Physical activity need not be vigorous to improve health, according to the latest Surgeon General's Report. Physical activity at a moderate level improves your mood and sense of well-being. It gives you more energy and helps control weight. It improves balance and bone and muscle strength, preventing falls and fractures. It helps you live longer independently.

There are lots of ways to be physically active in Skagit County. The list below is packed with information to help you find out what is available in your area. To update or add a listing call Liz McNett Crowl at 360-428-2331 or e-mail lcrowl@skagitvalleyhospital.org.

Aquatics
Baseball
Basketball
Bicycling
Bowling
Cheerleading
Clubs
Community Facilities
Dance
Educational Organizations
Fencing
Fitness Facilities and Programs
Football
Golf
Gymnastics
Hospital Programs
Inclusion/Special Needs
Karate/Martial Arts
Lacrosse
Parks And Recreation
Pilates
Rugby
Senior Centers
Skating
Soccer
Softball
Sport Facilities
Tai Chi
Tennis
Volleyball
Walking And Running
Water Sports
Yoga

Cheerleading
Organization: Anacortes Youth Cheerleading
Contact: Brenda Ramsdell
Address: 2219 33rd St., Anacortes, WA 98221
Phone: 360-293-7909
Activities: Offers cheerleading activities for youth ages 7-14 during Anacortes Youth Football season.
Website: http://www.eteamz.com/anacortesseahawks
Email: lbramsdell1@verizon.net
Organization: Burlington-Edison Youth Football Cheerleaders League
Contact: Dani Wesen
Phone: 360-319-3235
Activities: Youth cheerleading for ages 8-14
Website: http://www.eteamz.com/beyfcl/
Organization: Island Cheer LLC
Contact: Candace or Shanell
Address: Mailing: c/o Action Athletics 13425 SE 30th St, Bellevue, WA
Phone: 360-299-2867
Facility Sites: 9117 Molly Lane #102, Anacortes
Activities: Year long competitive cheer and dance teams ages 3 through adult. Also offers tumbling classes for all ages
Website: http://www.islandcheer.com
Email: info@islandcheer.com
Organization: Mount Vernon Youth Cheerleading Association
Contact: Cassandra Thompson
Address: P.O. Box 1501, Mount Vernon 98273
Activities: Full uniformed cheerleading for ages 6-18. Season runs August to October. Also offer a select competitive cheer squad who attend Washington state cheer competitions.


www.eteamz.com/mountvernonyouthcheerleadingassociation
Website: www.eteamz.com/mvcheer
Email: mountvernonyouthcheer@gmail.com