The Watertown Health Department is excited to relaunch the Watertown Walks Program!
The Health Department sent out the following information:
Join us this Wednesday, November 1st, from 12:00-1:00 p.m. for a scenic, moderate paced walk along the Charles River.
Participants will meet in Saltonstall Park on Main Street, right next to Town Hall and across from Tedeschi’s Market, at 12:00 p.m. Walking shoes/sneakers and comfortable, warm clothing recommended.
The program is part of an effort to build a healthier community.
“Regular physical activity can reduce the burden of chronic diseases, such as heart disease, diabetes, and some cancers, and can prevent early death. Despite the known health benefits of being physically active, only one-half of U.S. adults and about one-quarter of high school students meet the minimum guidelines for aerobic physical activity.
Walking is an easy way to start and maintain a physically active lifestyle, and walkable communities make it easier for people of all ages and abilities to be active.” (CDC.gov)
Fall Lunchtime Series
Start locations listed below (walks will be cancelled if it rains)
11/1, Charles River East, starts at Saltonstall Park
11/8 Rail-Walk, starts at Commander’s Mansion
11/15, Mount Auburn Cemetery, starts at Main Entrance
Watertown Health Department, Recreation, and Senior Center