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Fitness Warriors Class Schedule

Get Moving with Fitness Warriors! Welcome to Fitness Warriors, where fitness meets community in the heart of Richmond, Virginia. Our diverse range of classes aims to support your fitness journey while fostering a strong sense of community engagement. Already know what class you want to attend? REGISTER HERE!   DISCOVER YOUR FITNESS JOURNEY Explore our schedule designed to cater to […]

Scholar-Athlete of the Month

Know a standout student-athlete? A student may be nominated for Scholar-Athlete of the Month by submitting the online nomination form. Nominations must be made by the school’s activities director or the athlete’s coach, and should be based upon the following criteria: Must be in grade 9, 10, 11 or 12. 3.0 GPA from the previous semester. Current good academic standing. […]

Community Events

Fitness Warriors are known for bringing the fitness party to local community events – from large scale events like Venture Richmond’s 2nd Street Festival to smaller events held in church basements – if there is an event being held in an area where we offer classes, we do our best to be there!  Warriors can table the event to offer […]

Become a Host Site

“Seeing people who normally never exercise suddenly have the access to a free workout in a safe space feels like a big win.” – Hull Street Library We partner with schools, community centers, churches, senior centers, health clinics, and other community organizations to offer FREE weekly fitness classes in the communities that need them the most. Partners host Fitness Warriors, giving their communities […]

Become a Fitness Warrior Instructor

“The Fitness Warriors program is an amazing platform.  Through this initiative, lives are being changed.  As Warriors, we’re tackling the important public health issues in our communities.  This program is making a difference.” – Terrica Woolridge, Warriors 2nd Class Warriors are community fitness leaders who have a heart for the community, a passion for fitness, and are dedicated to improving […]

Active RVA at School

Active RVA at School Making school communities active has a wide range of benefits for students, faculty, families, and the school community as a whole. Use the best practices and other pages in this section to get started on creating a culture of activity and wellness at your school, or just find a few ways to implement new programs and ideas […]

Recess Coaching

  Using energy, imagination, and proven techniques, Recess Coaches cultivate an inclusive environment that encourages all children to participate regardless of athletic ability, weight, or disability. Using basic supplies such as balls, jump ropes, and cones, the Coaches participate in recess every day by leading play activities that foster physical, social, and emotional development of the children. Improved play time has the wellness benefit […]

Read and Ride

Best Practice: Read and Ride One way to integrate physical activity in a school setting is by creating a Read and Ride program. Putting an exercise bike in a classroom can provide teachers an outlet of activity for their students. Children can use the exercise bike when they complete their classwork, as a center, for a reward, to release some […]

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 […]