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We are looking for excellent volunteers! Like working with kids? Want to complete a community project? Are you a group fitness instructor ready to lead classes? Email volunteer@urbanperform.org to get involved.
We improve the health of families in underserved communities by promoting quality nutrition and active lifestyles. Our vision is to partner with local organizations to decrease rates of obesity, cardiovascular disease and diabetes; thus, creating a health conscious change in the community.

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Eat UP at the Saturday Farmer's Market

The Farmer’s Market is Back!

For the second year, we partnered with the Georgia Food Oasis, Atlanta Community Food Bank and the Atlanta Falcons Youth Foundation to host a weekly Saturday Farmer’s Market at Urban Perform. Bring the whole family and join us on Saturdays between 9am-1pm!  The Farmer’s Market will start on June 6th and continue every Saturday until October 31st. […]

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Tri-Kids Success!

After 6 weeks of training, the Tri-Kids fought hard to complete another triathlon. While there were many struggles along the course on Saturday May 16th, the camaraderie and teamwork led to the ultimate success of all 15 students. Though the swim was the most challenging portion of the race, not one student gave up. The companionship between the team […]

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Round UP for UP

Urban Perform is Sevananda’s Be The Change partner in June! When you shop at Sevananda, you have the opportunity to contribute by donating a specific dollar amount or rounding UP your purchase to the nearest dollar when you check out. By donating your spare change, you are helping to demolish “fitness deserts” in Atlanta! Sevananda is located at 467 Moreland Ave NE. […]

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UP’s Executive Director is Living the Dream

People are taking note of Urban Perform’s Founder and Executive Director, Laura Pritchard Compton. Most recently, LTD Daily posted this interview with Laura. Check it out!    

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Golf UP

Join us on September 21, at Ansley Golf Club for our 1st Annual Golf Tournament. There will be prizes and trophies for golf tournament winners! All proceeds benefit Urban Perform!  For more information about golf registrations and sponsorships please email golfup@urbanperform.org. **To pay only $300 per individual ticket, please pay with check. Make checks payable to Urban Perform […]

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Westside Momentum Awardee

Urban Perform selected to take part in Westside Momentum Initiative. ATLANTA (March 19, 2015) – The Arthur M. Blank Family Foundation, in partnership with the Georgia Center for Nonprofits (GCN), has announced that Urban Perform has been selected to take part in Westside Momentum, a three-year capacity building initiative of the Westside Neighborhood Prosperity Fund designed to […]

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UP runs the ATL on August 29!

  Save the date!!! Saturday, August 29, 2015 Urban Perform is the beneficiary of the annual RunningNerds 20K and 10K relay in Castleberry Hill! Register NOW!

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Grilled Cheese Night

Come and Eat UP in support of Urban Perform!! Please join us on April 23 between 5pm and 9pm for our Grilled Cheese Night at Souper Jenny Decatur.  Souper Jenny will donate 10% of all food sales to Urban Perform! They will serve two types of grilled cheese sandwiches, four soups and three salads.

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United Way Spark Prize 2015

Urban Perform was awarded $15,000 as a #SPARKPrize Winner at the United Way of Greater Atlanta C3 Conference. This grant helps us increase our hours of operation and host partner health challenges.  Read more in the Spark Prize Winners + United Way C3 Conference blog post at the Center for Civic Innovation. 

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Tri-Kids Spring 2015

We are excited to announce that we are taking registrations for our Tri-Kids Spring 2015 team! Tri-Kids is a FREE youth triathlon training program. We partner with Tri-Kids Inc. to provide the youth of English Avenue, Vine City and Washington Park with the opportunity to train and compete in a triathlon. Each participant learns how […]

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