New Bedford Kicks Off 1st Annual Fitness Challenge!

Saturday, January 17th, dozens of people stopped by the Andrea McCoy Recreation Center to sign up for the first official New Bedford Fitness Challenge! For only $5 per person, individuals and15NBChallengeFairJ (1) teams can sign up to join the 3-month challenge, which includes access to a variety of exercise groups, including Zumba, yoga, rock climbing, boot camp, and cross-train. Participants will also have access to dietitians, physicians, and wellness coaches for advice and guidance.

Registered participants officially weighed-in on Saturday, and can attend any of the events listed here free of charge. On Saturday, March 28, the final weigh-in will take place at the New Bedford YMCA and prizes will be given out. If you missed the January 17th registration, you can still register by January 31st to be eligible for prizes. You can register one of two ways: 1.) Attend any of the events scheduled before January 31 and bring $5 to register, and then visit the New Bedford YMCA for an official weigh-in, or 2.) register online by clicking here.

We’re so excited to start off the New Year with such a great event! And we are excited to be working with such wonderful partners, including the New Bedford Wellness Initiative, YMCA Southcoast, Southcoast Health, Total Fitness Dartmouth, Carabiner’s Indoor Climbing & Fitness, and New Bedford Parks & Recreation. To stay up-to-date with the latest Fitness Challenge news, like their facebook page.

Check out this great video from Registration Day: