Weekly Walks With A Doc step off Sept. 19 in Schererville

Weekly Walks With A Doc step off Sept. 19 in Schererville

Region residents can lace up their walking shoes for a healthy dose of information and exercise as Franciscan Health’s five-week Walk With A Doc program steps off in Schererville Sept. 19. 

The free one-hour walks will take place at Pennsy Greenway Trail at Austin Avenue and Park Street in Schererville from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. every Monday from Sept. 19 to Oct. 17. Participants may register on-site only beginning at 10:45 a.m. each Monday 

The walks will begin at the circle rest area near the bike racks and benches with a brief health talk by a physician or clinical staff member.

Franciscan Health’s Walk With A Doc program is the perfect way to supplement a walking, fitness or wellness program. Walking provides multiple physical and mental health benefits, including increasing weight loss, strengthening the heart, lowering blood sugar, easing joint pain, boosting energy and improving mood.

For more information, please contact Stacy Zembala at stacy.zembala@franciscanalliance.org or (219) 227-4564.