Get Up, Get Out, Get Active!
We don't stop playing because we grow old, we grow old because we stop playing.
-George Bernard Shaw
Communities Off n' Funning is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization committed to creating, and supporting active endeavors in communities large and small. Our goal: to get kids, families and communities up, out and active by providing fun adventures and educational opportunities that inspire a healthy lifestyle and a passion for unplugged play.
Thank YOU for supporting and participating in our events and for encouraging others in your life to get up, get out and get active. Together, we can ensure a healthier tomorrow for our kids and our communities!
Our events are all about YOU!
The aim of COnF is to present physical activity as enjoyable, playful, and achievable and to educate the public about the value and benefits of unplugged play. Physical activity influences our lives each day well beyond the realm of general fitness and weight loss. It is a proven contributor to a higher self-esteem, and increased cognitive thinking and problem solving, it enables us to better respond to stress, it helps us to concentrate and focus, it elevates our mood, it builds up our bones, our stamina and strength and promotes healthier habits overall. COnF inspires the momentum to achieve that foundation of health and wellness through FUN. We create POSITIVE and ENCOURAGING active endeavors that are wide ranging, playful, cheer personal successes and celebrate the camaraderie surrounding a shared experience for youth, families and communities.
To create, produce and support active endeavours by providing programming, events and educational opportunities that ignite a drive in kids, families and communities to get up, get out and get active.
That putting down the electronics, the schedules and the rigors of everyday life is HEALTHY! That play, no matter what your age or your occupation is a fundamental building block to a healthier lifestyle, makes us better equipped to handle everyday stressors and makes participating in a physical activity FUN! And finally, to realize that we don't stop playing because we grow old, we grow old because we stop playing!
Now is the time, put down your computer and GET UP, GET OUT AND GET ACTIVE!