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Public Health - Seattle & King County

Physical activity in King County

Why is physical activity important?
Get active your way
Working to increase physical activity in King County
Physical activity for older adults
Children and youth
School physical activity resources
2006 Health of King County Report
See Chapter 5: Risk Factors for Chronic Disease and Injury

Watch a video about a King County woman who describes how she learned to add physical activity to her daily routine:

Shape Up! Seniors encouraged to remain active to reduce falls

The Shape Up campaign is designed to get seniors involved with physical activity programs at four community centers: North Bellevue Community Center, Bitter Lake Community Center, Burien Senior Center, and Northshore Senior Center.


Walking maps in King County
For good health every person should do 30 minutes or more of moderate-intensity physical activity throughout the day on five or more days of the week.


Healthy Aging Parnership
As an active partner to the Health Aging Partnership, Public Health - Seattle & King County helps to promote healthy aging through community partnerships.