Resources

  • Greater Kansas City Bike and Trail Guide
  • Johnson County Parks and Recreation
  • Johnson County Trail Guide
  • Johnson Drive Road Diet Guide Mission, KS
    • Johnson Drive’s popularity is bringing more people and more traffic to the street. With increased vehicle, foot, and bike traffic in the corridor, the City of Mission is interested in addressing traffic speed, pedestrian safety, parking operations and business access. The Road Diet Guide was produced by BikeWalkKC for the City of Mission and supported by LiveWell Johnson County.
  • Olathe Parks and Recreation
    • LiveWell Johnson County and Olathe Parks and Recreation are partnering to encourage residents to be active through walking groups and physical activity signage in parks and sports fields in Olathe.
  • Shawnee Parks and Recreation
    • LiveWell Johnson County and Shawnee Parks and Recreation are working together to encourage residents to be active in their local parks and the community center.
  • Take A Stand Against Sitting Disease – 7 Tips
    • Studies show, on average, we sit 7.7 hours a day, and some estimates say up to 15 hours a day. The term “Sitting Disease” has been coined by the scientific community and is commonly used when referring to the ill-effects of an overly sedentary lifestyle, such as high blood pressure, obesity, diabetes and cancer.
  • Walk Kansas 
    • Walk Kansas is a team-based program that encourages groups to get out and walk each Spring.
  • Walkability Checklist
    • How walkable is your community? Take a walk and use this checklist to decide if your neighborhood is a friendly place to walk.

 

 

Related Blog Posts

Childhood Obesity Awareness Month

September is Childhood Obesity Awareness Month One in three children in the United States are overweight or obese. Childhood obesity puts kids at risk for health problems that were once seen only in adults, such as type 2 diabetes, high…...

Walking to School Good For the Body and Brain!

Walking to School Good for the Body and Brain! The start of school is quickly approaching, and you’re starting to think about the schedule, aren’t you? Consider building active transportation time into your family’s school schedule. Active transportation to school…...

Olathe Community Center’s Kids Fit Program

Olathe Community Center’s Kids Fit Program Encourages A Healthy Lifestyle With July being National Parks and Recreation Month, I want you discover the power of play through the services your local Parks and Recreation Department offers. For children and adults,…...

Walking Is Free

  Walking Is Free   According to the residents of Johnson County, one of their biggest barriers to physical activity is the cost. While joining a fitness facility can be costly, Johnson County provides its citizens with 365 parks and…...
View More Posts