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Wellness Walk @ Ivanhoe South
May 10 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm CDTFree
Unwind and connect with nature with our Wellness Walks series, hosted by Shirley Heinze Land Trust, Purdue University Nutrition Education Program, and Community Healthcare System. Held on the 10th of each month, these FREE Wellness Walks will take place in various Shirley Heine nature preserves throughout Northwest Indiana and will focus on a variety of conservation, physical activity and health related topics from our partners.
May’s Wellness Walk will take place at Ivanhoe South Nature Preserve on Friday, May 10, 2024 at 2:00 pm CT.
You’ll get a close-up look at lupine, spring ephemerals wildflowers, and a wide array of birds that call this wetland home. This event features a casual stroll through the woods, with opportunities to chat with healthcare professionals while learning about the local ecosystem. Our hike leaders will also demonstrate how spending time outside benefits your health!
Ivanhoe South Nature Preserve is located at 750 Colfax Street, Gary, IN.
- Trail length: 0.6 miles
- Terrain: Mostly flat with small sand dunes, some narrow boardwalks
- We recommend to bring sturdy shoes and a water bottle.
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The mission of Shirley Heinze Land Trust is to preserve and restore natural lands and waters in northwestern Indiana, and to engage people in nature and conservation.
Purdue University Nutrition Education Program is working to improve community wellness and health equity for all Hoosiers, especially those of us who have the least, through two major offerings: direct education and community wellness initiatives.
At Community Healthcare System, we value meeting the vital responsibilities in the community we serve, and take a leadership role in enhancing the quality of life and health, striving to reduce the incidence of illness through clinical services, education and prevention.
For inclement weather, participants will be notified. Rain Date is on 17th of each month.