Kayak at Howard Marsh

A partnership with Mercy Health and Metroparks Toledo has launched the first-ever kayak share in our region — FitPark Paddle at Howard Marsh. Simply download an app to unlock and pay to use the kayak, after which you can explore the 6-mile trail through the marsh, leaving it at the end of the trip without

Sickle Cell Matters 5k Walk/Run

Sickle cell disease, often known as Sickle Cell Anemia, is the most common inherited blood disorder, but it doesn’t affect everyone equally— while the disease affects approximately 100,000 Americans, the trait is carried by one in 12 African Americans. Help raise awareness about the disease and trait during the Sickle Cell Matters 5k Walk/Run, hosted

ONE Yoga Festival

Show up ready for a day full of restorative poses at the ONE Yoga Festival, which includes sessions of hatha, Yin, power yoga, chair yoga, and more— all excellent ways to unwind for every body. More than just yoga sessions, the festival features financial wellness, classes on essential oils, advice on nutrition and there is

Autism Speaks Walk in Downtown Toledo

Get your cardio in for a good cause with the Autism Speaks Walk. Go it alone or walk for a team to raise the organization’s goal of $63,600 for autism research and support programs. This is the largest fundraiser for autism in the country, so it promises to be an exciting and rewarding experience. Participants

Ridin’ Late in County 48

Load up your bike for a scenic twilight ride! This 13-mile roll will take you through Toledo Memorial Park, the Sylvania River Trail and Pacesetter Park, capping off with an after-party in downtown Sylvania with snacks, cold drinks and craft beer! A helmet, headlights and taillights must accompany your wheels. Reserve your spot online. $15-20

A Healing Place at The Toledo center for Eating Disorders

The Toledo Center for Eating Disorders recently held their grand opening, introducing a facility and program geared toward helping all people age 10 and older. The team led by Meggan Desmond, MSW, LISW-S helps those struggling with anorexia, bulimia, binge eating and other eating disorders through programs like group psychotherapy, experiential therapy and meal planning.

Yoga for Desk Sitters

They say that, for long term health effects, sitting is the new smoking, and while we might not go that far, it certainly isn’t great for our bodies. Enter Yoga for Desk Sitters— a class that helps combat the negative effects of habitual inactivity that too often accompany our daily work. The class is divided

Health Aid for All

Every summer, Toledo’s chapter of Universal Health Aid arranges for volunteer doctors to do free checkups for community members, and it’s that time again. Make sure to stop by the free health clinic that serves up to 100 patients every year, a valuable gift to the community from this nonprofit organization. 9am-1pm | Saturday, July

Smashing Toledo Hosts Smashing Cancer Golf Tournament

Smashing Toledo is hosting a Smashing Cancer Golf Tournament at the Toledo Country Club, for teams of four (or for individuals to be matched with a group of new friends) for the event. The tournament includes a cash bar, food after the event and prizes, with all proceeds benefitting the Leukemia Lymphoma Society. $125 |

Glass City Sweats

Mayor Wade Kapszukiewicz thinks so, and he aims to prove it through Take it off, Toledo, a citywide health initiative to combat community obesity.

Paddle on the River during Black Swamp’s Paddle Trips

Turn your next visit to the Toledo Farmers’ Market into a float down the river by joining the Black Swamp Conservancy for their Farmers’ Market Paddle trips. Held on Saturdays, June 15, July 13 and July 20, kayak trippers meet at the Farmers’ Market before paddling along Swan Creek to the Maumee River in Downtown

Join Brittany Loren in Intro to Hula Hooping

When was the last time you used a hula hoop? Whether you haven’t touched one since you were a kid, or you regularly break out your glow hoop at festivals to impress guys with dreads, most of us don’t typically consider hula hooping to be a rigorous form of exercise— but acrobat Brittany Loren wants