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Move More This Summer!

Make time to do more physical activities this summer! Physical activity has many benefits. It can help you feel better, sleep better, keep a healthy weight and more!

Use these tips to get started:

  • Pick activities that you enjoy.
  • Invite family and friends.
  • Start slow and work your way up to activities that need more effort.
  • Talk with your primary care provider (PCP) about changes you may want to make to new exercise routines. 

For a list of ideas for physical activity and more, visit the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention website at

Physical activity options in San Mateo County

There are a lot of indoor and outdoor physical activities you can do in San Mateo County! Walk along the water, hike, swim, or go to a local playground or recreation center. To learn more, visit:

  • The San Mateo County Parks website at for a list of local parks to enjoy the outdoors.
  • Your city’s Parks and Recreation Department website for a list of physical activity programs and swimming pools at reduced cost for city residents.