Wellness

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    What we offer

    Our Vision: To provide a workplace where our employees are thriving.

    Our Mission: To establish a workplace that encourages and supports a healthy lifestyle by integrating health promotion activities, environmental changes, and resources that help enhance the health and well-being of all DPS employees.

    DPS cares about the health and well-being of its teammates. As a member of Team DPS you have access to a comprehensive wellness program that supports your physical, social, emotional, spiritual and financial well-being.

    Our employee wellness program offers a host of resources and programs to help you reach your health and wellness goals. 

     

     2020 Emily Griffith Campus Stair Challenge

     

    The Peak to Peak Stair Climb Challenge for EGC employees is back by popular demand! Set a personal goal, rally your coworkers, and take the stairs in EGC to summit a mountain - while boosting energy and increasing team morale. You’ll track the floors you climb from February 3 through March 13, 2020.

     

    The deadline to sign up is Monday, January 27, 2020.

     

    *For more information about the Stair Climb Challenge and how to sign up, click here. Gear up for some healthy competition and great prizes!

     

    2019 - 2020 District-wide Employee Wellness Programs

     

    YOU Revolution: (free) Ready to kickstart your healthy lifestyle? Join the 5-week YOU Revolution course to learn about setting goals, understanding your WHY, forming healthy habits, assessing your resources (time, money, energy), and how to practice mindfulness. This course includes both discussion and practical application of the content to give you strategies to transition to a healthier you!

    • The class runs for 5 weeks from 2/25 to 3/26 on Tuesdays at Hallett and Thursdays at Steele
    • Sign up here!

     

    Move at Work: (free) 5-minute daily videos focused on physical activity, stretching, and mindfulness sent to your inbox daily. Incorporate these exercises into your classroom too!

    *Sign up here!

     

    Power of Pregnancy: ($30/person) half-day, in-person prenatal course aimed at helping you navigate the physical, mental, and emotional challenges of pregnancy with ease and grace. This course also combines elements of strength training, core conditioning, yoga, and meditation.

    *Instructor: Gina Fontaine, personal trainer and founder of Active Living Life who has specialized in prenatal, mom, and baby exercise for over 12 years.

    *Eligibility: any DPS employee who is pregnant or trying to conceive. 15 participant max.

    *Course is scheduled for Saturday, February 29, 2020 at Harvard Gulch Recreation Center.

    *Incentives provided for participation!

     

    Past 2019 - 2020 District-wide Employee Wellness Programs

     

    October 5, 2019: Back to School 5k (free)

    Join us from 8am-noon at Boulder Running Company at Cherry Creek for a run/walk 5k to celebrate being back to school and your own health and well-being! Bring your coworkers, friends, family, and dogs. 

     

    October 2019: Walktober step challenge (free)

    You’ll go on a virtual color tour through some of the world’s most breathtaking autumn landscapes as you record steps or other activities. Track your steps individually or create a team and motivate one another to make your goal of 6,000 steps a day.

    *Incentives including fitbit versas and swag bags are available to win.

     

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