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Living Well in LO

City of Lake Oswego Oregon Official Website

 Happy 2018! January is "Healthy Eating Active Living" Month

We have so many great opportunities to make healthier choices and adopting habits that are focused on making informed food choices and exercising daily. These two actions will help to achieve and maintain a healthy weight, reduce the risk of chronic disease, and improve your overall health so that you can continue to Live Well in LO.

Lake Oswego is dedicated to improving residents’ access to healthy food and supports multiple farmers markets, community gardens, and healthy restaurants throughout the city. The City’s Parks and Recreation Department is leading the way to promote health and reduce childhood obesity through inclusive and collaborative programming.

How can you eat well in LO?

Join the CSA (Community Supported Agriculture) or Adopt-A-Plot at Luscher Farm

Have lunch on Monday, Wednesday and Friday at the Adult Community Center

Eat at a LO HEAL Restaurant!

Looking for a new class to try?

Beginning in January we have some great new "Try-It-Out" for FREE classes to offer besides all of the great activities that happen each day in LO! We know you'll LOVE them all!!!

Nia at Lakewood Center FREE Try-It-Out Days

           Ages 10+    LKWD    Class #16869   8:45-9:55a    Sunday        1/7

Tai Chi FREE Try-It-Out Day

          Ages 18+   ACC Tai Chi - from a Chair Class # 16624   1-2p   Monday 1/8

          ACC- Tai Chi - Beginning  Class #16614   2:15-3:15p   Monday 1/8

NIA at PAL FREE Try-it-Out Day

          Ages 16+  Class# 16864   5:40-6:40p  Tuesday 1/9

Tai Chi for Health, Balance & Relaxation FREE Try-It-Out Day

          Ages 18+   PAL   Class #16889   7-8p      Wednesday  1/10

NEW! Boomers Beat FREE Try-It-Out Days

         Ages 18+       ACC Class#16619   6-7p   Thursday  1/11

NEW! Intro to Fencing FREE Try-It-Out Day

         Ages 15+  ACC Class #17096   6-7p  Friday 1/12

Boomers Boot Camp FREE Try-It-Out Days

        Ages 18+ ACC Class #16669   9-10a    Saturday  1/13

Line Dance FREE Try-It-Out Day

         Ages 18+  PAL Class# 16909   7-8p  Monday 1/22

         PAL Class # 16908  10:45-11:45a   Wednesday   1/24

Mindfulness Meditation: FREE Class placement

         Ages 16+ ACC Class# 16863   5:30-7p Thursday 1/25

             Living Well in LO - Powered by Parks & Recreation

It’s the heart of Lake Oswego Parks and Recreation Department’s activities, services and parks that helps to contribute to your healthy and active lifestyle.

Let's Go Outside

 

Watch this video and understand the importance for children to get out into parks and natural areas.

 

LAKE OSWEGO PARKS & RECREATION

MISSION: Build Community, Enrich Lives, and Care for the Urban and Natural Environment

ACTIONS:  Focus on programming and partnership activities that address the six dimensions of wellness: Physical, Intellectual, Spiritual, Environmental, Social and Emotional.

 

 

Six Dimensions of Wellness

Did you know Pilkington, West Waluga, Southwood, and McNary Park have off-leash dogs areas for the summer?! It's part of a 6 month trial period as the city determines to make it off-leash permanently. Share your photo of your favorite four-legged friend enjoying their freedom in one of these Parks now through September 15th, 2017 and tag us and #DogsofLO in your photo for the chance to WIN some sweet doggie swag! You have 5 chances to win as we'll be announcing winners on July 15th, July 31st, August 15th, August 31st and September 15th. 


PHOTO CONTEST RULES: 

1. Share a photo on instagram that shows your dog enjoying one of these 4 off-leash dog park areas

McNary Park 47 Becket LO 97035

Pilkington Park 19043 Pilkington Rd. LO 97035

Southwood Park  6200 Pamela St. Portland 97219

West Waluga Park  15775 Waluga Drive LO 97035

2. Follow @cityoflakeoswego on instagram 
3. Include #DogsofLO in your post. 
4. Share your photo now through September 15th (midnight) for the chance to win. 


The winner of the first prize, selected on July 14th will win a Doggie Gift Basket filled featuring grain-free dog treats dog blanket, dog collar and three squeaky dog toys. Additional winners will be selected at random July 30, August 14, August 30 and September 14. Winners will be notified via direct message on Instagram. One photo equals one entry into the contest. Winners must visit LOPR office at the Palisades to pick up their prize. Visit bit.ly/LOOLA for more details about the off leash dog park trial. 

#DogsofLO Contest!