Don Schatzel is administrator for the Rio Linda and Elverta
Recreation and Park District and president of the League’s
Recreation, Parks and Community Services Department. He can be
reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Special thanks to the California Parks and Recreation Society,
which also contributed to this article.
Obesity presents a growing threat to the health and well-being of
California’s children and adults. One of the major
contributing factors to obesity is a lack of physical activity,
and for many people, getting enough exercise can be a