Staying physically active is an important part of improving and maintaining physical and mental health. For this reason, BRIGHT stakeholders are committed to working towards increasing the amount of physical activity in the daily lives of Barren River Area residents. Here are some objectives from the BRIGHT's 2022-2025 Community Health Improvement Plan that focus on physical activity in the Barren River Area Development District (BRADD).
Goal 2: Increase residents’ daily physical activity.
Objective 2.1: Advocate for useful sidewalks in all 10 of our counties by 2025.
Strategy 2.1.1: We will advocate for policy to support clean and clear sidewalks.
Strategy 2.1.2: We will advocate for more sidewalks and crosswalks, especially in our rural counties.
Objective 2.2: Decrease the percent of BRADD residents who are physically inactive by 10% by 2025.
Strategy 2.2.1: We will create physical activity guides that highlight parks and their amenities, different types of physical activity, and more helpful information about physical activity opportunities in each county.
Strategy 2.2.2: We will host an annual BRIGHT physical activity challenge or event for BRADD residents.