Free Walking Program in Ottawa & Allegan Counties

Parks & Public Health team up to offer Step it Up! Walking Program free in Ottawa & Allegan counties

Registration is now open for Step it Up!, a free, 8-week program created in partnership by Ottawa County’s Parks & Recreation and the Department of Public Health. Step it Up! was designed to help participants get active and visit new parks. All levels of fitness are welcome!

Participants will be able to set activity goals and track their activity through the Step it Up! online platform. Each week, participants who track their activity are eligible for incentive prizes.

The program begins May 10! To register, visit:

👟 >> Register for Step it Up! today << 👟


Group walks & activities

In order to help participants stay active throughout the program, Ottawa County Parks & Recreation offers multiple guided walks of varying paces each week. To encourage participants to discover new recreational activities, the program also offers opportunities to try kayaking, orienteering, and more. These activities and necessary equipment are free-of-charge to registered participants. Space for activities is limited and registration for each will be required. Links will be provided to registered participants.

Step it Up! begins on May 10
Commit to fit & register by May 7: it Up

Workplace Wellness

Local employers are invited to join the Workplace Wellness initiative to encourage their employees to participate in Step it Up! Additional incentive prizes are available to participating organizations.

To learn more about how to bring Step it Up! to your company or organization this spring, contact Jessica VanGinhoven or Amy Sheele.