Dine, Learn and Move
A notice to our patrons
To protect the health and wellbeing of the residents of Prince George’s County and with recommendations from state health authorities to limit gatherings of people, we have made the decision to transition from in-person programming to offering sessions online.
The Dine, Learn & Move program is a FREE 11-month program presented by a partnership between MNCPPC Department of Parks and Recreation Prince George’s County, Prince George’s County Health Department, Suburban Hospital, and University of Maryland Capital Region Health.
The program aims to promote healthy eating, active living and reinforce healthy behaviors in order to reduce the prevalence of various chronic diseases amongst county residents.
Dine, Learn & Move meets once per month for two hours. During the first segment, participants are encouraged to get up and move through an instructor-led exercise routine. Next, participants relax and learn about healthy eating from a Registered Dietician. Lastly, the program wraps up with a step-by-step healthy cooking demonstration that includes a free sample and take-home recipe. Learn simple, everyday tips for healthy meal choices with Dine, Learn & Move.
The Dine, Learn & Move program aims to promote healthy lifestyle habits by exposing county residents to physical activity, health, and nutrition education. The goal of the program is to reduce the incidence and prevalence of cardiovascular disease and CVD-related conditions (i.e. obesity) affecting Prince George’s County residents. According to Prince George’s County Health Department, “The prevalence of obesity has been increasing among adults and children in Maryland.” Poor eating habits and physical inactivity contribute to overweight and obesity as well as many chronic diseases, including heart disease, some cancers, diabetes, and arthritis. Dine, Learn & Move participants have the opportunity to reduce the incidence of these chronic ailments as they:
- Learn from step-by-step live healthy cooking demonstrations with a chef
- Sample FREE freshly prepared foods freshly prepared healthy foods and take home new healthy recipes
- Discuss the latest trends in nutrition with a Registered Dietitian
- Exercise with instructor-led fitness routines
Virtual Dine, Learn & Move
Join us each month for 90 minutes of virtual fun where participants will be able to get active, learn simple everyday tips for making healthy choices, and engage with a chef while watching a cooking demonstration.
Dine, Learn & Move is FREE and presented to you in partnership with Prince George’s County Health Department, Suburban Hospital, University of Maryland Capital Region Health, and M-NCPPC, Department of Parks and Recreation, Prince George’s County.
Close to the Kitchen: Stay Safe, Healthy & Active | Wednesday, March 24, 6-7:30 pm
The coronavirus keeps us home for our safety. It also keeps us close to the kitchen and those tempting snacks. In celebration of National Nutrition Month, we will learn how to make smart food and exercise choices at home, and how to incorporate intentional cleaning practices to keep you and your family safe from infections.
For more information, please call 301-446-6817; TTY 301-699-2544, or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Department of Parks and Recreation encourages and supports the participation of individuals with disabilities. Register at least a minimum of two weeks in advance of the program start date to request and receive a disability accommodation. TTY (Text Telephone) for customers who are deaf, hard of hearing, or have a speech disability (301-699-2544.)