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This is your place for fun, education and resources through these wild and turbulent times! We are committed to ensuring that our resilient community members have resources to maintain healthy lives. In these challenging times, Our Virtual Recreation Center will bring these programs and resources right to you and your family with the hope of making it easier for you to prioritize your health and well-being!  

 

Visit this page often or follow us on Instagram or Facebook for new updates and ideas to keep you and your loved ones healthy, entertained and informed. Please note that we do not endorse, collect payment on behalf of, or received funds to advertise any of the third-party sites or services referenced on this page.  

Have a great idea or resource you’d like to share? Email us at nfriedrich@morpd.com.  

Health and Fitness Activities! 

Stay Active 

As our daily lives may now allow for more unoccupied time, there are many ways to stay healthy and active.  

Indoor activities 

Here are a few ideas for staying active indoors.  

Disclaimer: Individuals should consult their physicians before starting any exercise program or changing their diet to limit risks of injury.  

Take a virtual fitness class – there are plenty of free options online. Here are just a few:  

For Adults: 

For Kids:

Outdoor Activities:

  • Go for a walk with chalk around the neighborhood and leave positive notes and pictures for others to find.
  • Use the American River Nature Trail- it's a great place to escape outside. 
  • Mission North, Eastern Oak and Gibbons Park all have walking paths. 

Keeping your mind active!

It's easy to get lost in the world of video games and television while at home, but it's just as important to stay physically active as it is to stay mentally active! Try these resources to keep your mind sharp.

Kids:

Adult:

Get Creative!

Use this time to pick up a hobby! Try something new with the links below.

Games and Crafts for Kids:

Get Connected!

When limiting your physical contact with people, it's important to remember to make and maintain emotional connections. Try a few of these ideas to stay connected with friends and family.

  • Write and send a letter to a loved one
  • Watch a movie together with Skype or Facetime 
  • Host a virtual playdate with Skype or Facetime
  • Call a friend or family member you haven't spoken to in a while
  • Take care of yourself; make sure to eat a well balanced diet, get plenty of sleep, and stretch at least twice a day
  • Play board games with your family or use facebook to play games with your friends
  • Play hide and go seek, charades, and other low contact games
  • Set a day to do some spring cleaning with your faimly
  • Have a dance party

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