of the Fort McCoy work force can participate in a new Family
Connections fitness program designed to encourage families to spend
time together and help them learn how to live a healthy lifestyle.
Rumpel Fitness Center
patrons use one of the weight rooms at the facility. The activity
can be used to participate in Family Connections. (Photo
by Rob Schuette)
program will begin Sept. 1, and will be coordinated out of the Rumpel
Fitness Center, building 1122, according to Jobi Spolum, Fort McCoy
Morale, Welfare and Recreation (MWR) Marketing.
will be required to participate in 12 recreational/fitness events, one
educational event, and one installation/community event during a month
to be eligible for prizes.
will have family or individual categories and can be done on or off
personnel can do the events at the Fort McCoy Fitness Center or other
for the program is under way.
and individuals can get their Family Connections Card at the Fitness
Center front counter during business hours. A sample list of
qualifying activities also is available.
of the qualifying physical events include Fitness Center
classes/activities or activities such as walking or running, work
around the home, outdoor activities, team/individual sports, etc.
events include health and nutrition, reading/research, cultural,
classes, art, music, etc.
events include Day for Kids, Tree Lighting, post cleanup,
and families who meet the requirements will be eligible for prize
individuals, a monthly prize drawing will be a meal at Primo’s, a
movie rental and a car wash. The quarterly prize drawing will be for a
$20 McCoy’s gift certificate from October-December.
families, the monthly prize drawing will be for a movie rental and
large pizza. The quarterly prize drawing will be for four tubing
passes, four slices of pizza and four soft drinks at Whitetail Ridge
Ski Area (October-December).
more information about the program, call (608) 388-2290.