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Active RVA at Work

Active RVA at Work

Whether you’re a small, midsize, or large company, it’s more important than ever to ramp up wellness initiatives at your office. Workplace wellness programs can transform business cultures, inspire creativity and productivity, and change lives. So don’t wait any longer to start or improve wellness initiatives. Building active workplaces has benefits in almost every direction. Here’s what getting active can do for your company:

  • Lower healthcare costs
  • Increase employees’ productivity and job satisfaction
  • Help recruit and retain the best talent
  • Boost creativity
  • Promote a culture of health for all employees with lifelong benefits

Best Practices 

We’ve got some ideas to get you started and this site will continue to grow with opportunities and techniques to get your coworkers healthy and active. Use these best practices in your office to ramp up or enhance your wellness programs:

  • Wellness Committees
  • Walking Meetings
  • Active Workstations
  • On-Site Fitness Classes
  • Stairwell Signage
  • Offer Incentives for Physical Activity
See what some of RVA’s leading companies are doing to create active workplaces!

Active RVA Certification and Awards 

The Active RVA Certification and Awards recognize organizations around Richmond for creating active living opportunities on a daily basis. An Active RVA-Certified Workplace adopts, supports, and engages physical activity as part of their company’s culture. Click here to learn more and get your organization Active RVA Certified. Learn more about the program, and find out how to apply for certification!

Active RVA Corporate Connections 

If you’re a company wellness director, a point person for your office’s fitness program, or just interested in getting your coworkers healthy and active, then these networking events are for you. Meet with wellness directors from around RVA and share ideas, programs, and best practices to help get your company healthy and active! The meetings take place several times a year and are held at locations around RVA. Stay tuned for information on the next event. If you’d like more information on attending, please contact Pete Woody at 285-9495.

Workplace Wellness Newsletter

Be the change you wish to see in your office. If you work in the HR department or coordinate fitness efforts for your organization, sign up to receive our newsletter that shares best practices from across the country, tips to integrate fitness at your place of work, and articles about fitness in the workplace. Just email [email protected] if you’d like to subscribe!

Corporate Wellness and Team Building Events

Get active with your colleagues in these great local events that encourage team building, networking, and, of course, physical activity!