Step it Up! Family Fitness Club

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The Step it Up! Family Fitness Club is an exercise and wellness campaign coordinated by Prince George’s County the Health Department, the M-NCPPC Department of Parks and Recreation, Prince George's County, and the Prince George’s County Executive, Rushern L. Baker III.

We encourage all County residents to be a part of the healthy revolution and join this free running and walking club. We can conquer fitness goals together!

On-site Registration

Be a part of the healthy revolution and join us on the 1st and 3rd Wednesdays of each month for free walk/run events at various County parks, tracks and trails. Each walk/run event will have on-site registration.
  1. Purpose
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  3. Importance of Fitness Club

Purpose

The purpose of The Step it Up! Family Fitness Club is to:

  • Create a fun and friendly space for Prince George’s County residents to work towards their fitness goals together as we explore the scenic parks, tracks and trails of our County.
  • Combat all forms of chronic diseases that include: type 2 diabetes, hypertension, osteoarthritis, and other diseases. It all begins with one step and we are prepared to take that step with you.
  • Reduce the risk for developing chronic diseases and say “YES” to a healthier YOU!
  • Commit to getting your body moving on the 1st and 3rd Wednesday of every month, June - November, from 6:00pm - 7:00pm at various County parks, tracks and trails.
  • Enjoy quality fitness time with family and friends as you learn first hand why the M-NCPPC Department of Parks and Recreation is "Best in the Nation" with more than 10,000 programs.

Upcoming Events

Say “Yes” to a healthier you and check back often for upcoming events with Prince George's County Health Department and M-NCPPC Department of Parks and Recreation.

2016 Step it Up! Family Fitness Club Schedule

Date Time Trail
Meeting Location & Address
June
6/6, 6/20
6:00 pm
Bladensburg Waterfront Park:
Walking Loop Trail
Bladensburg Waterfront Park
4601 Annapolis Road
Bladensburg, MD 20710
July
7/6, 7/20
6:00 pm
Walker Mill Regional Park:
Walker Mill Walking Loop Trail
Walker Mill Regional Park
8840 Walker Mill Road
District Heights, MD 20747
August
8/3, 8/17
6:00 pm
Oxon Run Park
Hillcrest Heights Community Center
2300 Oxon Hill Drive
Temple Hills, MD 20748
September
9/7, 9/21
6:00 pm
WB&A Trail
Glenn Dale Community Center
11901 Glenn Dale Boulevard
Glenn Dale, MD 20769
October
10/5, 10/19
6:00 pm
Northeast Branch Trail
Wells-Linson Complex
5211 Paint Branch Parkway
College Park, MD 20740
November
11/2, 11/16
6:00 pm
Prince George's Sports & Learning Complex:
Outdoor Track
Prince George's Sports & Learning Complex - Outdoor Track
8001 Sheriff Road
Landover, MD 20785

Featured Walking Programs

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Club 300

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