There's something about watching Olympic athletes that makes you want to get off of the couch and go break a world record.
Well, maybe you won't break a world record, but you may want to at least run around outside, which is why Patch is excited to be joining with First Lady Michelle Obama for Olympic Fun Day.
The first lady is leading the U.S. Olympic delegation at the Summer Games opening ceremonies in London on Friday, July 27. Her fitness initiative—Let's Move!—and Patch are teaming up to bring Olympic sports to life for you and your family in your town. Here's how:
1. If you (or anyone you know) is interested in trying an Olympic sport, check out the Partnership for a Healthier America website, where you can track down professionals who offer instruction in your region in everything from swimming to cycling to track & field.
2. You can find local Olympic Fun Day events on the First Lady's Let's Move! website, which, right now, has a great page about how to set up your own local Olympics—full of fun and fresh air!
3. Check out our directory and events calendar. We have listings for places where folks teach everything from karate to weight training. In our calendar of events, you could find camps for various sports, or if you're looking for a great venue to watch events that are more fun with a crowd, check out our listing of great local sports bars.
And don't forget to go for the gold!
This article originally appeared on the NorthHaven Patch.
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