UnitedHealthcare Brings Pedal-Powered Smoothie Bikes to Annual “Day of Play” at Olivewood Gardens & Learning Center

  • Day of Play brings together more than 400 children and adults for a day of activities to encourage eating healthy foods and getting regular exercise
  • Specially made smoothie bikes are designed to burn calories and promote healthy eating
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Kids pedal specially made smoothie bikes today at the annual Olivewood Gardens and Learning Center Day of Play in National City, Calif., while UnitedHealthcare mascot Dr. Health E. Hound and employee volunteer Jose Gomez cheer them on. The specially made smoothie bikes are designed to help kids and their families connect an active lifestyle with healthy eating. (Video credit: Sandy Huffaker)

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SAN DIEGO--()--UnitedHealthcare brought new pedal-powered smoothie bikes to the annual Olivewood Gardens and Learning Center Day of Play today to encourage San Diego County kids and their families to adopt healthier lifestyles. The specially made smoothie bikes are designed to help kids and their families connect an active lifestyle with healthy eating.

The annual Olivewood Gardens and Learning Center Day of Play is a free community festival with hands-on activities related to gardening, physical activity, healthy foods and nutrition for more than 400 San Diego County adults and children. The goal of the Day of Play is to educate families about the connection between food and health.

About Olivewood Gardens and Learning Center

The mission of Olivewood Gardens and Learning Center is to empower students and families from diverse backgrounds to be healthy and active citizens through organic gardening, environmental stewardship, and nutrition education. Olivewood’s historic 6.85-acre property in National City, California serves as an interactive, indoor-outdoor classroom for children and adults from around San Diego County. Olivewood provides science-based environmental education lessons, hands-on gardening, and hands-on cooking classes to students and families. Visit us at OlivewoodGardens.org or call us at (619) 434-4281 to find out more about our programs.

About UnitedHealthcare

UnitedHealthcare is dedicated to helping people nationwide live healthier lives by simplifying the health care experience, meeting consumer health and wellness needs, and sustaining trusted relationships with care providers. The company offers the full spectrum of health benefit programs for individuals, employers, military service members, retirees and their families, and Medicare and Medicaid beneficiaries, and contracts directly with more than 1 million physicians and care professionals, and 6,000 hospitals and other care facilities nationwide. UnitedHealthcare is one of the businesses of UnitedHealth Group (NYSE: UNH), a diversified Fortune 50 health and well-being company. For more information, visit UnitedHealthcare at www.uhc.com or follow @myUHC on Twitter.

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Contacts

UnitedHealthcare
Matt Rodriguez, 714-252-0479
matt.rodriguez@uhc.com

Release Summary

UnitedHealthcare brought new pedal-powered smoothie bikes to the annual Olivewood Gardens and Learning Center Day of Play today.

Contacts

UnitedHealthcare
Matt Rodriguez, 714-252-0479
matt.rodriguez@uhc.com