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WilCo Rec Centers to host events for National Walking Day

Join the Williamson County Parks and Recreation Department and Williamson Medical Center on April 3 for one of three free informational health presentations and group walks on the American Heart Association's National Walking Day, and take the first steps to a healthier you.

Three area events will be held on Wednesday, April 3. The events are free and open to the public. Each event will consist of a 45-minute presentation by a Williamson Medical Center physician, followed by a short group walk. The Williamson County, Franklin, and Brentwood mayors will be leading the walks.

Event List

Franklin Recreation Complex, 1120 Hillsboro Rd. Health presentation at 9 a.m. and a group walk at 10 a.m. To register for the Franklin event, please call 615-790-5719, ext. 2010.

Longview Recreation Center, 2909 Commonwealth Drive in Spring Hill: Health presentation at 11:30 a.m. and a group walk at 12:30 p.m. To register for the Longview event, please call 615-302-0971, ext. 2210.

Indoor Sports Complex, 920 Heritage Way in Brentwood: Health presentation at 12:30 p.m. and a group walk at 1:30 p.m. To register for the Brentwood event, please call 615-370-3471, ext. 2110.


Walking is one of the simplest and safest aerobic exercises you can do. It is a suitable physical activity for most people, and regular walking can help you lose body fat, maintain a healthy weight, improve your fitness and reduce your risk of developing conditions such as heart disease, type 2 diabetes, osteoporosis and some cancers.

Williamson County Parks and Recreation is a public organization, here to benefit the community. For more information on department events please visit

Posted on: 3/27/2013


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