Category Archives: Programs

Vermont Continues Popular Park Prescription and Outdoor Exercise Program

Physicians around the state are continuing to 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 Forests, Parks and Recreation provided Vermont doctors with “prescriptions” that are actually free day passes to […]

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2017-18 Learn to Ski and Snowboard Package

New this winter, $49 will get a 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 […]

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New 2017 Grants For Community Wellness Projects

The Vermont Governor’s Council on Physical Fitness & Sports is seeking proposals to provide funding for the development of new community wellness initiatives, improvement of existing community wellness programs, or collaboration between worksites and community wellness initiatives in Vermont.  The Community Wellness grant provides funding to initiatives that will have an impact on the health […]

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Registration Open for Vermont’s 2017 Worksite Wellness Conference

Registration for the 2017 Worksite Wellness Conference is now open! The Vermont Department of Health is again partnering with the Governor’s Council of Physical Fitness and Sports to host the annual Worksite Wellness Conference on March 23rd, 2017 at the Sheraton Hotel and Conference Center in Burlington. The conference brings together over 400 business leaders, human resources […]

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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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