December 2016

City of Henderson Awarded for Water Safety Programs

The City of Henderson, Nev., was awarded the Kelly Ogle Memorial Safety Award at the World Waterpark Association Symposium and Trade Show, which was held in New Orleans this past October. This award is given to an individual or organization for significant contributions to guest and employee safety in the water attractions industry. Noted as one of the Top Six Safest Cities in America by Forbes, the City of Henderson is nationally recognized for its stunning parks, trails, master-planned communities, and outstanding quality of life.

Grant Brings Outdoor Fitness Area to Park

Pottawatomie Park in St. Charles, Ill., recently installed a new outdoor exercise facility, bringing free fitness opportunities to the community, thanks to a funding grant.

Alliance Recommends Actions to Improve Kids' Activity Stats

Only 21.6 percent of children between 6 and 19 years old are meeting physical activity guidelines, according to the 2016 United States Report Card on Physical Activity for Children and Youth. Here’s a look at some of the findings, as well as suggestions for improving the situation.