Building a Healthier Independence (BHI) is working to make it easier and safer to be physically active. Get out and be active!
Walk, run, and bike at a variety of city trails and parks. Checkout this trail guide or check out the Get Healthy Independence Mobile App to find a location near you!
Building a Healthier Independence Commercial 2014 from City of Independence, MO on Vimeo.
Track your Missouri Miles with 100 Missouri Miles. Go to www.100missourimiles.com to sign-up and log your miles now through the end of the year! Join the 27,990 Missourians who have logged 5,667,638 miles and help keep Missouri active!
Take steps toward being active through “The Mile Starts Here” program! All activities are free, open to the community and offer great opportunities to meet other people. See The Mile Starts Here 2018 schedule to see how you can join in the fun!
The Mile Starts Here is now on Facebook!
BHI The Mile Starts Here from City of Independence, MO on Vimeo.
Also, check out the Sermon Center workout facilities. New equipment and fitness classes for all. Contact us to find out how to get a reduced-rate membership!
Click here to review the final document of the Health Impact Assessment that was completed to assess the sidewalks and the walkability of Northwest Independence!
Have children? Work at a school or live in a neighborhood surrounding a school? Find out how to start a walking school bus program. Contact us if you are interested!
The Independence Health Department was one of 50 winners in the Play Everywhere Challenge, which aims to bring active play opportunities to low income children and their families. On October 27, 2016, Independence Health Department, along with various agencies and partners hosted a kick-off event at Hawthorne Place Apartments. Check out our video from the event kick-off!
KaBOOM! Play Everywhere Ribbon Cutting - October 2016 from City of Independence, MO on Vimeo.