CAPITAL REGION, NY – MVP Health Care and the National Fitness Campaign (NFC) recently announced the launch of a statewide partnership to build 10-15 state-of-the-art outdoor fitness fields in the communities of New York and Vermont. The MVP Health Care Fitness Courts will be built in easily accessible public spaces from 2022.
The Fitness Court is a free 7-minute outdoor full body workout system for adults of all ages and fitness levels. As part of an effort launched by NFC to activate public spaces, encourage healthy lifestyles, and create equitable access to outdoor exercise programs, the fitness field will be a mainstay of exercise in both. States and builds on the success of MVP’s first Fitness Court, which launched in the city of Rochester in 2019.
âThe launch of MVP Health Care Fitness Courts is a monumental step towards accessing resources that can forever change the trajectory of a person’s health and wellness journey,â said Christopher Del Vecchio, President and CEO of MVP Health Care. âAs a leading healthcare services company serving the North East, investing in our local communities and delivering new, innovative and exciting options like the Fitness Court, strengthens our commitment to giving back to the people and places we call home. we.
âWe are proud to partner with NFC to deliver this unique opportunity to New York and Vermont and look forward to seeing you on the fitness grounds. “
MVP and NFC are asking local governments or universities who wish to have a Fitness Court in their city or on their campus to apply for funding. Winners will receive wellness toolkit, education, design resources to help plan, fund, build and launch their MVP and NFC outdoor fitness pitch.
Community members will also have access to digital coaching on the free Fitness Court app, which serves as a handy guide and ‘personal trainer in your pocket’. This self-guided mobile assistance makes it easy for users to learn how to stay fit in just 7 minutes a day, moving at their own pace and according to their ability level. The content is available for individuals and groups to use on the fitness field.
âThe National Fitness Campaign is proud to welcome MVP Health Care as a state sponsor in New York and Vermont,â said Mitch Menaged, founder of the NFC. âThis program will provide enormous resources to contribute to the important mission of tackling obesity and improving health outcomes as the network of fitness fields grows across the state. We look forward to working with MVP Health Care to make this campaign a great success. “
MVP and NFC will be accepting applications until November 15 for grants to support the construction of fitness grounds in local communities. To learn more about the National Fitness Campaign and how to apply for funding, applicants from New York can visit www.nationalfitnesscampaign.com/NewYork and applicants from Vermont can visit www.nationalfitnesscampaign.com/Vermont.