Monday, August 2, 2010

We Have A New Blog!

Thanks for visiting 231 Sycamore Street. The Active Living Department is moving forward, and all new posts will be on We will keep you updated on Active Living news as well as programs on staying fit.

Wednesday, July 21, 2010

Join Team Decatur for the KP Kick Off Event Monday, July 26

Join Team Decatur for the KP Kick-off event on the Square Monday, July 26 from 6 until 8 pm. World-class runner and former Olympian Jeff Galloway will be sharing fitness and running tips. Visit with local businesses including Decatur Boxing Club, Big Peach Running, FleetFeet Decatur, One Step At A Time, Phidippides, DeKalb Jazzercize, Kick in the Fit and more.

Singer songwriter Morgan Rowe will be entertaining the crowd as well!

Enter a drawing for prizes and gift certificates from local businesses.

See you on the Square, and remember to "Be Active Decatur"!!

Monday, July 12, 2010

Fleet Feet Decatur Celebrates 2 Years With Fun, Free Activities

Fleet Feet Sports Decatur will celebrate its second anniversary this weekend, July 17-18, and invites the entire community to join in the celebration. They’re offering free activities and sales to mark this milestone. Owned and operated by Decatur residents, the store specializes in running and walking shoes, apparel and accessories.

From owners Clay and Karen Scarborough: “We've had such a wonderful time serving you and being a part of the Decatur community, and we hope you'll help us make our birthday weekend a festive one!”


- Waffle Fun Run/Walk: Saturday, July 17, at 8:00 a.m. Join Fleet Feet for a 2-4 mile fun run/walk followed by waffles and juice!

- Ice Cream Social & Games on the Lawn: Saturday, July 17, from 1:00 - 5:00 p.m. Enjoy ice cream sundaes and games on our front lawn. Pets and children are welcome!

- Cookies & Lemonade: Sunday, July 18, from 1:00 - 5:00 p.m. Enjoy cookies and lemonade all day! Children welcome!


- Receive 10-25 % off all purchases: It's luck of the draw - pull your discount from a bowl upon entering.

- Super Clearance: Great deals on select apparel, shoes and accessories. All must go!

- And More!

Fleet Feet is located at 431 W Ponce de Leon Ave in downtown Decatur.

Thursday, July 8, 2010

Beat the Heat

Glenlake Pool was featured in the recent issue of the DeKalb Neighbor (Wednesday, July 7). Glenlake Pool was listed as one of the five inexpensive or free solutions to cool things down. Pictured- Dynamo staff member Antoinette Redwine and pool patron. To view the article visit For more information on Decatur pools call 404-377-7231 or

Join Team Decatur for the KP Corporate Run/Walk 5k

The City of Decatur and the Decatur Business Association invite you to join “Team Decatur” as we participate in the KP Corporate Run/Walk 5K on Thursday, September 16th.

What’s in it for you?
• 8 weeks of Fitness Tips
• Training schedules for beginners and experienced walkers and runners
• Free runs and walks around the City of Decatur offered by Big Peach, One Step at a Time, FleetFeet Decatur, Decatur Active Living and more!
• Fitness related discounts
• An evening of fun, and fitness
• Free t-shirt
• Race refreshments and more at the Team Decatur tent at the World’s Largest Office Party

Visit the KP Corporate Run/Walk site today at and go to the registration page to sign up to be a part of Team Decatur. Be sure to click on Team Decatur so you can run or walk with our great community, colleagues and friends.

Be sure to join us for the metro-wide Kick-Off Event on the Old Courthouse Square on Monday, July 26th from 6 until 8pm. Visit with local fitness related businesses, listen to music by Morgan Rowe, and meet Mayor Bill Floyd and former Olympian Jeff Gallaway. There will be information on how to sign up as well as information on free runs and walks around the city.

For more information contact Cheryl Burnette, or 678-553-6541.

Children Youth Services Summer Day Camps Move Indoors 7/8/10

Glenlake Discovery and McKoy Safari Camps moved inside due to Code Orange. Glenlake Discovery camp has moved to Clairemont Elementary School. McKoy Safari Camp has moved to Oakhurst Elementary School. Campers should be picked up from the schools today. If you have additional questions please call Children and Youth Services at 404-378-1082.