Community Health Links

Do you need help finding fun and interesting healthy activities throughout your community? You’ve come to the right place!  We have put together resources by county that will get you out and physically active! Even if you would prefer to stay indoors, we have you covered by listing your local gyms!  Have fun on all of your future adventures!

If you know of any additional items that should be added to this list, please send an email to Ashley Hedstrom (ahedstrom@swuhealth.org).


Did you know that secondhand smoke is the third leading cause of preventable disease in the U.S.? Secondhand smoke caused by nearby neighbors can have a negative impact on the residents who live in multi-unit housing (apartments, condos, etc). This website allows you to search for smoke-free housing!

Interested in the various trails in the five county area? Click HERE.


Beaver County

Beaver City Recreation

Does your family want to become more physically active? This link will take to a page that gives you information on signing up for sports teams!

Beaver City Pool

Want to go for a swim? You can anytime throughout the year besides Mid November through February! Click the link to learn more!

Beaver County Tourism

There are so many things to do in Beaver County that you could never get bored!  Visit this website on information on golfing, ski resorts, hiking and several other adventures! They also have link of places to stay!

Utah State University Extension 4H – Beaver County

USU extension offers many activities including 4H, ideas for food & nutrition, health & wellness as well as some help with your finances! Click on the link to learn more!

Gyms

Vital Fitness: 150 South Main Street, Beaver, Utah

Garfield County

Bryce Canyon Tourism

Did you know that Garfield County has several things to do and see including  parks, monuments, lakes as well as other exciting attractions? This link will allow you to explore things to do in Garfield County!

Utah State University Extension 4H

USU extension offers many activities including 4H, ideas for food & nutrition, health & wellness as well as some help with your finances! Click on the link to learn more!

Gyms

Gym on Main: 98 North Main Street, Parowan, Utah

Escalante City Gym: 56 North 100 West, Escalante, Utah


Iron County

Healthy Iron County – Website link coming soon

Cedar City Sports & Recreation

Do you want to sign your kids up for a sport so they get more physical activity?  Cedar City sports & recreation is the place to go! This website has all the information on what sporting events they can get involved with and the costs.

Cedar City – Brian Head Tourism

Have you and your family been trying to find a fun getaway adventure but are unsure where to go or what to do?  Look no further this website has several ideas of adventures you can have in the Cedar City/Brian Head areas including visiting Navajo Lake, Panguitch Lake, Farmers Markets & Farms, as well as hiking and biking trails! The possibilities are endless!

Cedar City Trails

Want to go for a quick hike to get in some physical activity? This link has great information about the hiking trails in and around Cedar City.  They even let you know if you can bring your dog!

Utah State University Extension 4H –Iron County

USU extension offers many activities including 4H, ideas for food & nutrition, health & wellness as well as some help with your finances! Click on the link to learn more!

Cedar City Aquatics Center

Have fun with the family at the aquatic center in Cedar City!  They have a splash playground, lap pools, lazy river, water slides and a hot tub.  They also have a weight room for those who want to workout without getting wet!

The Glacier

If you are looking for an adventure that you normally don’t get to participate in when you are in Southern Utah The Glacier is for you.  Go to their website to find more information of skate times and learning how to play hockey!

Three Peaks Disc Golf Course

What is Disc Golf? It’s a fun, physical activity the entire family can enjoy!  The object is to throw a disc at several metal baskets throughout a course while trying to complete the course with as few throws as possible!

Gyms

Cedar City Snap Fitness: 145 North Main Street, Cedar City, Utah

Crossfit Cedar City: 65 West Center Street, Cedar City, Utah

Retro Fitness: 929 South Main Street, Cedar City, Utah

Spirit: 1615 North Main Street, Cedar City, Utah

SUU JL Sorenson: On-Campus SUU Campus 351 W University Blvd, Cedar City, Utah

Vasa: 1605 West Regency Road, Cedar City, Utah

Kane County

Healthy Kane County

There mission is to increase opportunities for achieving a healthy lifestyle in the geographical area by providing education and support, developing infrastructure and enhancing skills. By clicking the link it will take you to their facebook page where you can find ideas on how to be physically active!

Kane County Recreation

Do you want to sign your kids up to get some physical activity?  Do you want to go for a trail run but don’t know where to go? Kane County Recreation is your must stop for all recreation activities!

Kane County Office of Tourism

Did you know that Kane County has several things to see including national parks, national monuments as well as other very exciting attractions?  This link will allow you to explore things to do in Kane County even on rainy days!

Kanab Trails

Your one stop shop to find horse, hiking, ATV and running trails! This website has information about the trails as well as pictures.

Utah State University Extension 4H – Kane County

USU extension offers many activities including 4H, ideas for food & nutrition, health & wellness as well as some help with your finances! Click on the link to learn more!

Gyms

Best Friends Wellness and Fitness Center: 163 South 100 East, Kanab, Utah


Washington County

Healthy Dixie

Healthy Dixie is a group of Washington County Citizens involved in government, business and education and committed to promoting healthy habits in the County.  Follow their Facebook page (website coming soon) to see what they have to offer!

St. George City Sports and Recreation

Do you want to sign your kids up for a sport so they get more physical activity?  Do you want to learn more about running, biking and swimming races in St. George? Or just where your local Rec center or swimming pool is?!?! This website has all that information and more!

St. George City Urban Trail Guide

Click this link for a map of all the hiking, biking, and walking trails around St. George!

St. George City Tourism

Never get bored in St. George!  This website has an array of outdoor activities such as road cycling, canyoneering, hiking, fishing, water sports, etc.  If you are coming in from out of town it has links to dining and lodging as well. Decide what you want to do and get outside!

Washington City Sports and Recreation

Do you want to sign your kids up for a sport go for a swim or run a race? This website has all that information and including the fun you can have at the community recreation center.

Washington City Trails

Click this link for a map of all the trails around Washington City!

Hurricane City Leisure & Recreation

Have you been thinking about getting out more and doing more physical activities?  This website has all you need to know about sports, races, fitness classes, pool information and several other activities going on in Hurricane!

Veyo Pool

Veyo Pool is just several minutes outside of St. George and is typically 12-15 degrees cooler!  Not only do they have a pool for swimming, but they also offer rock climbing, camping and crawdad catching!

Washington County Trails

This website has a fun, interactive map of trail systems throughout Washington County!  You can filter through trails by difficulty, length of trail, traffic density, route type and trail type. When you find a trail you might enjoy, click on it for additional information!

USU Extension 4H Washington County

USU extension offers many activities including 4H, ideas for food & nutrition, health & wellness as well as some help with your finances! Click on the link to learn more!

Gyms

Planet Fitness: 42 South River Road, St. George, Utah

Anytime Fitness:  390 West State Street, Hurricane, Utah

Performance Fitness: (2 locations)

        St. George: 587 North 600 West

        Hurricane: 24 South 2170 East

Washington Community Center: 350 Community Center Drive, Washington, Utah

St. George Recreation Center: 285 South 400 East, St. George, Utah

Vasa Fitness: 484 North Mall Drive, St. George, Utah

Summit Fitness: (3 locations)

       River Road: 1532 East 1450 South, St. George, Utah.

       Sunset: 1973 West Sunset Blvd, St. George, Utah.

       Bluff Street: 963 South Bluff, St. George, Utah