Springfield is proud to be the Gateway to the Great Outdoors. It is the home of Bass Pro Shops and the Wonders of Wildlife National Museum & Aquarium, an award-winning Parks system and an impressive network of greenway trails.
And yet, according to the 2019 Community Focus Report, the obesity rate for the city of Springfield has grown from 24% in 2004 to 36% in 2019. The amount of time outside is alarmingly low, while screen time is at an all-time high.
The five Rotary Clubs of Springfield and Rotaract are excited to continue a rich history of collaboration to challenge the entire Springfield community to the goal of 1,000,000 Activity Hours for May 1, 2021 to April 30, 2022.