The Vermilion Wellness Coalition gathered at the Outdoor Fitness Park in Vermilion as Mayor Caroline McAuley proclaimed June 2, National Health and Fitness Day in Vermilion.
Members of the Park, Recreation, and Culture board were also in attendance, and everyone helped encourage people to be active throughout the year. Coalition member Shawn Bell said, “Visiting the Outdoor Fitness Park is an excellent free outdoor activity that you can incorporate on a jog or walk along the way.”
Mayor Caroline McAuley tried out some of the equipment and enjoying the warm weather said, “This beats being in the gym.”
Overall, members encouraged people to get active on June 2, as well as all throughout the year by visiting the various local recreation, sports, and fitness facilities.