Stay active. And if you stay active, your chances of staying well and healthy improve considerably. If you aren’t currently active, it’s time to get active. You can never do it soon enough and it is never too late to start improving your health through activity. After all, who doesn’t want to stay well and be as healthy as possible?
If living a healthy and active lifestyle is important to you, Rochester, Minnesota is a great place to live. Wellness opportunities continue to expand in the city and surrounding areas with countless venues and programs that offer a wide variety of healthy living experiences and education. There is a growing list of healthy hot spots on healthylivingrochester.org.
If you like to swim, Rochester has public pools that charge a minimal fee, Minnesota weather permitting of course, and many private facilities that offer pool passes for members and guests. If you like to rock climb, you can do that in the city every season of the year. There are plenty of golf courses to play on, public bike paths to ride and/or walk on throughout the city, and public parks to play games and swing in. Being active here doesn’t have to cost a thing.
There are a lot of gyms one can join in Rochester. There’s the YMCA, the Rochester Athletic Club, Northgate, WOW Fitness Centers, Empowered Wellness and many more. For those visiting Rochester, many of the gyms offer temporary memberships or pay-per-visit opportunities.
When looking into a gym membership, you might want to ask yourself the following:
- What types of activities excite me about doing and/or trying?
- Do the gym’s hours of operation fit my schedule?
- Will the gym’s location be a barrier to regularly attending and taking advantage of the fitness activities available there?
There are many ways to get active and stay active in Rochester. Healthylivingrochester.org can help you find many of them. Staying active is an important part of maintaining a healthy lifestyle. Don’t delay, start today!