Activate Omaha – Join the Movement!

benefits of outdoor activities

If you’re looking for ways to incorporate more Outdoor Recreation Activities into your life, you are not alone. Activate Omaha is helping lead the nation and becoming a more fitness-conscious community every day. Join in the fun! Visit our Fun Outdoor Activities and our Activate Omaha Calendar to find ideas on how to get all the benefits of outdoor activities today. And register for the Omaha Gets Active Tool Kit if you want to promote a more active workforce in your company.

You make Omaha an active community!

Activate Omaha is a community health organization that aims to encourage Outdoor Exercise Activities as a part of daily living. In addition to marketing efforts to remind people of the importance of daily physical activity and outdoor group activities. Activate Omaha supports outdoor family activities, revies benefits of outdoor activities, encourages changes in urban design, land use, and transportation policies to cultivate and support active living, a way of life that integrates physical activity into daily routines.

Ideas for Outdoor Physical Activities

  • Go to the market, do cycling, snowboarding skateboard or scooter to get to school, as often as you can. Find a friend to go with you.
  • Instead of sitting in front of the TV with your friend, take a big step and do some fun outdoor activities. Improve your health by changing your habits, benefits of outdoor activities are outstanding and you can see the change in just a month.
  • Learn cultural or traditional games and teaches them to your family and friends. You can engage your community or your school. Discovering its culture is nice.
  • Learn cultural games from other countries and compare them to those in your community. Find some of the favorite games Japanese or Indians. Are there similarities with yours? What are the differences? Which do you prefer? What for? You are trying to play some of these new games!
  • Have fun being active every day, all year round. Take a walk in the Woods, playing at the Park, explores your cycling community, organized a treasure hunt, go fishing, a picnic or watch the stars. What are the differences when you practice these various activities at different times of the year? What time of year do you prefer to be active?
  • Ask an elder to tell you what was his life at your age. How has life changed? How is it the same? How these changes affected Aboriginal people?