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Healthy Worksites, Schools and Communities

Rochester's City School Got HEART-Newsletter

RCSD School Spotlights/CDC Success Stories


Registration for Youth Sports

Parents, take advantage of all the community youth sports groups in the area.

  • Baseball: Genesee Valley Little League
  • Basketball, hockey, football, soccer, softball, and more are offered through the City of Rochester Bureau of Recreation. Check out their webpage for details.

Cooking Matters

Foodlink offers a 6-week program called Cooking Matters at a number of locations in the City of Rochester. Volunteer nutrition and culinary experts lead these hands-on sessions which teach participants how to select healthy, low-cost ingredients and use them to create nutritious meals. Programs are available for students, parents, families, and school staff. Some District schools are currently hosting a student program.

Learn more about the Cooking Matters program HERE.


Physical Activity Ideas For Cold Weather

Kids Playing In SnowWinter can be the toughest time of year to engage kids in physical activity. Click on the links below for fun ideas and resources to help children stay active and safe in cold weather: