Body

Welcome to the heart of C-Fit Community – the Resource Portal! This is your gateway to information to support optimal physical fitness, including exercise, recreation, nutrition, activities for kids, medical services, and much more.

Physical wellness requires a healthy body and good physical habits that include active lifestyles, proper nutrition and preventative health care. C-Fit Community supports healthy bodies by promoting local trails, sporting options, youth and family activities, nutrition counseling and classes, healthy sleep habits, guidance on preventative medicine and more.

Physical Activity/Fitness

Medical Resources

OrthoVirginia

As the Richmond area’s largest orthopedic practice, we offer a wide range of specialties, advanced treatments, and convenient in-house therapy, imaging, and out-patient surgery services.

www.orthovirginia.com/

Amercian Cancer Society

Resources for cancer treatment and support

https://www.cancer.org/treatment/support-programs-and-services/resource-search.html

American Heart Association

Resources for Heart health including dietary, activity, signs and symptoms of medical issues.

https://www.heart.org/en/healthy-living/healthy-lifestyle

Airrosti

Airrosti is a healthcare provider group that treats soft tissue injuries and a wide variety of aches and pains. Average treatment plans are 3-4 visits, with no needles, surgeries, medications, or invasive procedures.

https://www.airrosti.com/what-is-airrosti/

Places to Exercise

Sports Backers

Their mission is to inspire people from all corners of our community to live actively. Sports Backers has over 20 running or fitness events throughout the year, as well as free programs in the community- Kids Run and Fitness Warriors classes

www.sportsbackers.org

YMCA of Greater Richmond

From exercise classes to personal training, swimming to summer camp, a healthier you is at your neighborhood YMCA!

www.ymcarichmond.org

Chesterfield Parks & Recreation

Chesterfield County Parks and Recreation is committed to providing the citizens of Chesterfield County with quality programs, facilities, and events. Check out the website for more information on programs, parks, and facilities in Chesterfield County.

www.chesterfield.gov/150/Parks-Recreation

Pocahontas State Park

Pocahontas offers boating, picnicking, camping, camping cabins, 90-plus miles of trails, and nature and history programs. The Aquatic Center, which has a toddler pool, fountain wet deck, three-foot and five-foot-deep leisure pools, an activity pool and two tubular water slides, affords seasonal water-based activities for all. Three lakes offer plenty of fishing. Boat rentals are available seasonally by the 225-acre Swift Creek Lake. The Civilian Conservation Corps Museum, dedicated to Depression-era workers who helped build the state park system, is one of a handful in the nation. Two dining halls may be rented for meetings, weddings and special events. Rustic group facilities with primitive overnight cabins (bunkhouses) are available seasonally for larger groups.

www.dcr.virginia.gov/state-parks/pocahontas

River City Sports Complex

River City Sportsplex is a 115-acre, multi-sport, athletic complex with 12 synthetic athletic fields for soccer, lacrosse, field hockey and many other sports. Twelve synthetic athletic fields are lighted for evening play.

www.rivercitysportsplex.com

Friends of the Lower Appomatox River: FOLAR

FOLAR is a regional nonprofit working with communities to protect and conserve the Appomattox River for all to enjoy.

www.folar-va.org

Sports Leagues

Sports Backers

Their mission is to inspire people from all corners of our community to live actively. Sports Backers has over 20 running or fitness events throughout the year, as well as free programs in the community- Kids Run and Fitness Warriors classes

www.sportsbackers.org

YMCA of Greater Richmond

From exercise classes to personal training, swimming to summer camp, a healthier you is at your neighborhood YMCA!

www.ymcarichmond.org

Physical Fitness

Sports Backers

Their mission is to inspire people from all corners of our community to live actively. Sports Backers has over 20 running or fitness events throughout the year, as well as free programs in the community- Kids Run and Fitness Warriors classes

www.sportsbackers.org

YMCA of Greater Richmond

From exercise classes to personal training, swimming to summer camp, a healthier you is at your neighborhood YMCA!

www.ymcarichmond.org

RVA Fitness Warriors

The Sports Backers’ Fitness Warriors program trains area residents who have talent, passion, and potential to be professional fitness instructors for Richmond’s communities with the highest rates of chronic disease.
Whether you’re looking for a fun way to get moving or need a supportive group to keep you motivated, we offer FREE fitness classes for every level of fitness!!

www.rvafitnesswarriors.org

Kids Fitness

Greater Richmond Fit4Kids

“Greater Richmond Fit4Kids is a non-profit organization dedicated to improving children’s health and reducing the prevalence of childhood obesity in
the Richmond region. They do this by offering innovative programs that promote physical activity and healthy eating in schools, community organizations, and beyond.”

www.grfit4kids.org

SwimRVA

As long as half of the U.S. population doesn’t know how to swim, as long we remember that obstacles are only a matter of perception, and as long as there are good swimmers with the passion to become better ones, we’ll be here. Our Richmond swimming centers and aquatic programs make water water safety and aquatic fitness accessible for all. Our mission as a non-profit is to change lives through aquatics — we do that with programs designed to empower every kind of swimmer, now and for life. Among our most popular programs is our swim school, offering group or private lessons for swimmers of all ages

www.swimrichmond.org

Nutrition

Nutrition Education

Greater Richmond Fit4Kids

Greater Richmond Fit4Kids is a non-profit organization dedicated to improving children’s health and reducing the prevalence of childhood obesity in the Richmond region. They do this by offering innovative programs that promote physical activity and healthy eating in schools, community organizations, and beyond.

www.grfit4kids.org/

Virginia Cooperative Extension

The Virginia Cooperative Extension provides programs and information covering the broad areas of agriculture, families and 4-H. Their goal is to help citizens maintain and improve the quality of their environment. They offer the following programs:

-Financial Management
-Gardening Advice
-Nutrition Education
-Plant Diagnosis
-Seminars Camps
-Youth Programs

www.chesterfield.gov/429/Cooperative-Extension

Family Nutrition Program-Cooperative Extension

The Family Nutrition Program provides nutrition and healthy lifestyle education to limited-resource adults, young families and youth in Chesterfield County. The program is funded in part by the Federal Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program Education (SNAP-Ed) grant.

www.chesterfield.gov/474/Family-Nutrition-Program

American Heart Association

Resources for Heart health including dietary, activity, signs and symptoms of medical issues.

https://www.heart.org/en/healthy-living/healthy-lifestyle

Food Insecurity

Women, Infants and Children’s (WIC) Program

WIC provides high-quality nutritional care and food to participants. WIC also provides breastfeeding education during pregnancy and breastfeeding support after delivery.

You must meet income guidelines which are based on family size and family gross income.

www.vdh.virginia.gov/chesterfield/wic-program/

Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)

The SNAP program is designed to promote better nutrition for low-income families by increasing their food purchasing power.

www.chesterfield.gov/686/Supplemental-Nutrition-Assistance-Program

C-Fit Community Mini-Grant Application (cognitoforms.com)

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