13th Annual Harvest Hustle 5K Run/Walk

 

The Harvest Hustle will be held Saturday October 14th, 2017. This event has continued to grow over the years and has become a staple at Lowell’s Harvest Festival. The FOCUS of this event is to encourage families to lead healthy and active lives together. There is no better way to kick off a weekend of celebration than with a little exercise. So lace up your shoes and get ready for the Harvest Hustle 5K Run / Walk.

Packet Pick Up will be from 4-6 pm on Friday, 10/13/17 at Northern Physical Therapy, 2050 W Main St, Lowell. Phone number for inquiries about pickup: 616-881-1967.

Race Day registration and packet pick up will be at the Lowell Police Station garage on Avery Street, beginning at 7:30 AM. Race begins at 8:30 AM.

**Available t-shirt sizes will be limited after 10/1**

Registration Fees:

$25 / adult

$15 / student

 

**registration fees increase on 10/7/17

Click Here to Register

 

 

Lowell Health Expo Thursday August 17

Would you like to be part of the Lowell Heath Expo held in conjunction  with Pink Arrow Community Day?  The focus of this event is to promote the health and wellness of our community through information and education.  This event is a wonderful way for  you to show off the services you offer to assist families in maintaining a healthy lifestyle.  Click on the links below for more information and application to part of this fun day!

 

2017 Lowell Health Expo Vendor Letter

2017 Lowell Health Expo Vendor Application

Smoking Cessation Class in 2017

Lowell Community Wellness is pleased to support a Smoking Cessation Class beginning Tuesday, February 21st, from 6-9 PM at the Lowell Family Medical Center.  This six-week session is open to the public, free of charge, and is supported by the Pink Arrow Project.  Registration is encouraged, please call 6160446-7058.

Winter Outdoor Skills Class

Join Lowell Wellness and the Fortune Bay Expedition Team for one of the best courses in the midwest one winter outdoor skills.

This course is for beginners and intermediate adventurers who want to learn about camping and thriving in the winter conditions.   The course is based on the National Ski Patrol Curriculum for their Ski Patrollers.  Additional information about keeping warm, properly setting up shelter, sleeping, travel and much more.   The course has two parts – first a lecture at the Englehart Library.   Students can sign up for the lecture only and learn all about winter skills.   For those wishing for more of a challenge, the course continues with a practical exercise in Northern Michigan on the shore of Lake Michigan.   Learn all about the basics, tricks, tips and advanced skills from the best instructors in the state.

sledges

Lecture is held on January 8th, 2017 at the Englehart Library from 1 pm to 5 pm.
The practical starts the afternoon of January 20th until January 22nd in Wilderness State Park.

For more information and to register, click here.

Thanks for some great summer activities!

Summer Programming with Lowell Community Wellness

A big shout out for Dr. John Mogor and Kerry Foley for their contributions to a healthy, active summer in the form of Tai Chi and Yoga classes.  These weekly classes were part of the summer activity series offered by Lowell Community Wellness. Thank you to all who attended the Tai Chi classes and Yoga practice held on the Riverwalk.