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City of Chamblee, Georgia
City of Chamblee GA
5468 Peachtree Rd.
Chamblee, GA 30341
Ph: (770) 986-5010
Fx: (770) 986-5014
Wellness Challenge
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The City of Chamblee is encouraging the community to get fit in 2016 with the Chamblee Wellness Challenge. The challenge offers residents the chance to earn prizes while working to improve themselves physically,
mentally, and emotionally.

 

About
Participants can earn points through a variety of activities aimed at promoting the goal of wellness. Points will be used to determine winners in two divisions –Adult, and Youth. The Challenge will begin with a Wellness Fair on Jan. 30 at the Chamblee Civic Center, and will culminate in a Family Field Day at Keswick
Park on April 23.


Earning Points

Participants in the Chamblee Wellness Challenge can earn points through the following means. Participants will be contacted via email when new opportunities to earn points become available.

1. Wellness Fair- January 30th at the Chamblee Civic Center – 9am-1pm

  • 20 points for attending (sign in to earn points)
  • 2 points for any fitness classes/memberships joined at wellness fair (submit proof of registration to earn points)

2. Family Field Day
- April 23 at Keswick Park
  • 10 Points for Participation (sign in to earn points)
  • Additional points may be earned during field day events

3. Gym Membership-

  • 5 Points for proof of a monthly gym membership (may be submitted for February, March and April for 15 possible points, submit proof of membership to earn points)
  • Double points for enrolling if the gym is located in the City of Chamblee

4. Fitness Classes-

  • 1 Point for any verified fitness class attended (submit proof of registration for points)
  • Double points for enrolling in any fitness class brought to you by Chamblee Parks and Recreation

5. Sports Registration-

  • 10 points for joining a sports league (school or recreational, submit proof of registration to earn points)
  • 20 points if league is in Chamblee

6. Organized Races-

  • 10 points for 5k or above (submit proof or registration to earn points)
  • Double Points for races in Chamblee

7. Seminars through the City of Chamblee-

  • 10 points for attending wellness seminars that will be offered through the City of Chamblee (dates TBA, sign in to earn points)

8. Community Cleanups-

  • 10 points for participating in an organized community cleanup (submit cleanup details to earn points)

9. Career Day at Camp Chamblee- Multiple dates in March TBA

  • 10 points for participating in Camp Chamblee Career Day

10. Other ways to earn points-

  • 5 points for proof of recycling bin (submit photo to earn points)
  • 5 points for proof of local library card (submit photo to earn points)
  • 10 points for Chamblee 101 grads/ new registrants


11. Volunteering at a non-profit- 5 points (submit proof of registration or non-profit contact for verification, may earn 5 points per month for volunteering February, March and April)



Contest Guidelines

The Chamblee Wellness Challenge will offer residents the chance to earn prizes while working to better themselves.  Participants can earn points through a variety of activities aimed at promoting the goal of wellness.  Points will be used to determine winners in the categories of ‘Adult’ and ‘Child’. The Challenge will begin with a Wellness Fair on January 30, and will culminate in a Family Field Day on April 23rd.  There will be a variety of activities scheduled by the city that participants can attend to earn points, as well as opportunities for participants to earn points on their own.  The City of Chamblee will keep track of the points earned by participants through their submissions, which will be covered in detail in the contest guidelines.

Registration

Registration is free to anyone who would like to participate in the Chamblee Wellness Challenge.  Registration opens on January 18th, and points can be earned starting at the Wellness Fair on January 30th.  


Eligibility


The Chamblee Wellness Challenge is open to anyone who would like to participate.  Participants do not have to live in Chamblee. 
Participants must compete in the correct age division.  Anyone who is 18 years or older as of 1/30/2016 must participate in the “Adult” category.  Anyone under the age of 18 as of 1/30/2016 must participate in the “Youth” category.  



Submitting Points

In order to receive credit for points, participants must submit a Wellness Point Sheet as well as the required type of verification based on the activity completed.  Participants are encouraged to submit Wellness Point Sheets as they accumulate points to allow standings to be updated regularly.  All Wellness Point Sheets must be submitted by April 9th  so that points earned throughout the challenge, as well as those earned at the Family Field Day on April 23rd, can be tallied and winners can be announced at the end of the Family Field Day.  


Prizes


The Grand Prize winner in each age category will be determined by the number of points earned throughout the Chamblee Wellness Challenge, including points earned at the Family Field Day. Participants do not have to be present to win prizes, however the final standings will include all points earned during the Family Field Day.  The Grand Prize for the “Adult” winner is a Fitbit and the Grand Prize for the “Youth” winner is a GoPro.

There will be only one Grand Prize winner per age division.  In the event of a tie, a tie breaker will be determined at the conclusion of the Family Field Day.

Additional prizes will be awarded to participants throughout the Chamblee Wellness Challenge.  

Tracking Points


The City of Chamblee will release point totals monthly over the course of the challenge.  These standings will reflect the points that have been submitted, however they may not include all points earned by participants if they have not submitted them via Wellness Point Sheets.  All points earned must be submitted by April 9, 2016.  Official standings will be released before Family Field Day, where more points can be earned and Grand Prize winners will be named.


Alerts 

For text or email alerts on any new ways to earn points and upcoming events sign up for the Parks & Recreation - Adult Activities & Programs Newsflash