Programs & Events
Focus on Phoenixville
Activate Phoenixville Area was fortunate to be featured in the August 2011 "Focus on Phoenixville" radio program. Listen here to find out more about what APA is, how it works, why this wellness coalition is important for our community, and our exciting upcoming programs.
Girls on the Run and Girls on Track
This tremendously successful, 10-week after school program uses the power of running to help prepare girls for a lifetime of self-respect and healthy living. Girls on the Run, for girls grades 3-5, and Girls on Track, for grades 6-8, focuses on building self-esteem and improving emotional and physical health. At the program's end, all girls participate in a 5K run. In the 2011 Spring season, 160 girls participated in this program.
To find out more about the national Girls on the Run program, click here: http://www.girlsontherun.org/
The Phantom Phitness Club
The Phantom Phitness Club is an after-school program taking place at Barkley Elementary School. This free, 10-week program for 4th and 5th graders, teaches the students about exercise and nutrition. Education is conducted with certified fitness instructors and nutrition experts, and through fun, interactive games. The Phoenixville YMCA is our major partner in this program.