Walk for your Health Returns in April!

Posted on 03/22/18 by Jamie Bulen

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Manchester’s Parks and Recreation Department has released the spring dates for 2018’s “ Walk for your Health” program.  This walking group is open to people of all ages who want to get out in the fresh air, exercise and meet new friends!

This spring series will run from Monday, April 16 through Friday, June 22, with walks taking place on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays at 9:00 AM at a variety of locations.

AARP will be present at the first walk of each month, handing out treats and providing information on local programs and events!

Here are more details on the April dates:

Monday, April 16 – Livingston Park:  AARP will be present!
Wednesday, April 18 - Livingston Park
Friday, April 20 - Livingston Park
Parking: Livingston parking lot near the warming hut, 156 Hooksett Road, Manchester
Start: Near the warming hut, on a paved path around the pond

Monday, April 23 - West Side Ice Arena
Parking: West Side Ice Arena, 1 Electric St, Manchester
Start: In parking lot on partly paved and flat course with great views along the river

Wednesday, April 25 - Manchester/Goffstown
Parking: West Side Ice Arena, 1 Electric St, Manchester
Start: In parking lot on partly paved and flat course with great views along the river  

Friday, April 27 - Camp Carpenter
Start: 300 Blondin Road, Manchester, on a wooded trail around a pond.  This trail is shaded with small hills

Monday, April 30 – Brookside Church
Parking: On-street parking in front of Brookside Church (cannot use their parking lot)
Start: 2013 Elm St, Manchester. The walk will use sidewalks until you reach Stark Park, where the trail is mostly even with some inclines within the park.

Participants are welcome to walk as far as their comfort level takes them.  But don’t forget to fill out your mile sheet weekly, because every mile walked enters one raffle ticket into the end of year raffle drawings!

Remember to wear firm, comfortable footwear and loose clothing.  There will be a one-time $3.00 registration fee to help defray some of the program expenses.  In case of inclement weather, walks will be held at the Mall of New Hampshire.

For more information, call the Parks, Recreation & Cemetery Division at (603) 624-6444.

So break out those sneakers and experience your favorite morsels of Manchester this spring with a walk through the Queen City!

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