What is GO GURNEE

Drawing on collaborations with community members, government agencies, clubs as well as businesses, schools and religious organizations, GO GURNEE seeks to promote community health, with an emphasis on outdoor movement.

Getting moving is simple and easy to join. Commit to 30 minutes of daily activity, primarily walking. That’s the way to GO! Looking for a bit of motivation or ways to get started? Enjoy FREE programs and events that are close to your Gurnee community. 

GO Gurnee is made possible by Gurnee Park District partners including, GO Lake County, WTHS FBLA, Audubon SocietyLake County Health Department, Lake County Forest Preserve, FitNation and the Village of Gurnee. With these strong partnerships, GO GURNEE continues to educate, engage and collaborate in order to serve, inspire and encourage healthy living. 

Sign Up for GO GURNEE

  1. Receive a limited edition GO GURNEE Champion T-shirt.
  2. Improve your health and well-being.
  3. Feel rewarded by others' success through your support and leadership.
  4. Be empowered knowing you made a difference.
  5. Decrease national obesity rates - one person at a time.
 

  Take it a Step Further! GO GURNEE!

Parks are so close! 80% of Gurnee residents reside within a 1/2 mile and 99.9% live within 1 mile! Make your goals fun and visit your neighborhood park! 

Get Social
Follow GO GURNEE on Facebook to view the schedule of FREE events, GO GURNEE Walking Club Walks and other ways to stay active.

GO GURNEE Walking Club
The Walking Club is FREE to those 14 years of age or older to join. Sign up with the registration link below to receive complete walk schedule and monthly updates.

Attend as many walks fit with your schedule. Stay fit, be active and get Going!

Join the walking club today!

FREE, Seasonal Walking Programs
When the weather gets a bit better, GO gets members of the community moving.

FREE and Fun Walks
GO GURNEE keeps the community moving.  All events are FREE to attend and for every age to enjoy. From water walking at Hunt Club Aquatic Center to local Glow Walks and other themes, we continue to encourage movement while having fun!

View all GO GURNEE events!

FREE Indoor Track Access
By wearing your GO GURNEE T-shirt, the GO community receives FREE access to the indoor track at Hunt Club Park Community Center. Visit this facility at 920 N. Hunt Club Road in Gurnee. 

GO GURNEE News!

The Illinois Association of Park Districts has awarded the Waukegan Park District, Gurnee Park District and Lake County Health Department with an Intergovernmental Cooperation Best of the Best award for their work on GO Lake County.

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"We really wanted to incorporate the entire family into the Go Gurnee event," Gilbert said. "There are so many benefits to walking that we thought it was important to ensure all of our residents -- including our furry friends -- have plenty of opportunities to build healthy habits."

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Gurnee has launched an advisory committee charged with suggesting options to help make the village more walkable and easier to traverse for bicyclists.

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"We always try to fight technology, saying children are staying home because of technology, they're not getting out and moving," Kuruvilla said Friday. "But here's an opportunity to combine technology and physical activity. So that's where we thought it's an innovative idea for us to just tag along and get people engaged," shared Susie Kuruvilla, Executive Director.  

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Pat Bodame, Fitness Services Supervisor with FitNation, stated, “With FitNation being the leader for fitness in the Gurnee community and GO GURNEE focusing on getting people to move for 30 minutes a day, collaborating together on free fitness events just makes sense.”

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