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. 

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Read more in the Spark Prize Winners + United Way C3 Conference blog post at the Center for Civic Innovation. 

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 to swim, bike and run before the race!  The training sessions take place every Tuesday and Thursday (starting April 7) at 4:00pm. The season ends with a triathlon on May 16th!

Please join us on March 24th at 5:00pm for our Parent Info Session.

Who: Tri-Kids and Urban Perform Spring 2015 Team

What: Parent Info Session

Where: Urban Perform – 678 Joseph E. Boone Blvd. NW Atlanta, GA 30314

When: March 24th at 5:00pm

FIT: TO BE community fitness classes!

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SWEAT. SCULPT. SHAKE.

AN EXERCISE PROGRAM THAT WORKS FROM THE INSIDE OUT.

DEEP FOCUS, FAST RESULTS.

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Join us on the 4th Sunday of each month

for a community fitness class at FIT:TO BE.

Cost – $10

LocationFIT:TO BE 842 North Highland Ave. Suite 3 Atlanta, GA 30306

Day/Time – 4th Sunday of the month at 4pm

**All proceeds from the class go to support our work to demolish ‘fitness deserts’ one community at a time.** 

Urban Perform Featured on WSB-tv People to People

“Having a fitness center here made me want to get up and work on myself.
 I have lost weight and I feel good!” #urbanperforming

Inaugural 5K

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Join us on February 21, 2015 as we run through Vine City, English Avenue and Washington Park neighborhoods, that are in the shadow of the Georgia Dome, to show that we are united in our support of making personal health a community effort!

Adults and youth are welcome to participate!
Adults $25 now-2/8. $30 2/9-2/19
Youth $15 now-2/8. $20 2/9-2/19

Teams: We encourage all participants to create or join a team! There will be team awards for Fastest Team (your top 5 finisher times will add in a cumlative score), Largest Team, Best Team Name and Highest Fundraising Team.

Awards: There will be overall winner, masters and age group awards for top finishers. 0-9, 10-14, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50,54, 55-59, 60+

Fundraising: There will be recognition and plaques for Most Money Raised Individual and Highest Fundraising Team

Race Manager: IWeLife

Check out the race RESULTS!

Check out the race PHOTOS!

 

 

Westside Atlanta Charter School Field Day

Check out these highlights from our Westside Atlanta Charter School Field Day! 

See full album on our FB page!

5% Community Day at Whole Foods – Dec. 3

Untitled designPlease join us on, Wednesday December 3 at the Whole Foods Buckhead (77 West Paces Ferry Rd. Atlanta, GA 30305).
5% of stores sales will be donated to us!!  
Come eat breakfast, lunch or dinner from the hot bar and finish up your holiday grocery shopping!

Urban Perform Executive Director Featured in SELF Magazine

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SELF Magazine honors Laura

with Women Doing Good Award

Urban Perform is proud to announce that our Founder & Executive Director, Laura Pritchard-Compton is honored by SELF Magazine as one of the 2014 Women Doing Good honorees. Laura has a genuine love for her community and those she serves! She has earned this award by her continued commitment to make exercise accessible and affordable to low-income communities. Read the story online! If you’re inspired to help change lives through exercise, please consider making a donation and Give the Gift of Health!
Invite Laura to speak.
A HUGE thank you to West Stride and Oiselle for outfitting Laura for the honor.

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Give the Gift of Health

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This holiday season, give the gift of health.

As little as $15 can help someone change his or her life through exercise.

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I Stride for UP!

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Join us at West Stride Saturday, November 22 for a morning of striding and a day of shopping!

5% of all proceeds from the day go to us!

Visit http://www.weststride.com/istrideup.html for more event details.