Good health is key to life’s success and the healthier the community, the more vibrant it becomes.
Cuyahoga Falls works with its residents to promote healthy life choices and the city, in many ways, encourages you to be part of the effort to live life better and longer.
Businesses within Cuyahoga Falls and outside of the city may take advantage of discounted memberships at the Natatorium, a state-of-the-art wellness facility. This land and aquatic center offers nearly 100 group fitness classes weekly, 1/8 mile track, basketball courts, racquetball, hundreds of cardio and fitness equipment pieces, kid friendly programs, and so much more! Encourage your employees to be healthier and happier, all while, reducing your insurance costs. Click here to learn more about the Natatorium Corporate Membership Program.
Community Needs Survey
The Community Needs Survey, conducted by Western Reserve Hospital, was developed to find out how to improve your care. Take two-minutes to fill out this brief, ongoing survey so we can learn more about each other and continue to make our community healthier.
Cuyahoga Falls Community Garden
Residents of the community gather annually to till and sow the land at Keyser Park to grow fresh produce for their tables. Read more on the Cuyahoga Falls Community Garden.
Cuyahoga Falls Partnership for Parks
The Cuyahoga Falls Partnership for Parks is an independent, nonprofit charity that collaborates with the City of Cuyahoga Falls Parks and Recreation Department and Park Board to provide quality recreational opportunities that promote healthy lifestyles, shape our youth and enrich our families, and work to promote conservation through sustainable and innovative growth.
Participating restaurants submit their recipes to the doctors at Western Reserve Hospital, who analyze the ingredients and make recommendations to restaurant clientele for the most satisfying and heart-healthy items on the menu. Look for the “Doctor’s Order” symbol the next time you visit your favorite local eatery.
There are many opportunities to learn how to improve our health in simple ways. Educational programs are available, such as Western Reserve Hospital’s 10 O’clock Talks at the Natatorium, by being part of the conversation through the Cuyahoga Falls Wellness Coalition, and participating in events like the Community EXPO and the Farmers’ Market in the Falls.
This family-friendly event is sponsored by the Cuyahoga Falls Chamber of Commerce and features health and wellness, and businesses and organizations, providing products and service information, as well as health screenings and demonstrations.
Farmers’ Market in the Falls
The Farmers’ Market in the Falls encourages the entrepreneurial efforts of local farmers and artisans seeking to sell locally-grown, fresh products and provide them directly to the Cuyahoga Falls community who benefits from these nutritional and affordable goods. Additionally, programming is organized in conjunction with the market to provide learning opportunities such as healthy cooking demonstrations and yoga in the park.
The City of Cuyahoga Falls works to encourage the health of its employees in many ways including reimbursement for membership when active at the Natatorium, a tobacco-free policy, Vitality education and reward plan, and a spattering of fun fitness and education challenges. Departments are asked to participate in the wellness committee, to ensure that every aspect of the day-to-day needs are met and that employees sense a spirit of wellness throughout City Hall.
Healthy Ohio Community Award
Cuyahoga Falls is recognized by the Ohio Department of Health for its efforts to improve the quality of life for Falls residents through collaborations with its hospital and schools, and implementation of programming and policies that encourage a healthy lifestyle. Offer your view on health in Cuyahoga Falls through the Community Needs Survey.
“Not Me, I’m Drug Free”
“Not Me, I’m Drug Free,” is an anti-drug campaign that unites the Mayor’s office, Cuyahoga Falls and Woodridge school districts, police and fire departments, community businesses, and Western Reserve Hospital in an unprecedented effort to curb drug abuse in Cuyahoga Falls.
Cuyahoga Falls boasts an extensive system of 25 neighborhood parks, access to Summit County Metro Parks and the Cuyahoga Valley National Park. Visit these gems any day of the week for a calming walk or an exhilarating outing.
Play in CF
In addition to having nature at your fingertips, Cuyahoga Falls offers an extensive array of programming to stay active, be healthy, and have fun. Go it alone, or bring your family - there is plenty to do to in Cuyahoga Falls.
The City of Cuyahoga Falls is a proud participant in the Wellness Coalition, hosted by Western Reserve Hospital. The intent of this group is to gather the community, business and organization leaders who engage in conversation on the challenges that keep people from making healthy choices, and the solutions to bring more people on the path toward health.