Category Archives: Programs

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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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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Learn to Ski & Snowboard 2016!

Young Vermonters: Welcome to 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 January, the Vermont Governor’s Council on Physical Fitness and Sports will sponsor 300 Vermont children with $20 […]

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