Prescribing Parks: Enhancing Community Health Through Exceptional Parks
You Are Invited
Day/Date: Thursday, November 16, 2023
Time: 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Where: The Shedd, 868 High St., Eugene, OR
Cost: $10 ticket price includes small plates, beverages and an inspiring conversation.
“Exceptional Parks and recreation spaces are anchors for thriving, vibrant, healthy communities.”
– Eugene Parks Foundation Vision
The health benefits of exceptional parks:
Adding walking loops and age-specific activities encourage more older adults to use parks.
Increasing programs in parks mitigates disparities in low-income neighborhoods.
Maintaining a healthy weight saves $1,500 per person in healthcare costs a year.
Children who live within 1/4 of mile of a park have a significantly lower BMI.
Meet Our Featured Speakers
Lane Workforce Partnership
Dr. Pilar Bradshaw
Dr. Patrick Leudtke
Senior Health Officer
Eugene Parks Foundation