Clicking on the corresponding PDF file will open a printable version of the web page. Adobe Reader is required to open, view, or print PDF files. Click here to download Adobe Reader. These documents were created as part of the Active Ottumwa project and are kept here as a record of the project. Current updates of the Active Ottumwa project can be found on the Active Ottumwa Facebook page.
This document gives an overview of our program. It explains further the types of activities that Active Ottumwa holds in the community to work toward our goal of increasing physical activity of adults in Ottumwa. It shows the many ways that we are evaluating the success of our program. It also briefly explains how Ottumwans can get involved in the program. Further information on how to get involved can be found in the “How to Become a Physical Activity Leader (PAL)” and the “How to Become an Active Ottumwa Ambassador (AOA)” documents below.
Active Ottumwa by the Numbers
These documents put numbers to Active Ottumwa’s success. The number of activities led in the community, community members who participated, and different locations activities were held are given for different time frames of the program.
Active Ottumwa Posters
Active Ottumwa is putting Ottumwa on the map! Our faculty and staff have been invited to prepare and FINAL Dec 13 Celebration One Pager 11.14.2019present multiple posters at conferences and meetings explaining the great work that is being done in the Ottumwa community surrounding physical activity and social network building. The Active Ottumwa program is helping to promote the Ottumwa community’s efforts and collaboration with our program to help keep Ottumwa a #cityonthemove!
Monthly Active Ottumwa Newsletters
Every month Active Ottumwa creates a newsletter to update the community and all of our generous volunteers on what our program has done in the previous month. Stay connected to our progress and all the exciting things we have planned in future months by looking at the newsletters below. These letters always recognize a PAL of the month for the great work they do in getting Ottumwa to continue being a City on the Move. Hidden gems of information on how to be more active in our program or in getting the Ottumwa community to be more active can also be found in the newsletters.