Health & Wellness Resource Group

Next Meeting

Thursday, February 1, 2024, 10-11 a.m.

Melissa Crook, MS, CPT, GFI from City of Suffolk presents “Hold Up! Which fitness certification is best?”

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Congratulations to our 2024 Health & Wellness Resource Group Board Members!

Chair - Michelle Atkin, Arlington County Parks and Recreation
Chair Elect - Kristen Tolj, James City County Parks and Recreation
Treasurer - Melissa Crook, Suffolk Parks and Recreation
Recorder - Rena DeAndrea, Danville Parks and Recreation 

Group Mission

This group will provide education, training, and networking opportunities for Parks and Recreation professionals who are responsible for health and wellness classes and services. It will support recreation professionals who desire to learn how to improve the health and wellness of their community members through the addition of new programs. It will provide opportunities for seasoned fitness professionals to share their knowledge.  The group will support the VRPS mission.