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Welcome to Be Active Outdoors!

Be Active Outdoors wants to be the catalyst to encouraging individuals within our region to seek outdoor activities. We promote outdoor recreation and active lifestyles by endorsing the health and wellness aspect of outdoor activity. We work with existing organizations in the region, utilizing established resources to bring active groups of people together, build accessibility to the outdoors, and generate a broader community of enthusiasts.

Be Active Calendar

We encourage you to enjoy some outdoor activities with area outdoor organizations. Click here for complete Be Active Calendar

Apr 25 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am Nature At The Confluence Campus
Hit the gravel-packed trails each week for the Wednesday Walkabout at the Confluence Campus, from 9am-11am. Come when you want, go as far as you like! Bring a friend, your kids, or your pup (on[...]
Apr 25 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm Prairie Street Brewhouse
Since 2006, the Reel Paddling Film Festival has been showcasing the very best paddling films. The World Tour screens in more than 120 cities around the world. Join Rocktown Adventures of Rockford for a screening[...]
Apr 28 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm Welty Environmental Center
Market Basket Class Learn to make the traditional and functional market basket of early America. Using natural and pre-dyed flat reed, you will learn basic basket weaving skills as you complete this market basket. This[...]
Apr 28 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm Welty Environmental Center
April Full Moon Hike Walk in a moon-lit forest and test your senses like animals do. Experience how their senses of hearing, smell, touch, and feel become heightened as their sense of sight is limited.[...]
Apr 29 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm Nature At The Confluence Campus
Wet Feet = Great Fishing! Josh with one of his Turtle Creek bass. (photo by Joe Bursinger) Want to know how to get to the fish on Turtle Creek? You could get into a kayak,[...]

Be Active Outdoors - inspiring tomorrow's outdoor enthusiast