If you haven't heard yet, Columbia County and REC TEC Grills are starting a MOVEment...and we can't believe the early response!
Here's what you need to know about MOVE Columbia County:
1. It's 100% FREE to join and to participate.
You can sign up by visiting the MOVE Columbia County site here.
2. It's led by people just like you.
This program is about getting started and incorporating movement into every week. We've designed it so that absolutely anyone can participate. Our office isn't full of fitness gurus, so we've spent the past month or so gearing up and getting certified to lead you in beginner workouts in a relaxed atmosphere where everyone should have a good time.
3. You could win awesome monthly prizes!
Every time you attend an event or a class, you should check in to let us know you were there. Each check-in will earn you points and those points could translate to prizes.
We're even giving away a prize pack for early registration - Anyone who registers before the end of March will be entered to win a prize pack consisting of:
(1) set of Echo Buds
(1) set of Resistance Bands with Carrying Case
(1) BuildLife Gallon Water Bottle
(1) $50 Academy Sports Gift Card
4. You can participate in a LOT of different ways -
Move it Mondays - this is a walking group with light workouts/stretching included. We'll meet you each Monday in one of our Columbia County parks. Check out the April-June schedule here. We'll be joined, on a regular basis, by both FIT4MOM Augusta and Silver Sneakers instructors.
Weekend Workout - We're inviting you to join us for free Yoga at the Plaza at Evans Town Center (just across the street from Evans Towne Center Park) and free body weight strength training classes at the brand NEW Gateway Park in Grovetown. Check out the April-June schedule here.
MOVE check-in points - RFID touch-points are being installed at Evans Towne Center Park, Memorial Gardens Park (behind the Evans Library) and brand NEW Gateway Park so you can even earn points just for visiting the park and MOVE-ing on your own!
Once these touch-points are installed, you'll simply use your MOVE Membership card to scan in and get your points.
5. We have gear that you can use.
If you're joining us as a first-timer for a yoga or body weight class, you don't need to run out and purchase a mat, yoga blocks, or bands. We have some you can use! You should wear comfortable clothes and bring a full water bottle.
6. MOVE Columbia County is a judgement-free zone!
We're out there attempting to get in shape with you. It's ok if you get winded 2 minutes into the workout. Some of our staff will be too.
It's ok if you don't own Lululemon gear. It's even ok to come dressed for work and join us on a MOVE it Monday for a walking meeting.
EVERYONE is welcome! This initiative was designed with people of ALL ages and abilities in mind.
We're also totally open to feedback. If you love something, we want to hear about it. If you don't love it, we still want to hear about it. Events@ColumbiaCountyGA.gov
Any-who...thank you for the incredible initial response and for jumping on board with us.
We have a great list of additional F.A.Q.s here.
Check it out. We can't wait to meet you!