Come Walk With Us!

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Decatur Active Living and the Pedestrian Committee of the Active Living Board invite you to walk with us this month!

Third Sunday Stroll
Sunday, February 19, 2 PM
Meet in front of the Decatur Recreation Center
Join us as we tour some of the artwork of the Decatur Box Project. We will walk approximately two miles around downtown Decatur and learn about the artwork on the electrical boxes that was commissioned by the Decatur Arts Alliance. Everyone is invited and there is no cost to join us for this event.

Fourth Thursday Bright at Night Walk
Thursday, February 23, 7:30 pm
New Start this month! Meet in front of Winnona Park School
The February 23 Bright at Night Walk will begin at 7:30 p.m. in front of Winnona Park School and will take walkers through the Winnona Park neighborhood, past the Children’s Home property and onto the campus of Columbia Theological Seminary. Walkers will receive a free light to wear and keep so they will “Be Safe and Be Seen!”

Decatur Active Living also has the weekly 50+ Walk every Wednesday at 10 am that starts in front of the Decatur Recreation Center and the monthly Walk With a Doc that meets the second Saturday of each month.

For more information on walking in Decatur, visit decaturga.com/walking.

It’s Walk-tober : Come Walk With Us!

There are lots of opportunities to walk with Decatur Active Living this month!

Walk With a Doc is held every Wednesday at 9 a.m. Meet us in front of the Decatur Recreation Center for a three mile walk. Sometimes we have a Doc and sometimes we don’t – we always walk! If it is raining, we can walk the elevated track in the gym.

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Third Sunday Walk is October 16th at 1:30 p.m. and features Mayor Patti Garrett taking us on her 10,000 steps walk that is featured in a Visitor’s Center brochure. . Meet in Harmony Park and be sure to bring a water bottle.

Fourth Thursday Bright at Night Walk will be held on Thursday, October 27 at 7:30 p.m. and is a Halloween themed walk! Walk by  homes decorated for the holiday as you meet new friends and get your walk on. The walk lasts approximately one hour. Be sure to wear something bright so you will “Be Safe and Be Seen.” Walkers will receive a special light to wear and keep. Feel free to dress in costume! Let’s have some fun.

 

 

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Last year’s October “Bright at Night” walkers

Learn about Pedestrian Safety at the Concerts on the Square!

bright-at-night-artThe Pedestrian Advisory Committee of the Active Living Board will be at the Saturday Concerts on the Square all month to provide tips on being “safe at night”. Visit the orange Active Living tent for ideas, information and more!

We encourage you to walk or bike to the Concerts and be sure to wear something bright and/or reflective.

For more information on pedestrians visit decaturga.com/walking.

 

 

Fourth Thursday Walk is August 25

bright-at-night-artNight time is a great time to walk!

Join members of the Active Living Pedestrian Committee for this monthly “Bright at Night” walk. Walkers are encouraged to wear bright colors or reflective clothing so you can “Be safe and Be seen!” Participants will also receive a small light to wear and keep.

Meet in front of the Decatur Recreation Center and be ready to walk at 7:30 p.m. Walks are around 3 miles and wind through Decatur neighborhoods.

More information on walking can be found at decaturga.com/walking or contact Cheryl.Burnette@decaturga.com.

 

 

 

Walk Decatur Invites You to Walk!

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Third Sunday Stroll is April 17 at 2 p.m Learn about bees!

Join beekeeper and Decatur resident Stavros Garoufalidis on our next Sunday Stroll, April 17th at 2 p.m. We’ll begin at the Decatur Recreation Center, and then walk through Agnes Scott, the PATH trail, and into the Winnona Park neighborhood, and back to the Recreation center, noticing bee hives and activity along the way. Bring your bee questions!

Fourth Thursday “Bright at Night” Walk is April 28 at 7:30 p.m.

Meet in front of the Decatur Recreation Center for a brisk “Bright at Night” walk with members of the Pedestrian Committee. The walk begins at 7:30 p.m. Walkers will receive a free light to wear and keep. Wear something bright or reflective to be seen!

Sunday Strolls and Bright at Night walks are organized by the Pedestrian Committee of the Active Living Board. They do a great job volunteering their time and energy.  FREE to the community.

For more about walking in Decatur, click here.

 

Bright at Night Walk Thursday at 7:30 pm

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Join the Pedestrian Committee of the Active Living Board for the Fourth Thursday Walk this Thursday, January 28 at 7:30 pm. Meet in front of the Decatur Recreation Center and enjoy a three mile walk through Glenwood Estates, Glenlake Park and the Great Lakes.

Enjoy walking through Decatur at night. Participants receive a FREE light to keep and wear on evening walks.

For more information on walking in Decatur, click here.

The walk is offered FREE to the community thanks to the Pedestrian Advisory Committee!

“Bright at Night” Halloween Walk is Thursday, October 22

6293262756_fbd89c6c64_bWant to have fun, get exercise and see some cool Halloween decor around Decatur neighborhoods? Then you will certainly want to join the October Fourth Thursday “Bright at Night” walk. The walk begins at the Decatur Recreation Center at 7:30 pm. This month you will walk approximately three miles around Decatur and receive a fun light to wear. You are also invited to wear a costume or something fun! Sparkly and reflective wear is encouraged. Yes, it is all about the FUN!

Members of the Active Living Pedestrian Advisory Committee will lead the walk.

Who:  YOU!

What:  4th Thursday Walk

When:  Thursday, October 22, 7:30 pm

Where:  Meet at Decatur Recreation Center, 231 Sycamore Street

Why:  Exercise, fun and getting to know some new folks

Bright at Night Walk Thursday at 7:30 pm – Everyone Welcome!

July Walkers

July Walkers

The community is invited to join our monthly 4th Thursday Bright at Night walk  this Thursday, August 27 at 7:30 pm. This month’s walk will venture to the northwest corner of the city to explore the neighborhood. All walks begin and end at the Decatur Recreation Center located at 231 Sycamore Street. Members of the Active Living Board Pedestrian committee will be leading the walk. Walks are family friendly and you will also receive a light to wear on your future walks. Parking is available in the Library deck next door (we share the deck) and street parking is free after 6 pm.

For more information on Walking in Decatur, click here.

 

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Fourth Thursday Bright at Night Walk is July 23

June Walkers

June Walkers

Join the Pedestrian committee of the Active Living Board for a fun “Bright at Night” walk around Decatur on Thursday, July 23 at 6:30 pm. Meet in front of the Decatur Recreation Center  for a 3-mile walk through South Decatur neighborhoods.

Walkers receive a free Bright at Night light to wear when it gets darker.

If it is raining,  we will walk the track inside the gym.

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Bright at Night Walk Thursday, June 25

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Walkers Bright at Night!

Join members of the Pedestrian Advisory Committee for the monthly Bright at Night Walk to be held this Thursday, June 25 at 7:30 pm. This month’s walk will take you through Agnes Scott College, the Wylde Center and back through the MAK neighborhood.

Meet in front of the Decatur Recreation Center and be sure to bring a water bottle. We will provide a special light for you to use when you walk at night. If it is raining, the walk will be on the indoor walking track.

If you need to drive over, parking is available behind the Library (we share the deck) and the DeKalb County parking deck is also free after 6 pm. It is located a short walk away at the corner of Commerce and Trinity Place.  There is plenty of bike parking in front of the Recreation Center.