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Posted on: June 4, 2019

Mayor's Challenge is Back for 2019!

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GET ACTIVE AND GET OUT IN THE COMMUNITY THIS SUMMER!

HOW IT WORKS 

Mayor Dan Devine challenges West Allis residents to get moving and active this summer! 

We've rounded up a list of seven summer events that offer something for every member of the family. Choose your 3 favorites, and get your passport stamped to show that you attended the event.

During the week of August 5 - 9, return your passport to West Allis Health Department, or stop by our special drop off event on Thursday, Aug. 8 at West Allis Farmers Market. Your completed passport will get you entered into a prize drawing for great fitness and wellness prizes! 

  • Anyone is welcome to join in the fun!
  • You must get your passport stamped at each event you attend.
  • You can attend more than 3 events, but each person will only be entered into the prize drawing once.

ELIGIBLE EVENTS - ATTEND 3 OF YOUR CHOICE

July 8 | 6 - 7:30 p.m. | Bublr Bikes Kick Off Event | West Allis Farmers Market | 6501 W. National Ave.

Learn how the Bublr Bikes rideshare system works and try out a Bublr bike! West Allis Health Department will also be giving away FREE bike helmets while supplies last.

July 8 - 19 | Wheel Adventures Bike Camp for Kids | WAWM Recreation & Community Services Department*

Kids 10 and up are invited to join West Allis-West Milwaukee Recreation & Community Services Department's (WAWMRCS) summer bike camp. Registration required, fees apply for non-residents. Register here.

July 8 - Aug. 30 | 30 Days of Yoga | Franklin Field House | 1964 S 86th St. (Must attend at least 1 session)

West Allis-based yoga instructor and owner of Yoga Is Served Susie Mellott offers 30 days of Yoga at Franklin Field House, 1964 S 86th St,  in cooperation with West Allis-West Milwaukee Recreation and Community Services Department. Each yoga session is open to all levels of experience. A small donation is welcome at each event, to be donated to West Allis charities. Learn more on the WAWMRCS website.

July 13 | Noon | Walk with the Mayor/West Allis Farmers Market 100th Anniversary | Walk Begins at City Hall | 7525 W. Greenfield Ave.

West Allis Farmers Market is turning 100 years old on July 13! Join Mayor Dan Devine for this .8 mile walk from City Hall to the Market. Then, stick around at the Market for a full afternoon of celebrating, with live music, giveaways, and other special events!

July 22 | 5 - 9 p.m. | Operation Recreation at National Night Out | West Allis Farmers Market | 6501 W. National Ave.

National Night Out is one of the biggest family-friendly events of the summer, and we invite you to join us! Visit West Allis-West Milwaukee Community Services & Recreation Department's Operation Recreation to join in exciting activities at this community event.

July 26 | 5 - 8 p.m. | WAWM Recreation & Community Services Family Fun Run/Walk and Pool Party | McCarty Park | 8214 W Cleveland Ave.*

A family-friendly night at McCarty Park pool! Nominal fees apply for residents/non-residents; registration required. Learn more and register here.

August 2 | 9:30 a.m. - Noon | The Big Latch On  | West Allis Farmers Market | 6501 W. National Ave

Nursing mothers and those who support breastfeeding are invited to show their support at the BIG Latch On. Information and resources, light refreshments, and the opportunity to connect with other nursing mothers make the Big Latch On a positive and powerful event aiming to normalize and encourage breastfeeding.  

*Denotes fees or registration required. 

REGISTER

Sign up to join the Mayor's Challenge and receive your passport download PDF here!

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