NEW ORLEANS, LA – On Sunday, October 20, the City of New Orleans, with support and Blue Cross Blue Shield Association and Partnership for a Healthier America, will host the fourth local Play Streets event at Joe W. Brown Memorial Park in New Orleans East.
The Play Streets Family Fitness Day, presented in conjunction with the Vietnamese American Young Leaders Association (VAYLA), is designed to encourage family-friendly physical activities. It will feature a fun run, dodge ball, kick ball, soccer, skateboarding, flag football, basketball, free swimming lessons, yoga lessons, bounce houses, art projects and free health screenings.
Play Streets events are made possible through a grant received by the New Orleans Health Department.
For more information about Sunday’s event, visit www.vayla-no.org. To learn more about the Health Department’s healthy lifestyles initiatives, visit www.nola.gov/health-department/healthy-lifestyles.
WHO: Dr. Karen DeSalvo, New Orleans Health Commissioner
WHAT: Play Streets Family Fitness Day
WHEN: 11 a.m.-3 p.m.
WHERE: Joe W. Brown Memorial Park
5601 Read Boulevard
New Orleans, LA 70127