Modified: June 8, 2022 4:51pm
FAMILY HEALTH AND FITNESS DAY, SATURDAY, JUNE 11
Family Health & Fitness Day takes place on Saturday, June 11, 2022! Celebrated the second Saturday in June each year, this special day promotes the importance of parks and recreation in keeping communities healthy and active.
Whether it's this weekend or any other day of the year, consider visiting an Erie County Park or any other local parks and recreation areas. You can make visiting a local park part of the health routine for you and your family.
The list below includes parks that can be accessed by public transportation (NFTA Metro and Rail). Plan your trip using NFTA Metro Bus and Rail.
- Cazenovia Park
- Delaware Park
- Ellicott Creek Park
- Martin Luther King, Jr. Park
- Outer Harbor State Park
- Red Jacket Riverfront Park Natural Habitat Park
Be sure to bring these basic safety items as part of your trip to the park:
- Water bottle & water
- Protection from the sun (sunscreen, hat)
- Insect repellent
- Sturdy, comfortable sneakers or sandals
The National Park Service has a list of 10 essentials for travelling to a park that are useful for a longer park visit.