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]

Monday Feb 19, 2018 ::
 Longmont After Work Amble: Clark Centennial Park
Details :

Monday, February 19
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!

Wednesday Feb 21, 2018 ::
 Shoes and Brews Free Wednesday Social Run
Details :

Wednesday, February 21
Weekly SOCIAL run/walk! 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 music from Shoes & Brews weekly open mic night jam band!

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

Thursday Feb 22, 2018 ::
 Social Security Benefits 101 (from CWPD)
Details :

Thursday, February 22 (and every 4th Thursday, monthly with exception of December)
Would you like to know more about how to file for social security benefits? CPWD Longmont will be offering a monthly introduction to the Social Security Disability Application Process.

10 am
Center for People With Disabilities
615 North Main Street
Longmont
*If you have questions or want to sign up for the class, please call 303-772-3250
*If you have an accommodation request, please notify CPWD 2 days ahead of time

www.cwpd.org

Thursday Feb 22, 2018 ::
 Free Weekly Social Run from Shoes and Brews
Details :

Thursday, February 22
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 Feb 26, 2018 ::
 Longmont After Work Amble: McIntosh Lake Loop
Details :

Monday, February 26
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 Feb 27, 2018 ::
 Longmont Diabetes Support Group Meeting
Details :

Tuesday, February 27
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.  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.

Wednesday Feb 28, 2018 ::
 Shoes and Brews Free Wednesday Social Run
Details :

Wednesday, February 28
Weekly SOCIAL run/walk! 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 music from Shoes & Brews weekly open mic night jam band!

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

Wednesday Feb 28, 2018 ::
 Shoes and Brews Free Wednesday Social Run
Details :

Wednesday, February 28
Weekly SOCIAL run/walk! 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 music from Shoes & Brews weekly open mic night jam band!

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

Thursday Mar 1, 2018 ::
 Free Weekly Social Run from Shoes and Brews
Details :

Thursday, March 1
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 Mar 3, 2018 ::
 Skyline Track Fun Run 5K
Details :

Saturday March 3
Thank you for supporting the Skyline High School Track & Field program. The proceeds from this event go toward providing much needed equipment and facility upgrades for our program. We invite you to kickoff the Spring sports season with a 5k run with the 2018 Skyline track team and coaching staff.

9 am race start
McIntosh Lake (Flanders Park area)
1905 Harvard St
Click here for more info and registration.

 

 

Monday Mar 5, 2018 ::
 Longmont After Work Ambles: East Neighborhoods
Details :

Monday, March 5
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!

Tuesday Mar 6, 2018 ::
 Levels of Mental Health Crisis Care (Free Training)
Details :

Tuesday March 6
Did you take a Mental Health First Aid Class? Would you like to learn more about resources for crisis care in the Longmont community? Are you a community volunteer or professional who is uncertain about how to find help for a distressed person or someone experiencing a mental health emergency? Join us to learn about the Levels of Crisis Care available and discuss both the challenges and opportunities that arise in taking action to support community mental wellness and resiliency.

6:30 – 8 pm
Longmont United Hospital
1950 Mountain View Ave
Click here for more info on this and additional offerings. Contact [email protected] for more info.

Saturday Mar 10, 2018 ::
 Free Mental Health First Aid Training
Details :

Saturday March 10
Supporting Action for Mental Health is excited to be organizing special events including an Introduction to Mental Health First Aid class, an 8-hour course that gives people the skills to help someone who is developing a mental health problem or experiencing a mental health crisis. SAM will also be launching several educational activities. Join in the movement to raise awareness about this important issue.

8 am – 5 pm
Longmont United Hospital
1950 Mountain View Ave
Click here for more info on this and additional offerings. Contact [email protected] for more info.

Monday Mar 12, 2018 ::
 Longmont After Work Amble: Golden Ponds
Details :

Monday, March 12
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
Friday Mar 16, 2018 ::
 Free Mental Health First Aid Training
Details :

Friday March 16
Supporting Action for Mental Health is excited to be organizing special events including an Introduction to Mental Health First Aid class, an 8-hour course that gives people the skills to help someone who is developing a mental health problem or experiencing a mental health crisis. SAM will also be launching several educational activities. Join in the movement to raise awareness about this important issue.

8 am – 5 pm
Longmont United Hospital
1950 Mountain View Ave
Click here for more info on this and additional offerings. Contact [email protected] for more info.

Monday Mar 19, 2018 ::
 Longmont After Work Amble: Clark Centennial Park
Details :

Monday, March 19
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!

Thursday Mar 22, 2018 ::
 Social Security Benefits 101 (from CWPD)
Details :

Thursday, March 22 (and every 4th Thursday, monthly with exception of December)
Would you like to know more about how to file for social security benefits? CPWD Longmont will be offering a monthly introduction to the Social Security Disability Application Process.

10 am
Center for People With Disabilities
615 North Main Street
Longmont
*If you have questions or want to sign up for the class, please call 303-772-3250
*If you have an accommodation request, please notify CPWD 2 days ahead of time

www.cwpd.org

Monday Mar 26, 2018 ::
 Longmont After Work Amble: McIntosh Lake Loop
Details :

Monday, March 26
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 Mar 27, 2018 ::
 Longmont Community Diabetes Support Group Meeting
Details :

Tuesday, March 27
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.  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.

Saturday Apr 7, 2018 ::
 Longmont Farmers Market
Details :

Saturdays through November 17
It’s back–don’t miss the first Longmont Farmers Market of the season! We love our local Farmers Market. Enjoy fresh, locally grown and prepared vegetables, meats, fruits, flowers, plants, gourmet cheeses and wines, FREE weekly kids activities with The Family Garden, live music from 10 am to 1 pm, and more! Artisan shows take place every fourth Saturday of the month. Free parking is available at the Fairgrounds and complimentary bike valet at the market with Bicycle Longmont.

8 am- 1 pm
Boulder County Fairgrounds
9595 Nelson Road
http://boulderfarmers.org

Wednesday Apr 18, 2018 ::
 Sugar Panel Event from St. Vrain Healthy Kids and Boulder County Public Health
Details :

Wednesday, April 18
In collaboration with Boulder County Public Health, the parent nutrition-advocacy group St. Vrain Healthy Kids is offering key educational events informing the Longmont community about the harms of sugary drinks while promoting healthy alternatives, like water. Panel members will include Dr. Yaira Oquendo-Figueroa, Director of Training for Behavioral Health at Salud Medical Center; Dr. Jody Davis, DDS Family Dentistry at Salud Medical Center; and Michael Beer, Medical Director at Salud Medical Director at Salud Medical Center.

4 -6 pm
Longmont Museum
400 Quail Road
Presentations will be in English and Spanish. Childcare provided.

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