• Residents from Bergen County are invited to join the Fourth Annual Wellness Challenge!

  • CHIP Wellness/Weight Loss Challenge 2017

    Join a Challenge in Your Town

    Paramus Weight Loss Challenge

    Kickoff: March 7th, 2017

    Join us for the 5th annual Paramus Weight-Loss Challenge! The Mayors Wellness Campaign, The Paramus Board of Health, Gold’s Gym of Paramus and The Valley Hospital want you to lose another 700 pounds!


    The program is free and open to all Paramus residents and employees.


    Registration is required, 

    deadline is Friday, March 3.


    Fair Lawn & Ridgewood

    Weight Loss Challenge

    Kickoff: Monday, March 20

    Join us and help your town GAIN health and LOSE weight –

    500 pounds to be exact!


    The Mayors Wellness Campaign, Fair Lawn Health Department, Ridgewood Health Department, Ridgewood YMCA, ShopRite of Fair Lawn, Health Barn USA and The Valley Hospital are at it again!

    Registration is required,

    deadline is Friday, March 17.

    To register for the Challenge, the blood screening and the kickoff event, please call 1-877-283-2276.

    Hackensack Fitness & Health Challenge

    Kickoff: April 3rd, 2017

    8 Week Complimentary Program Includes: Workshops, Group Exercise Classes, Fitness Testing, Weekly Weigh-Ins, Fitness, Nutrition & Recovery Guidance. Open to the public!




    Call 201-880-7663 to register or for more information.

    Maywood Wellness Challenge

    Wednesdays @ 7pm

    March 29th - June 14th



    Meet each week or stop by when it is convenient for you. Register to be added to our email reminder list.

    Walking on your own? Email your walking log to the email address below to be added to our count – help us hit our goal!

    A fun way to be active while socializing with your neighbors!



    201-845-2900 x211 • TGRUNSTRA@MAYWOODBORO.ORG

    Haworth's Weight Loss Challenge

    Kickoff: Wednesday, March 8th

    The Mayors Wellness Campaign and the Haworth Board of Health are challenging you to make Haworth a healthier place with the Second Annual Haworth Weight-­‐Loss Challenge. The program is free and open to all Haworth residents and Borough employees.


     The challenge will run from March 13th-May 8th



    Register by March 13th!

    To register contact Karen Eigen at Boardofhealth@haworthnj.org 

    * Participants must weigh in at least every other week in order to qualify for prizes

    Oradell's Weight Loss Challenge

    Kick-Off: Wednesday, March 15



    The Mayors Wellness Campaign, The Oradell Board of Health, HNH Fitness and Holy Name Hospital are challenging you to make Oradell healthier with the First Annual Oradell Weight-Loss Challenge. The program is free and open to all Oradell residents and Borough employees.


    Registration is required.  
    To register for the Challenge and the Kickoff event

    please call (201) 261-8200 ext. 249

    Borough of Oakland

    Eight-Week "Healthy Living Challenge"

    Registration Closed

    (Meditation/Focusing Class Canceled)

    Join others in town taking that first step to living a healthier lifestyle!


    Register by completing the “Oakland ‘Living Healthy Challenge’ Participant Agreement, Waiver and Release Form” and submitting it to the Oakland Board of Health.

      Registration cutoff is April 7th.  


    The downloadable form is available on the Borough’s Facebook page or on the Borough of Oakland’s website. www.oakland-nj.org 

    Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction

    Tues. March 21st 9:00am – 3:30pm

    (Registration 8:45 to 9:00am)

    The goal of this training is to provide an experiential and conceptual framework from which to explore the use of mindfulness-based stress reduction in both professional and personal contexts.


    Target Audience: Social Workers, Certified Counselors, and others who support children, youth & families


     Registration fee is complimentary.

    Click here to register for this workshop

    The Bergenfield Mayors' Wellness Challenge 2017 Kick Off

    Kickoff: March 19th 2:00pm – 5:00pm


    Pep up your energy after winter! 2017 marks our fourth year as participating in this County wide health program. Join in on the fun!


    The kick off dates offers an afternoon of health information and health screenings by experts, free chair massage & low cost to free exercise for all levels of ability are being offered at this 6 week program.


    Weekly weigh-ins are on Thursdays between 4-6 pm at the Bergenfield Health Department. Prizes are raffled off to participant who come in for 4 of the 6 weigh in dates.


    Edgewater/Cliffside Park

    Wellness Challenge

    KICKOFF: Friday, April 2 1, 2017, 6-­‐7:30pm.

    Edgewater Community Center 1167 Edgewater Road

    What is the Challenge:

    An effort to increase overall wellness in our community.

    Includes: 6 weeks of Free weekly exercise classes, blood pressure screenings, nutritional information

    Who is invited to participate: Residents of Edgewater and Cliffside Park Must be 18 years or older

    How to Register: Registration will be at KICKOFF on April 21st

    For more information about the challenge contact:

    Patricia Dalton patricia@edgewaternj.org 201-943-1700 Ext. 6004


    Lori Lukanik llukanik@cliffsideparknj.gov 201-313-2049


    Exercise as Medicine

    Thursday, April 27 • 6:30 - 8:00 p.m.

    Wyckoff Library • 200 Woodland Ave, Wyckoff

    In addition to improving overall health, increasing physical activity has proven effective in the treatment of chronic diseases. Learn about the various benefits of exercise and how you can safely get started. There is no fee to attend this program, but registration is required.


    Who Will Be There?

    Don Tomaszewski, M.S., ATC/L Director Sports Institute/Medical Fitness/ Outpatient Rehabilitation Medicine


    To register, please call 1-800-VALLEY 1 (1-800-825-5391) or visit www.ValleyHealth.com/Events.

    Walk with a Doc

    Englewood Moves Presents the 4th Annual Wellness Challenge

    April 24th– May 19th

    Mondays, Wednesdays & Fridays @ 7:15 PM

    Location: Winton White Stadium 50 Durie Ave Englewood, NJ

    An exciting 4-week program designed to connect the community with local medical doctors, while engaging in physical activity.


    The program will have doctors from different specialties give a brief presentation on a health topic and then lead participants on their 1.5 mile walk.


    Everyday that you attend, you will be entered for a chance to win one of five cash prizes.

    For more information, please contact Lismary Espinal, Health Educator, Englewood Health Department, at 201-568-3450 x6508.


    Please see flyer for list of dates, doctors and health topics.

    Franklin Lakes Living Healthy Challenge

    APRIL 24 - JUNE 2, 2017

    Franklin Lakes Mayors Wellness Campaign and the Franklin Lakes Community Center

     6 Week “Living Healthy Challenge”

    Commit to Wellness


     KICK OFF! - Wed., APRIL 26 at 6:30pm on the Turf behind the FLCC

    Rain Location: Ambulance Corps. Building. Participants must be 15 years and older.

    More than 30 Classes to choose from each week!

    Access to the FLCC Fitness Center Hours:

    Mon. - Fri. 12 - 3pm

    Mon. - Thu. 7 - 9pm

    Sun. 2 - 4pm


    More information Email:


    Woodcliff Lake/Park Ridge Mayors Wellness Challenge

    8 Week Walking Program







    Interested? Visit www.wclnj.com for the registration form/waiver and email parkandrec@wclnj.com or mail/drop off to Borough Hall.



  • The Challenge is sponsored by the Community Health Improvement Partnership’s Nutrition and Physical Activity Task Force and local health officers.


    The Challenges align with the Mayors Wellness Campaigns and offer free and reduced-cost fitness and wellness education opportunities. The Challenge varies from town to town with some offering weekly weigh-ins and others offering walking programs.


    The programs are supported through partnerships of some local health departments, The Valley Hospital, Holy Name Medical Center, town councils, fitness centers, supermarkets, YMCAs, community organizations and other local businesses and will run for 8-12 weeks.


    This campaign supports positive changes in diet, exercise, and overall health. For general information contact Marla Klein at mklein@co.bergen.nj.us


    Please see the contact information below for each participating town: