Skating & Inline Skating for Fun & Fitness
California Outdoor Rollersports
The following information will explain an effort
to use outdoor roller skating and inline skating to help youth and adults
alike achieve the level of
fitness as prescribed by the President's Council on
Presented by David Miles Jr.
California Outdoor Rollersports Association.
The California Outdoor
Rollersports Association is a 501c3 non profit organization dedicated to
promoting roller skating and inline skating as
healthy recreational sport and a viable means of alternative
transportation. C.O.R.A. has been working to strongly raise
awareness of the positive aspects skating can bring into the lives of youth
and adults and to give people a fun, healthy outdoor skating experience they
Over the years, we have
been consistent in our efforts by promoting hundreds of skating events,
races, competitions, parades, parties and much more to help make the San
Francisco Bay Area a great skating city.
stands solidly behind that same commitment. We recognize now more than ever
that there is a real need to expose people to the social and physical
benefits roller skating and inline skating can bring into the lives of young
and young at heart.
Obesity is an ever
growing problem that can be measured by the waistlines of youth and adults
alike. All across the age spectrum, people are getting fatter. Serious
diseases like heart disease, high blood pressure and type 2 diabetes are on
the rise. We must come up with innovative ways to help combat these growing
trends. We must find ways to get people out to work that body and live a
The C.O.R.A. Skatefit
Program is designed to introduce new skaters to outdoor fitness and
recreational skating and to provide a fitness challenge to other skaters
looking to practice, train, lose weight or just have fun.
Earning the CORA
SkateFit Award means that you have put in time and effort to meet the
challenge of personal fitness through skating. To earn the award a
participant must at least skate minimum 50 hours; no more than 1 1/2 hours
Participants can choose the level of fitness goals.
There are low, medium and high levels to fit all.
The SkateFit Program is
based on the Presidential Sports Award Program developed by the Presidentís
Council on Physical Fitness & Sports. The challenge of the program is to
make a commitment to physical fitness through active and regular
participation in indoor and outdoor skating activities.
More info at http://www.presidentschallenge.org/
People will use skates
to get fit, stay healthy and have fun. They can skate at least 30 minutes a
day, three times a week for a month. Skaters can accumulate those hours
through training sessions and other weekly skating adventures on Sundays in
Golden Gate Park, on Thursdays in the Embarcadero and on Friday nights on
the San Francisco Friday Night Skate.
We would like to give
youth and adults alike an opportunity to experience what a great sport and
fun, healthy activity inline skating and roller skating can be and promote
the concept of "recreational asphalt"
1) Go to
2) Fill out the registration form.
* Be sure to include the following info during registration *
Our Group Name is C.O.R.A. SkateFit Program
Our Group ID Number: 56336
Choose a Member Name: [something cool]
3) After registering, start logging your activities. As you log activities you'll be able
to track your progress toward winning a President's Challenge Award or Medal.
E-mail the GodFather and let's get rollin'!!!
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