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A Community Based Wellness Program
Bull City Fit is a community-based wellness program located in Durham, NC that offers free evening and weekend activity sessions that encourage and promote active living. We partner with Durham Parks and Recreation to offer a safe and fun environment to put into practice the lifestyle modifications that are necessary to treat childhood obesity and maintain a healthy lifestyle.
Duke Children's Healthy Lifestyles
The Duke Children's Healthy Lifestyles Program is a comprehensive, multidisciplinary childhood obesity treatment clinic located in Durham, NC. The Healthy Lifestyles Program is a family-based intervention for children with a body mass index (BMI) over the 95th percentile. The program's team of physicians, dietitians, physical therapists, and behavioral specialists uses treatment focused on lifestyle modification to address their patients' weight-related health problems.
Bull City Fit builds a commitment to wellness through through an encouraging, inclusive, and active environment that fosters friendships, encourages peer support, endorses individual accountability, promotes self-confidence, and demonstrates that anyone can achieve a healthy lifestyle.
Bull City Fit empowers individuals and families to:
Increase knowledge and practice of physical activity and healthy eating
Address current weight-related illness and prevent chronic disease through increased activity levels
Improve quality of life by promoting healthy behaviors
Increase confidence, support positive change, and build a lifelong commitment to a healthy lifestyle
Bull City Fit located at Edison Johnson Recreation Center is for children between the ages of 5-18 and their family members. At Bull City Fit , the whole family is encouraged to be active together!