Celebrating the vitality and well-being of women, Women’s Health & Fitness Day stands as the largest annual health promotion event nationwide, encompassing women of all age groups. This exceptional program engages local organizations across the United States, directing attention towards the significance of regular physical activity and health awareness for women. Similar in essence to its counterpart, National Senior Health & Fitness Day, which takes place every May and focuses on promoting the health of older adults, Women’s Health & Fitness Day will now be a part of the newly established National Women’s Health & Fitness Week. This empowering week-long initiative is scheduled to be held annually during the last week of September.
Drawing participation from over 500 groups spanning the country, numerous women’s health and fitness events will be hosted in a multitude of locations, including senior centers, hospitals, health clubs, park and recreation districts, local health and service organizations, schools, retirement communities, houses of worship, and various community venues. These diverse events are expected to witness the enthusiastic involvement of an estimated 50,000 to 75,000 women of all ages, creating a vibrant tapestry of engagement and collective well-being.