Stay in Motion

Physical activity is one of the most important parts of your healthy lifestyle.

Getting Out and Moving helps you:
Feel better about yourself
Sleep better at night
Move your body more easily doing daily activities
Be stronger and more fit
Maintain a healthy weight (or lose weight)
Develop and maintain a good mental attitude
Increase your chances of living longer
Make new friends and enjoy yourself
Reduce your risk of heart disease, stroke, high blood pressure, diabetes, colon cancer,
    breast cancer, and depression
Reduce the risk of premature death

We often undervalue or underestimate the benefits of physical activity and our ability to make physical activity a part of our daily routine. If we just give it a chance, physical activity can become an enjoyable and beneficial addition to our lives.

Here are some links to activities and organizations in our community that can help you Stay in Motion:

Atchison Family YMCA Since 1873, The YMCA has been a part of the Atchison Community. A few of the many activities offered are swimming, weights, running, baseball, basketball, karate, racquetball, summer camps, and kids nights out.

Atchison Parks Over 149 Acres of Parks are waiting for you including running, hiking, biking, Frisbee golf, volleyball, tennis, playgrounds, and so much more.

Atchison City Recreation Commission Offers roller-skating in Memorial Hall and has programs for baseball, softball, basketball, soccer, and volleyball.


Atchison Lions Swimming Pool Offers swimming during the summer season.

Bellevue Golf & Country Club Offers great 18 holes of golf, driving range, putting, and swimming.

Extreme Underground Offers climate controlled caverns with activities for all ages including rock climbing, laser tag, archery tag, glow in the dark miniature golf, and many more activities for the whole family.

Lewis and Clark Park and Trails Offering miles of history, fun, and adventure that explorers Meriwether Lewis and William Clark forged in July 1804 up the Missouri River and Independence Creek.

Pineview Golf Course Offers 9 holes of scenic golf.

Riverfront Park and Walking Trail Offering a scenic path along the Missouri River for running, hiking, and biking anytime of the year.

Snow Creek Ski Area Offers adventures for all ages skiing, snowboarding, and tubing in nearby Weston, MO.