Being Active


Creating Healthy Communities

Works with communities to reduce risk factors for chronic disease. 

Columbus Art Walks
Self-guided walking-audio tour of interesting public art, architecture and landmarks. 

Get Active Columbus
Columbus' online destination of resources, information, and fun for being active.

Green Walks
A new way to get active while seeing natural resources and good green practices in Columbus' premier parks.

Healthy Children, Healthy Weights
Promotes a healthy weight in children from birth to kindergarten, with a focus on developing early habits for being active and healthy eating.

Healthy Neighborhoods
Works with neighborhoods and partners to address local health issues, with focus on promoting more active lifestyles. 

Healthy Places
Creates built environments that are more walkable, bikeable and support being active in our daily lives.

Institute for Active Living 
Works to increase residents' access to physical activity, with a focus on working with community partners to create resources and residents' awareness of those resources.

Safe Communities 
Works in the area of traffic safety, with some programs related to safe walking and biking.

Safe Routes to School 
Safe Routes to School Columbus works to make walking and biking to school a safer, easier and more fun option for Columbus elementary and middle school students.

Women, Infants, and Children
Nutrition program for women who are pregnant or breastfeeding, infants and children under the age of 5 years, with emphasis on promoting being active and having a healthy weight.