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Livable Communities: increase active living and improve environments

Walking School Bus Volunteer Training

Want to learn more about “Walking School Buses” and how you can get involved as a bus leader? Come to West Jasper Elementary School‘s volunteer training Wednesday the 23rd. Parents, caregivers & teachers from across the county are welcome. Make… read more ›

First Walking School Bus Event

This Wednesday the 22nd at 7AM, West Jasper School will have its first Walking School Bus event as part of the Safe Routes to Schools Initiative. All are invited to join the walk or be part of the welcoming party… read more ›

Changes are coming to Walker County Lake!

The Walker County Health Action Partnership has received a $7,000 grant from the Community Foundation of Greater Birmingham (CFGB) to support the development of a master plan to expand the recreational amenities offered at Walker County Lake. Walker County Lake is the… read more ›

Sign-up for Walking School Bus extended!

The Safe Routes to Schools Walking School Bus training has been extended!  The new deadline is March 20th! This is an exciting opportunity to give our kids additional recreational time and keep them moving and we need your help!  Parent… read more ›

Gamble Park

Fall is a wonderful time of year for walking! Gamble Park on Gamble Avenue in Jasper is a beautiful location for wellness.

A.P. Howell Park

There are many opportunities in Walker County for recreation and fitness. A.P. Howell Park on Martin Luther King, Jr. Drive in Jasper offers a walking trail, outdoor basketball, and a playground among many fun and healthy activities.

Plant a Tree, Make a Memory

It’s a beautiful day to plant a tree and make a memory! Come out to the Walker County Farmer’s Market from now ’til noon to support the Walker County Forestry Planning Committee at their Annual Tree Sale. This is a… read more ›

How Does Your Garden Grow?

Are you wanting to grow a garden but don’t know where to start? Or are you a long-time gardener who wants a new challenge? Either way, you should stop by the Carl Elliot Regional Library this week and see what… read more ›