure to report these to WPR staff each time you complete them!
The kid who completes the most activities will win a FREE 6 month pass to the WPR Facility!
Here are examples of accepted activities: General swim, Family Swim, Swim Club practice or meet, Mt. Dewey, Open Gym, Rainbow Falls, ANY School Sport GAME or PRACTICE, Wolfpack Wrestling practice, Tot Gym, Walk or Ride on Bike Path, Volunteer Trail.
Remember if you complete workouts "off-campus" from the Recreation Facility and Swimming Pool you MUST show proof of workouts completed by snapping a photo and showing it to staff at the facility when your points are posted on the progress chart.
Each workout or approved activity you complete will earn you a WWC point. Keep track of your progress throughout the 8 week period on our WWC Progress Poster, which will be found on our bulletin board.
We have teamed up with several other fitness-motivated organizations from the community to provide you even more options to gain WWC points (Wrangell Fitness, Southeast Beasts).
There are also activities that can be completed outdoors for WWC points as well (Mt. Dewey, Volunteer Trail hike, Rainbow Falls Hike, Southeast Beasts Sunday Runs + Fun Run Events, bike path walk/ride).
You will also be awarded a WWC point for snapping a picture of a healthy meal you cooked, or your increased water intake, decreased phone usage, and efforts towards smoking cessation!
Additional Forms and Files:
WWC Approved Activity
* Adjustments and discounts will be applied during checkout if applicable. *
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