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Ride with a Transportation Offical May 23rd

Ride with a Transportation Offical May 23rd

On May 23rd at 5:30pm, join transportation officals from the City of Redding, Caltrans, Shasta County, and the Shasta Regional Transporation Agency for a bicycle ride on local streets with discussions about recent or upcoming projects (.. read more

Bike to Maxwell’s to culminate the Mayor’s MTB Challenge

Bike to Maxwell’s to culminate the Mayor’s MTB Challenge

All are welcome to join in and celebrate the conclusion of the Mayor’s Mountain Bike Challenge. There will be a raffle drawing for those who have turned in their MTB Passport. Participants have the chance to win up to $1,000 in gift c.. read more

Beach Bus 2017

Beach Bus 2017

Catch the Beach Bus to Brandy Creek at Whiskeytown Lake this summer! May 25 to September 2, 2017 Click for more details (http://www.cityofredding.org/departments/redding-area-bus-authority/services/beach-bus).. read more

Bicycle Friendly Business Awards - Apply Now!

Bicycle Friendly Business Awards - Apply Now!

Nominate your business or organization, or a business you respect, for the 2017 Bicycle Friendly Business Awards! Simply complete this NOMINATION FORM (https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/ShastaBFB2017) to provide information about what th.. read more

May 1 – May 31: Shasta Bike Challenge!

May 1 – May 31: Shasta Bike Challenge!

Location: Shasta County, Redding, Anderson, City of Shasta Lake Be entered into a free drawing each day you ride your bike to work, school or errands (or go for a recreational ride) between May 1 to 31…it’s that simple! Local.. read more

Now Open: Team & Individual Registration for the Shasta Bike Challenge

Now Open: Team & Individual Registration for the Shasta Bike Challenge

Schools and workplace teams compete against each other by encouraging more people to bicycle more often from May 1 to 31. Put your team together today to compete for glory and awards. Individuals are entered into a free drawing each day the.. read more

Mayor's Mountain Bike Challenge

Mayor's Mountain Bike Challenge

The Mayor of the City of Redding welcomes you to join the Mountain Bike Challenge running from February 8th to May 19th. The beautiful and diverse backcountry trails of Redding calls for your exploration and discovery on your mountain b.. read more

WOW - Women on Wheels Getting you Ready to Roll

WOW - Women on Wheels Getting you Ready to Roll

Women on Wheels is offering a class ~ Learn tips and techniques for comfortable bicycling, practicing street skills, and riding with other women. We will cover bike and helmet fit, tips for riding safely on the roads and trails, ru.. read more

Free Garden Workshop

Free Garden Workshop

Join in the Spring Gardening Workshop this Friday, April 28th. 5:30 - 7:30 p.m. 777 Loma Vista Dr. Redding Free garden box, soil, plants, tools and a recipe book are provided while supplies last. Call Hillary at 229-8469 to register... read more

Spring Bingo

Spring Bingo

Great ideas for outdoor fun with family and friends!.. read more

Get a Juice Boost for the Mayor's MTB Challenge, now through May 19th

Get a Juice Boost for the Mayor's MTB Challenge, now through May 19th

Get a Juice Boost for the Mayor's Mountain Bike Challenge. Get 15% off your entire purchase at Jamba Juice with a Mayor's Mountain Bike Passport- now through May 19th! Only available at the Placer Street and Dana Drive Locations. Enjoy!.. read more

Sasquatch Spotted on Redding's MTB Trails

Sasquatch Spotted on Redding's MTB Trails

LOOK OUT! Sasquatch has been spotted on the Redding's Trails. Starting this Friday (03/10/17), Redding Trail Alliance will post a photo of George Squatchington once a week with a hint about where he is hiding on a specific route of the Mayo.. read more

Bike to School Day Training, March 30th

Bike to School Day Training, March 30th

Do you love biking or giving students the opportunity to get to school under their own wheels? The Shasta Safe Routes to School program is offering a Bike to School Day training (/bikechallenge/Training flyer BTS Day.pdf)to school staff.. read more

March is National Nutrition Month

March is National Nutrition Month

March is National Nutrition Month. A great time to make the healthy choice the easy choice. Local retailers are helping to make it easier to eat healthy. See what’s going on at the following retailers! FREE healthy snacks. FRE.. read more

Get Out and Explore With Trail Guides from the Trails & Bikeways Council

Get Out and Explore With Trail Guides from the Trails & Bikeways Council

Check out the Trail Guides (http://reddingtrailsandbikewayscouncil.org/trail-guides.html) for information on featured trails, including maps, photos, elevation profiles, plus great information about history and nature in the area. Created b.. read more

Mayor's Mountain Bike Challenge City Hall Presentation Kick-Off, February 7

Mayor's Mountain Bike Challenge City Hall Presentation Kick-Off, February 7

JOIN US for the Redding Mayor's Mountain Bike Challenge Presentation Kick-Off at City Hall starting at 6pm. Show your support by wearing your favorite Bike Jersey. This presentation will highlight some of the beautiful and diverse.. read more

Redding Residents ~ Share Your Input!

Redding Residents ~ Share Your Input!

Help improve walking and bicycling in Redding by attending a “Go Shasta & Redding Active Transportation Plan” workshop being held Monday, February 6th, at 6 p.m. at Redding City Hall’s Community Room. Your input will h.. read more

Help Make a Difference in Shasta Lake

Help Make a Difference in Shasta Lake

Help improve walking and bicycling in the City of Shasta Lake by attending a “Go Shasta” workshop being held Wednesday, February 8th, at 5:30 pm at John Beaudet Community Center. Your input will help guide development of a long-.. read more

Help Improve Biking and Walking in Anderson!

Help Improve Biking and Walking in Anderson!

Help improve walking and bicycling in Anderson by attending a "GoShasta" workshop being held Thursday, February 9th, at 5:30 p.m. at Anderson Community Center, 1887 Howard Street. Your input will help guide development of a long range pla.. read more

Burney Event

Burney Event

Eastern Shasta County - Do you have suggestions for improving walking and bicycling in communities throughout Shasta County? Attend the “Go Shasta” workshop being held at Burney VFW at 5:30 pm on February 7th. The Shasta Reg.. read more

GoShasta

GoShasta

Go Shasta is a coordinated approach to create a long-term plan for improving walking and bicycling opportunities throughout Shasta County. Now is the time to give input on what you’d like to see...simply check out the online tools.. read more

Redding Trail Alliance Volunteer Day, February 4

Redding Trail Alliance Volunteer Day, February 4

Volunteer Day When: Saturday, February 4, 2017 from 9:00am 1:00pm Where: Delano Dr, Redding, CA, 96001 The Redding Trail Alliance has had many requests from residents on how to get involved to make our local trails better. Come .. read more

Turtle Bay Class Saturday, January 21

Turtle Bay Class Saturday, January 21

Indoor Plant Propagation for Your Spring Garden (January 21): Dreaming of your spring garden while perusing seed catalogs on cold winter nights? January is an ideal time to get a head start on spring. Join Turtle Bay’s Nursery Spe.. read more

BLM Trail Hike Saturday, January 21

BLM Trail Hike Saturday, January 21

Trail 58 – BLM Trail Saturday, January 21 This will be an easy, fairly level four mile roundtrip hike on this new trail above Middle Creek on a north facing hillside. The trail provides an easy lesson in importance of asp.. read more

McArthur Mart

McArthur Mart

SMALL CHANGES, BIG MOMENTUM AT LOCAL STORE. As you walk through McArthur Mart you will notice something strikingly unique about this small store. Mouthwatering advertisements of fresh, crisp salads and delicious, healthy wraps with the.. read more

Prediabetes Awareness

Prediabetes Awareness

1 out 3 American adults have prediabetes. Take a stand and make a change today! Visit www.doihaveprediabetes.org (http://www.doihaveprediabetes.org/) to learn more... read more

CASA Superhero Run!

CASA Superhero Run!

November 5 - 4th Annual CASA Superhero Run in Redding Sat. 8:30 AM - Redding Civic Auditorium www.run4casa.com (http://www.run4casa.com/) All children need heroes, but abused and neglected children need superheroes! Take part in.. read more

Happy Healthy Halloween

Happy Healthy Halloween

Join Us for a Halloween Health Fair at Holiday Market On Monday, October 31st, Healthy Shasta will be at the Holiday Market on Placer St. Stop by and enjoy free healthy treats. Come in your costume and you might just win a prize. .. read more

Cooking Demo! Oct. 22 at Turtle Bay

Cooking Demo! Oct. 22 at Turtle Bay

Cooking Demonstration and Food Tasting! Celebrate World Food Day and Local Foods as we bring the Bountiful Harvest exhibit at the Turtle Bay to life! Join us on Saturday, October 22 at 1 pm or 2 pm to learn and enjoy simple, nutritious.. read more

Candidates Forum October 3rd

Candidates Forum October 3rd

A candidate’s forum for the Redding City Council election will be held October 3 at 6 pm at the Social Hall of the First United Methodist Church, 1825 East St., Redding. The forum is jointly sponsored by Trails and Bikeways.. read more

Crossing Guard Training

Crossing Guard Training

Is there a lot of traffic in front of your neighborhood school? Help keep kids safe by attending the Shasta Safe Routes to School Crossing Guard and Walking School Bus Training (/downloads/srts/2016 Updates/Walking School Bus Training flye.. read more

Help Count Bicyclists and Pedestrians

Help Count Bicyclists and Pedestrians

Help Count Bicyclists and Pedestrians ~ It only takes a couple hours to help! Can you spare a couple of hours to help count bicyclists and pedestrians in Shasta County's 9th annual bike and pedestrian count? Volunteers ca.. read more

2016 Bike Friendly Business Award Winner

2016 Bike Friendly Business Award Winner

The 2016 Bicycle Friendly Business of the Year award went to the Red Lion Hotel on Hilltop Drive in Redding. Presented by Shasta Living Streets, Redding Chamber of Commerce and Healthy Shasta. Learn more at Bicycle Friendly Business P.. read more

Walk to School Day 2016

Walk to School Day 2016

Walk to School Day 2016 Shasta Safe Routes to School is offering safety kits, supplies and training for K-8 schools who want to coordinate Walk to School (W2S) Day, October 5, 2016. Complete the application (/downloads/srts/2016 Upd.. read more

Farmers' Market Week

Farmers' Market Week

Celebrate National Farmer's Market Week: August 7th-13th See more at: http://activenorcal.net/celebrate-national-farmer-s-market-week-august-7th-13th/.. read more

Do you have prediabetes?

Do you have prediabetes?

Take this quick quiz to see if you may have prediabetes? (http://www.cdc.gov/widgets/prediabetes/html5/iframe.html) .. read more

Free Summer Kids Meals

Free Summer Kids Meals

Contact Denise Ohm 356-2469 There will be a terrific, FREE summer resource that is available to kids eighteen years old and under in our area – the Seamless Summer Feeding Program (SSFP). The SSFP is a federally funded p.. read more

NEW Compost Guide!

NEW Compost Guide!

Do you like gardening and would like to know how to save money? This free compost guide (/downloads/media/Compost Guide 2015 Final (003).pdf) is just what you need. The guide includes easy to follow instructions and colorful pictures. St.. read more

Rails to Trails "Share the Trail" campaign

Rails to Trails "Share the Trail" campaign

Rails to Trails has launched their national Share the Trail (http://www.railstotrails.org/share-the-trail/?utm_source=newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=enews) campaign, providing six simple tips everyone can follow to ensure .. read more

Healthy Shasta's Farm Club

Healthy Shasta's Farm Club

Come check out what the Saturday Redding Farmers' Market has available and sign up your young shoppers for this great club. Kids ages 3 to 15 years old receive $2 EVERY WEEK, June 6 through July 11, to spend on fresh fruits, vegetables.. read more

Bicycle Parking Map Project

Bicycle Parking Map Project

Healthy Shasta is piloting a tool to 'crowd source' bicycle parking information. You are invited to help collect photos of bicycle parking and submit it with data about each location. An interactive bicycle .. read more

Funky & Fun Biathalon

Funky & Fun Biathalon

Palo Cedro Community Park's Pedal Powered Bike Parade & Fabulously Zany Relay Races Sunday May 24, 2015 - Junction Elementary School Staging starts at noon Funky & Fun Biathalon flyer (pdf) (/downloads/biking/FunkyFun Bi.. read more

Healthier Stores - Community Workshops

Healthier Stores - Community Workshops

Shasta County Tobacco Education and Nutrition Education Programs are hosting three community workshops in Shasta Lake, Redding, and Anderson. Your participation at these community workshops is greatly needed. After brief informat.. read more

Building Connections: Trails, Playborhoods & Safe Routes

Building Connections: Trails, Playborhoods & Safe Routes

Resources from the Building Connections Conference: Video on Protected Bikeways shared by Keynote Speaker Dave Snyder, Executive Director of California Bicycle Coalition:Protected Bikeways Video (http://www.peopleforbikes.org/gre.. read more

See & Be Seen

See & Be Seen

See & Be Seen every time you walk, bike or drive. Being visible, watching out for others, and making eye contact are keys to improving safety for all of us. See and Be Seen Poster (pdf) (/downloads/andibike/SeeBeSeenPoste.. read more

Join the Movement

Join the Movement

We want to thank everyone for participating in the Living Billboard campaign called “Join the Movement”. We wanted to share some of the Champions featured in the 2014 Living Billboard event at the Sundial Bridge. Through the sto.. read more

And I Bike

And I Bike

Meet some everyday people who enjoy bicycling as part of an active lifestyle. The bicyclists on our streets are moms, dads, grandparents, someone's child...motorists and bicyclists alike have a shared responsibility to follow the rules of t.. read more

FARM Club Recipes

FARM Club Recipes

Thanks to everyone who participated in the Healthy Shasta FARM Club this year at the Redding Farmers' Market! And a very heartfelt thanks to our wonderful chefs Doni Chamberlain and Guenn Johnsen-Gentry who make cooking fun! Below are a.. read more

Saturday Farmers' Market Now Open!

Saturday Farmers' Market Now Open!

The Redding Saturday Farmers' Market is now open for the 2014 season! Every Saturday, 7:30 - noon, Redding City Hall at 777 Cypress Avenue. Stop by and check out the fresh veggies, local products and more! For information about all the.. read more

Turtle Bay East Trailhead Improved!

Turtle Bay East Trailhead Improved!

The Turtle Bay East park and trail improvements are ready to enjoy. This area is located at the north end of North Bechelli and features good access to the Sacramento River, many benches and picnic tables, and a bicycle jump area. The trail.. read more

Shasta College Bicycling & Walking Studies

Shasta College Bicycling & Walking Studies

The Shasta College Transportation Survey was completed in 2013. A collaborative effort of Shasta College’s Office of Research and Planning with Healthy Shasta. Over 800 respondents completed the survey, at least 80% of which were Shas.. read more

Shasta Cascade Farm Trail Survey

Shasta Cascade Farm Trail Survey

Growing Local (http://www.growinglocalshasta.org/), Superior California Economic Development and Siskiyou County Economic Development Council would like your help with the Shasta Cascade Farm Trail Survey (https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/5ZP.. read more

Trail User Survey Results

Trail User Survey Results

Healthy Shasta's Trail User Survey received 819 responses from people who use the Sacramento River Trail. Data includes information about where trail users live, what they use the trail for, how often they use the trail, and how they would .. read more

Newsletters

Healthy Shasta's e-newsletter, Activate Shasta!, is emailed to interested recipients 3-4 times per year. It features easy, practical tips for adding physical activity and healthy eating to your busy day. It also includes information on local happenings and ways you can make a difference. If you'd like to receive our electronic newsletter, please subscribe below. Rest assured, we never share email addresses. Past issues are listed below.

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Event Calendars

The following organizations offer free or low cost opportunities for physical activity and recreation. The links below will take you directly to their event calendars.