Get Involved

Join the movement to promote healthy eating and active living! We’re always looking for interested community members, and we truly value your input. There are many ways to get involved, so take a look at the details below and get started today.

Become a LiveWell Longmont Coalition Member

Whether you’re an organization or an individual community member, you can partner with LiveWell Longmont by joining our Coalition. LiveWell Longmont Coalition Members not only care about healthy eating and active living, but work with larger groups to effect positive change. Show your support by promoting and volunteering at events, and by supporting programs and projects in the community. There is no fee to join.

Contact Melissa at [email protected] for more information.

Become a LiveWell Longmont Sponsor

Throughout the year, we coordinate and support a variety of healthy events and activities within the Longmont community. Educational workshops and healthy hours are a few examples of events we’ve consistently helped support. We actively seek sponsorships to help facilitate these events, and to ensure they are successful. If you’re interested in either an ongoing sponsorship or a one-time donation, your contributions make an invaluable difference that will affect the entire community.

Contact Melissa at [email protected] , or 303-678-4916, for further details.

We’re hiring! The bi-lingual Community Engagement Strategist  will be responsible for and will coordinate the formation and operation of a community-led, neighborhood focused approach designed to elevate the voices of community members in the prioritized neighborhoods within Longmont. These neighborhoods face factors currently associated with higher prevalence of health disparities such as diabetes and other chronic diseases. Through this work, the strategist position will create, engage and mobilize allies throughout the community that can support and assist needs identified by community members and will collaborate with neighborhood leaders. The position will close at 5 PM on October 10.

 

 

Longmont Employers! We want to help add FUN and FUEL to your wellness programs and plans, for FREE! We’re continuously working on building and compiling helpful resources and opportunities to motivate one another as a community. Why? We’re a nonprofit that is committed to a healthy Longmont! We’re not pitching a product, spamming you with sales, or pushing an agenda. We’re here to help increase and celebrate health within our own community. It’s as simple as that.

Supports we offer include: customizable media templates centered on healthy eating and active living; articles for your use in newsletters, email blasts, and other publications; access to a private Facebook page connecting employees city-wide for sharing motivation and info; healthy tips and strategies; participation in fun, healthy challenges and chances to win cool schwag throughout the year from local vendors; promotional materials and the opportunity to participate in the annual LiveWell Longmont Healthy Food Drive, a chance to promote your organization and win fun prizes while supporting our community; and more! We’re always evolving in our quest to meet YOUR needs. For more info, please contact Erika, at [email protected]

Saturday Nov 25, 2017 ::
 Camina y conecta con tu gente at McIntosh Lake
Details :

Saturday, November 25
Get your morning boost with a walk by the lake. We walk at a casual pace and invite all fitness levels to join us. McIntosh Lake trail will let us explore the natural beauty of the mountains and possibly even see some bald eagles. This is a bi-lingual (Spanish and English) walk.  

8 – 9:30 am
Parking Lot on East side, between tennis courts and electric plant

For more details, and info on upcoming walks, visit Meetup/Boulder Ramblers or Walk2Connect

Monday Nov 27, 2017 ::
 Longmont After Work Amble: McIntosh Lake Loop
Details :

Monday, November 27
These weekly Monday walks are relaxed, casual and fun. Explore various roads, parks and alleyways around Longmont, with rotating starting places every week. Don’t like Mondays? These walks are for you! Come to make new friends while getting your mind, body and spirit moving at a natural pace. All abilities welcome. On the fourth Monday of every month, come enjoy a McIntosh Lake Loop, walking around the lake from the entrance on Harvard St.  

5:30 – 7 pm
McIntosh Lake, North Entrance
1929 Harvard St.

For more details, and info on upcoming walks, visit Meetup/Boulder Ramblers or Walk2Connect!

Tuesday Nov 28, 2017 ::
 Longmont Diabetes Support Group Meeting: Evolving Diabetes Technology
Details :

Tuesday, November 28
All are invited to join in the conversations on a variety of topics related to diabetes at each meeting of the Longmont Community Diabetes Support Group. At this month’s meeting facilitator Dorothy Price, RN, MSN, CDE, will speak to the future of technology as related to diabetes. The group meets the 4th Tuesday of the month (with the exception of the summer months and December); free and open to anyone in the community and surrounding areas!

7 – 8:30 pm
Da Vinci Conference Room
Longmont United Hospital
1950 Mountain View Avenue

Call group facilitator Dorothy Price for more information; and by 3 pm on the day of scheduled meetings in case of inclement weather:  303-485-4195.

Sunday Dec 2 - 3, 2017 ::
 Boulder County Farmers Markets’ Winter Market
Details :

Saturday December 2- Sunday December 3
Mark your calendars for the 11th annual Winter Market weekend! Enjoy a good mix of proteins and late season crops, as well packaged and prepared foods and handmade art. This annual, weekend-long holiday market features about 70 vendors from the Boulder, Longmont and Union Station farmers markets, as well as live music, prepared food, and 60 Colorado artisans selling candles, jewelry, woodwork, photography, fine art, letterpress, knit wares and more. A great opportunity to pick up food for holiday entertainment and gifts!

9am-3pm Dec 2rd and 3rd
Boulder County Fairgrounds Exhibition Hall
9595 Nelson Road
Visit the Boulder County Farmers Market website for more details, including a list of vendors.

 

 

Monday Dec 4, 2017 ::
 Longmont After Work Ambles: East Neighborhoods
Details :

Monday, December 4
These weekly Monday walks are relaxed, casual and fun. Explore various roads, parks and alleyways around Longmont, with rotating starting places every week. Don’t like Mondays? These walks are for you! Come to make new friends while getting your mind, body and spirit moving at a natural pace. All abilities welcome. On the first Monday of every month, come explore parks, trails and neighborhoods around east Longmont meeting at Nicolo’s Pizza.

5:30 – 6:45 pm
Nicolo’s Pizza
1631 Pace St.

For more details, and info on upcoming walks, visit Meetup/Boulder Ramblers or Walk2Connect!

Thursday Dec 7, 2017 ::
 Free Weekly Social Run from Shoes and Brews
Details :

Thursday, December 7
Weekly THURSDAY night SOCIAL run/walk– RAIN, SNOW or SHINE, ALL year long! All paces and distances welcome on the out and back course along the St. Vrain; everyone can choose their distance. After your run or walk, enjoy drink discounts complements of Shoes and Brews plus giveaways from varied sponsors.

6 pm
Shoes and Brews
63 South Pratt Pkwy, Unit B
Longmont
Contact Ashlee at [email protected] for more details!

Saturday Dec 9, 2017 ::
 Free Jingle Bell Run from Hygiene Elementary (100-Mile Club sanctioned event)
Details :

Saturday, Dec 9
Sponsored by Hygiene Elementary! Come run with your family around the 1.5 mile loop of Sunset and Heron lakes! Santa will be there to cheer you on and we will have jingle bells (while supplies last) for runners shoes. *Due to limited parking, we encourage carpooling. Please park in the parking lot off of 75th avenue.

9 – 10 am
Pella Crossing

Monday Dec 11, 2017 ::
 Longmont After Work Amble: Golden Ponds
Details :

Monday, December 11
These weekly Monday walks are relaxed, casual and fun. Explore various roads, parks and alleyways around Longmont, with rotating starting places every week. Don’t like Mondays? These walks are for you! Come to make new friends while getting your mind, body and spirit moving at a natural pace. All abilities welcome. On the second Monday of every month, come explore Golden Ponds Park and Nature Area.

5:30 – 6:45 pm
Roger’s Grove Park
220 South Hover Road
For more details and upcoming walks, visit Meetup/Boulder Ramblers or Walk2Connect
Thursday Dec 14, 2017 ::
 Free Weekly Social Run from Shoes and Brews
Details :

Thursday, December 14
Weekly THURSDAY night SOCIAL run/walk– RAIN, SNOW or SHINE, ALL year long! All paces and distances welcome on the out and back course along the St. Vrain; everyone can choose their distance. After your run or walk, enjoy drink discounts complements of Shoes and Brews plus giveaways from varied sponsors.

6 pm
Shoes and Brews
63 South Pratt Pkwy, Unit B
Longmont
Contact Ashlee at [email protected] for more details!

Monday Dec 18, 2017 ::
 Longmont After Work Amble: Clark Centennial Park
Details :

Monday, December 18
These weekly Monday walks are relaxed, casual and fun. Explore various roads, parks and alleyways around Longmont, with rotating starting places every week. Don’t like Mondays? These walks are for you! Come to make new friends while getting your mind, body and spirit moving at a natural pace. All abilities welcome. On the third Monday of every month, come explore the parks in central Longmont, around Clark Centennial Park.

5:30 – 6:30 pm
Centennial Pool
1201 Alpine St.

For more details, and info on upcoming walks, visit Meetup/Boulder Ramblers or Walk2Connect!

Tuesday Dec 19, 2017 ::
 Free 100-Mile Club Event at Sandstone Ranch
Details :
Tuesday December 19

Come walk/run anytime between 11:00 am and 1 pm to earn miles towards your 100 Mile Club goal! Hosted by Rocky Mountain Elementary

11 am -1 pm
Sandstone Ranch Community Park
2525 E. Ken Pratt Blvd

 

Wednesday Dec 20, 2017 ::
 Free 100-Mile Club Event in Erie
Details :
Wednesday, December 20

Come walk/run anytime between 1 – 3 pm to earn miles towards your 100 Mile Club goal over winter break! Hosted by Black Rock Elementary

1 – 3 pm
Erie Community Park
450 Powers St, Erie, CO 80516
Thursday Dec 21, 2017 ::
 Free Weekly Social Run from Shoes and Brews
Details :

Thursday, December 21
Weekly THURSDAY night SOCIAL run/walk– RAIN, SNOW or SHINE, ALL year long! All paces and distances welcome on the out and back course along the St. Vrain; everyone can choose their distance. After your run or walk, enjoy drink discounts complements of Shoes and Brews plus giveaways from varied sponsors.

6 pm
Shoes and Brews
63 South Pratt Pkwy, Unit B
Longmont
Contact Ashlee at [email protected] for more details!

Thursday Dec 21, 2017 ::
 Free 100-Mile Club event at McIntosh Lake
Details :
Thursday December 21

Come earn miles over Winter Break! Enjoy the 3.5 Mile Lake McIntosh loop. Hosted by Rocky Mountain Elementary. 

1 – 3 pm
Dawson Park
1757 Harvard St
Thursday Dec 28, 2017 ::
 Free Weekly Social Run from Shoes and Brews
Details :

Thursday, December 28
Weekly THURSDAY night SOCIAL run/walk– RAIN, SNOW or SHINE, ALL year long! All paces and distances welcome on the out and back course along the St. Vrain; everyone can choose their distance. After your run or walk, enjoy drink discounts complements of Shoes and Brews plus giveaways from varied sponsors.

6 pm
Shoes and Brews
63 South Pratt Pkwy, Unit B
Longmont
Contact Ashlee at [email protected] for more details!

Thursday Dec 28, 2017 ::
 Free 100-Mile Club Event at McIntosh Lake
Details :
Thursday December 28

Come earn miles over Winter Break! Enjoy the 3.5 Mile Lake McIntosh loop. Hosted by Rocky Mountain Elementary. 

1 – 3 pm
Dawson Park
1757 Harvard St

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