More than 1,000
In a 2011 nation- and state-wide county health ranking that measured US county health, Marion County ranked 49th out of Florida’s 67 counties, putting the community in the bottom third of the state’s overall health.
27 percent of adults report no physical activity
64 percent of adults are overweight or obese
64 percent of adults do not meet moderate physical activity recommendations
At the Y, strengthening the community is our cause. That’s why we’re inviting the community to enjoy free facility access until September 30. Research shows that it takes 21 days to form a habit, so the Y is helping
“We are committed to making our community a healthier place,” Marion County YMCA Executive Director Ben Marciano said. “The great news is that 50 percent of
For questions on how to start forming your healthy habits today with free facility access at the Y, e-mail Nicole Orr, Wellness Director, or call 352.368.9622.