June 3, 2022
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City and Florida Department of Health to Host 5-2-1-0 Day of Play Sept. 10
The City of Pensacola Parks and Recreation Department has teamed up with the Florida Department of Health in Escambia County and the 5-2-1-0 Healthy Escambia program to host 5-2-1-0 Day of Play on Saturday, Sept. 10, 2022, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in Community Maritime Park.
Families are encouraged to turn off their computers, tablets and televisions to head outdoors, get active and play! The 5-2-1-0 Day of Play invites residents and visitors in Northwest Florida to experience a day of activities to learn more about ways that families and individuals can live healthier and more active lifestyles. Businesses and organizations within the Northwest Florida region may participate by hosting interactive games, giveaways, and demonstrations that encourage guests to adopt four key behaviors to promote healthy eating and active living that fulfill the 5-2-1-0 campaign to:
- Eat 5 or more servings of fruits and vegetables each day
- Limit 2 hours or less of daily screen time
- Play 1 hour or be active for at least one hour each day
- Drink 0 sugary drinks which include sodas, sports drinks, fruit drinks and juice
The 5-2-1-0 Day of Play is free and open to the public and is sponsored by 5-2-1-0 Northwest Florida
. Local businesses and organizations are encouraged to participate. Community sponsorship and vendor opportunities are available for a limited time. For more information, visit the 5-2-1-0 Day of Play website.
For more information about City of Pensacola parks, playgrounds and locations, visit PlayPensacola.com or contact the City of Pensacola Parks and Recreation Department at 850-436-5670.