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Free, guided walk at Ellicott Creek Park


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oneilj - Posted on 06 September 2013

Erie County Legislator Kevin Hardwick announces that a free guided walk at Ellicott Creek Park in Tonawanda will be held on Saturday, Sept. 14, 2013. The walk is part of the “Be Active Erie County!” series, sponsored by the Erie County Department of Health and Wellness Institute of Greater Buffalo, to promote an active and healthy lifestyle. 


Registration begins at 9 a.m. at the casino, 1 Ellicott Creek Drive, Tonawanda, NY 14150.


“Ellicott Creek Park has great paths for walkers and runners, along with the outdoor exercise area and disc golf course. This guided walk with show attendees all the great assets that are offered at the park,” said Legislator Hardwick.


The series continues with additional walks on the following days:

  • Sept. 21 – Sprague Brook Park
  • Sept. 28 – Akron Falls Park
  • Oct. 5 – Como Lake Park
  • Oct. 19 – Chestnut Ridge Park
  • Oct. 26 – County Forestry in Sardinia


At these walks attendees will be able to learn more about how to get healthy and stay healthy, and receive health screenings targeting blood pressure and body mass index (BMI). Also available will be assorted health education materials and smoking cessation services and products.


For additional information, please contact Legislator Hardwick at 858-8672 or email kevin.hardwick@erie.gov.