Category Archives: Families

2017-18 Learn to Ski and Snowboard Package

New this winter, $49 will get Vermont child three full days on the mountain with a beginner ski or snowboard lesson, lift ticket and rentals! Thanks to the Vermont Governor’s Council on Physical Fitness and Sports, 125 Vermont children will be able to redeem Ski Vermont’s Take 3 beginner package. The subsidized $49 package is […]

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Vermont Doctors Prescribe Outdoor Exercise

Following doctor’s orders is a lot of fun this summer, thanks to a statewide push for outdoor exercise. Physicians around the state will prescribe active play in Vermont State Parks as a way to promote healthy lifestyles and prevent chronic health issues. The Vermont Governor’s Council on Physical Fitness and Sports and Vermont Department of […]

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Learn to Ski & Snowboard 2017

Young Vermonters find a new way to love winter in Vermont What can $20 get you these days? How about a beginner ski or snowboard lesson for a Vermont child, including rentals and a lift ticket? This past January, the Vermont Governor’s Council on Physical Fitness and Sports sponsored 300 Vermont children with $20 beginner packages […]

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Exercise is Medicine

The following is adapted from an article that appeared in the Rutland Herald and Times Argus on July 24, 2016. by Janis Hall When you think of health care and medicine, you probably think of doctors, hospitals and drug prescriptions. But there’s growing recognition that patients’ daily activities have a huge potential to support good […]

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Walk to help others

2015 Vermont Corporate Cup and State Agency Race Like flowers, charity walks bloom this time of year. Millions of people walk to raise awareness and funds for cancer research, disease prevention, homeless shelters, and other worthy goals. Join in to help fellow citizens while improving your own health. Get started: Target a cause. Choose a […]

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