Healthy Activities

Active people make a healthy Savannah! We approach this space by looking to improve access to activity. Promoting activity-friendly routes to everyday destinations, like walking and biking trails, are giant leaps forward to reconnect our divided built environment.

Generally, active people live longer and are at less risk for serious chronic health problems. Even small amounts of consistent physical activity can help manage these conditions and complications and improve overall well-being. Physical activity also benefits the community by increasing retail economic activity and employments, supporting neighborhood revitalization, reducing health care costs, and increasing property values.

Police Memorial Trail reopens in Savannah, helping link Daffin Park to Lake Mayer

Savannah’s Police Memorial Trail officially reopened on Monday, Nov. 29 with a ribbon-cutting ceremony at the trailhead on the corner of Kerry St. and Dixie Ave., where City and County officials gathered with the Tide to Town board and members of the community to celebrate the conclusion of the five-year renovation effort. Extending from Kerry…

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Introducing: Healthy Hub

Visitors to Savannah’s Lake Mayer Park have a new place to give and take resources promoting better health and quality of life. “Healthy Hub is a place to go for resources that promote better health and quality of life for all. You can take or add items like books, pamphlets, canned food, and other health…

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NewZO Passes!

On Thursday, July 18, 2019 the proposed New Zoning Ordinance (NewZO) passed 8-1 at City Council for adoption. We are excited that the old ordinance adopted in 1960 is now in the history books! The NewZO is more efficient, transparent, and more consistent with today’s development patterns and our vision for future growth as expressed…

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The first segment of Tide to Town nears completion

Tide To Town, Savannah’s Urban Trail System, will be a protected network of walking and bicycling trails connecting all of Savannah’s neighborhoods, from the heart of the city to our marshes and waterways. Tide To Town will serve every aldermanic district within the City of Savannah, with the potential to expand to unincorporated Chatham County, Tybee Island, Garden…

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