Annual conference is back!

This year’s conference boasts a wide variety of useful sessions and networking opportunities to help us catch back up with each other. After the last year-plus we’ve all had, we’ve got a lot to talk about!

Dive in!

  • Featuring Keynote Speaker Roger Phelps of the Stihl Corporation
  • Multiple panel and round table sessions
  • Ample time for networking with exhibitors
  • Area park and facility tours
  • Sponsor and exhibitor opportunities still exist
  • Register 

Fellowship Offers Training on Walkable Communities

America Walks and AARP South Dakota are looking for walkable community advocates who are interested in honing their skills and developing a statewide network of peers and mentors. If you are working to increase walking and improve pedestrian safety in your community, consider applying for a Fellowship with the South Dakota State Walking College. Fellowships are limited and the application process is competitive. Application deadline is 9 p.m. CT April 30. Learn more

Win $10,000 for your community with Wellmark’s Set the Pace Challenge

Through the Wellmark® Blue Cross® and Blue Shield® Set the Pace Challenge at the 2021 virtual Grand Blue Mile, you could help your community win $10,000 to use on a project that promotes safe, inclusive and accessible places in which to be active, such as a park, playground, or trail. 

All you have to do is rally your community to register for the Grand Blue Mile presented by Wellmark, scheduled for April 17-25. Additional information and resources, including past project videos and a digital toolkit for communities are available online. Learn more at Set the Pace Challenge.