Many of the parks in Macomb County offer sports facilities. In addition to fields and courts, some parks even offer sports equipment for free or to rent at a low cost.
Macomb County is home to multiple senior centers that offer fitness classes, exercise rooms, walking clubs and more. Some even offer computer rooms, transportation, monthly newsletters and event calendars.
Did you know that many of the parks and recreation departments in Macomb County also have a recreation center? Most recreation centers offer fitness classes, gym equipment, and workout facilities that are free to low cost for residents.
Fitness classes are a fun way to get physical activity! You can find opportunities for free or low cost fitness classes here.
In Macomb County, you can find educational classes about physical activity and healthy lifestyles. Classes may involve skills training, nutrition education, injury prevention or disease prevention.
Adaptive recreation resources are those that are inclusive, accessible, and adaptive for ALL abilities.
Macomb County is home to more than 3,800 acres of municipal parks, 3 metroparks, 1 state park, and the Macomb Orchard Trail. Check out these resources to make the most of the parks and trails near you.
The exact amount of physical activity you need depends on your age and health status. Find out more about the recommendations for children, adults, older adults, and pregnant/postpartum women below.
Physical activity is any body movement that works your muscles and requires more energy than resting.
Move More Macomb is an initiative of the Macomb County Health Department to increase physical activity. Regular physical activity can improve health and reduce your risk of developing a chronic disease.