DeKalb parks to host array of free activities April 28

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DeKalb County is celebrating National Park RX Day on Sunday, April 28. Park RX Day is designed to promote outdoor activities and good health across the nation.

DeKalb has planned an array of free activities on this day including yoga, tai chi, guided walking tours, planting, dancing, blood pressure screenings, health education and food The DeKalb County Board of Health is coordinating the county’s observance of Park Rx Day.

The following county parks are participating:

Mason Mill Park (Flagship Event)

1340 McConnell Drive, Decatur,

10 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Activities: Yoga, cardio, guided walking tour, kid-focused fitness, health education and more.

Bouldercrest Park

4184 Bouldercrest Park Road, Ellenwood

1 p.m. – 4 p.m.

Activity: Physical Activity

 

Davidson-Arabia Mountain Nature Preserve

3787 Klondike Road, Lithonia

8 a.m.

Activity: Walk

 

Hairston Park

889 S. Hairston Road, Stone Mountain

2 p.m. – 3 p.m.

Activity: Fitness obstacle course

 

Henderson Park

2723 Henderson Mill Road, Atlanta

2 p.m. – 5 p.m.

Activities: Kickboxing, strength training and Caribbean dance

 

Medlock Park

1031 Scott Circle, Decatur

10 a.m. – 12 p.m.

Activity: Planting

 

Olmsted Linear Park-Dellwood

1775 Ponce de Leon Ave., Atlanta

2 p.m. – 4 p.m.

Activity: Planting

 

Scott Park 

231 Sycamore Street, Decatur

1 p.m. – 4 p.m.

Activities: Yoga, archery, tree Chi Gong, Tai Chi, Lego activities and live reptile show

 

Springbrook Park

1512 Springbrook Drive, Decatur

12 p.m. – 4 p.m.

Activities: Earthing and Qi Gong

 

W.D. Thomson Park

1760 Masson Mill Road, N.E., Decatur

12 p.m. – 2 p.m.

Activity: Planting

 

Zonolite Park

1101 Zonolite Pace N.E., Atlanta

1 p.m. – 3 p.m.

Activity: Planting

For more information, call 404-508-7847,  email dcboh.hap@dph.ga.govor visit www.DeKalbHealth.net/ParkRx.

 

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