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Exercise Balls

Best Practices: Exercise Balls All teachers work to get their students under control at their desks so that they can focus on school. Using exercise balls instead of chairs can help with getting the wiggles out. Students who slouch in their chairs or even doze during lessons can change dramatically after sitting on stability balls for several weeks. The plastic […]

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 […]

Active RVA Certification and Awards

  Created in 2013, the Active RVA Certification and Awards program recognizes the Richmond region’s exceptional employers, schools, and early childhood education providers that are implementing innovative programs to promote physical activity. Hundreds of organizations have earned Active RVA Certification for their embrace of active living. The Active RVA Awards are part of the Movement Makers Active Living Summit, which […]

Cheryl L. Oliver & Raymond D. Patterson Scholarships

In an effort to better serve high school scholar athletes in the Richmond metro area, Sports Backers has created two scholarships geared towards students that demonstrate financial need. These scholarships are in addition to the existing 20 annual scholarships offered through the Richmond Times-Dispatch/Sports Backers Scholar-Athlete Awards Program, now celebrating its 28th year. These two new scholarships will be awarded […]

Bike Restaurant Week

It is a distinct pleasure of exploring Richmond’s neighborhoods simply by riding one’s bike to a new restaurant there. Most of the time, the ride and the food are great, and one remembers the restaurants and the neighborhoods that provide a great experience – often meaning bike lanes, bike parking, and a fun community spirit. Now Bike Walk RVA is sharing […]

RVA Bikeways Map

Click the image below to be directed to the RVA Bikeways Map, or use this URL: http://bit.ly/RichmondBikeways