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GO Lake Forest is a new movement in partnership with several Lake Forest community organizations and the Lake County Health Department to promote its new health initiative, GO Lake County. The goal of GO Lake County and GO Lake Forest is to improve the health of Lake County residents by promoting the simple act of walking as means to improve health. Look for events in town throughout the year promoting healthy living and an active lifestyle. Join us and your neighbors in walking your way to better health! 

Upcoming Go Lake Forest Events
June 2
10am - 1:30pm
  • Bring your bicycles and helmets for this free, fun family event which takes place in the Deerpath and Oakwood parking lot just west of City Hall from 10 a.m.-1:30 p.m.  You and your kids will learn about bike safety and the kids will get a chance to show off their skills on the challenge courses. Music, food, face painting, games, a bounce house and prizes!  Rain Date is Saturday, June 30.
June 13
7:00pm
  • Kick off summer with a sunset yoga class at Townline Park! All ages welcome.  $15 per person (cash or check only), arrive 15-30 minutes early for on-site registration. Please bring your own mat
August 1
7:00am start
  • Start your day with a run through our beautiful Lake Forest neighborhoods.  Refreshments and a raffle for all registered participants will be waiting at the finish line.  Individuals or entire families – everyone is invited to join in one of Lake Forest Day’s best traditions!
 
About GO Lake County:
Inspired by a presentation and challenge from former Surgeon General, Vivek K. Murthy, to encourage more movement among US Residents, the GO initiative was founded by the Gurnee Park District. Gurnee Park District has now partnered with the Live Well Lake County Movement to expand GO initiatives into Lake County communities.
 
Partner with us!
The City of Lake Forest would like the GO Lake Forest brand to be associated with all activities in Lake Forest that promotes being healthy and active. If you have an activity that you would like to be part of GO Lake Forest please contact Jason Busdeker at the Recreation Department at busdekej@cityoflakeforest.com.
 
Thank you to our community partners!
 
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When you're out and about, be sure to download the Lake Forest Go app!
 
LaLFGo_app_icon_jpgke Forest Go brings you extensive local knowledge from Lake Forest historians, architects, and residents. These facts and stories are brought to life when you are near hundreds of relevant places around Lake Forest.
 
There is no text read, or routes to follow – just put your earbuds in your ears and phone in your pocket. As you move around Lake Forest we will share stories about the things you pass.
 
  • Want to know which Lake Forest homes were designed by famed Chicago architects? Lake Forest Go will point them out as you pass.
  • Want to hear how Lake Forest transformed from a shanty town in the mid-1800s to a wealthy country getaway by the turn of the century 20th? Just take a stroll down Western Avenue.
  • You might know what celebrities have lived in Lake Forest … but has anyone ever pointed out where? Lake Forest Go will!
Lake Forest Go is designed to make learning about Lake Forest easy and fun.
 

THE CITY OF LAKE FOREST
220 E. Deerpath, Lake Forest, IL 60045
(847) 234-2600
Non-Emergency Police:  (847) 234-2601

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