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Bringing healthy to you!

Providing fun, healthy ways to run, eat, bike, paddle and more across WNY!

Calendar of Community Events and Programs

Find upcoming community events and programs: from races and family fun programs to healthy cooking classes and more!

Community Partnerships

Independent Health and the Independent Health Foundation are excited to work with a variety of local organizations to help Western New York get healthy and have fun at the same time. The following partners, programs and events are just some of the ways we're working to improve the health and well-being of our community – not just our members.

Learn more below!

In the Community

Reddy Bikeshare logo

A fun, healthy way to explore the cities of Buffalo and Niagara Falls!

Food Truck Tuesdays logo

An evening of food, fun and live entertainment at Larkin Square, featuring Healthy Options®!

Buffalo Police Athletic League logo

PLAYSTREETS brings FREE outdoor activities and giveaways to youth ages 5-18 in the City of Buffalo.

Gobike Buffalo logo

Bringing awareness to healthy transportation options across WNY with events like The SkyRide!

Good for the neighborhood logo

A FREE community-based wellness program that brings resources to areas where health care is limited.

Soccer for success logo

Encouraging physical activity, proper nutrition and more through this FREE after-school program.

Fitness in the parks logo

FREE exercise classes offered each summer at parks throughout WNY, led by YMCA certified instructors.

Riverworks logo

Offering fun and healthy activities all year long including kayaking, ice skating, rock climbing and more!

Outer Harbor logo

Connecting people with healthy outdoor activities as the Official Health and Wellness Partner!

Kids Run logo

A FREE annual event at Delaware Park with fun for the whole family, featuring a 1.8 mile run/walk!

Community All Stars logo

Recognizing high school seniors for their dedication to making a difference in our Community.

Healthy Options logo

Helping WNY make healthy decisions, whether they dine out or eat at home.

Fitness for Kids Challenge logo

Offering a fun way for children to stay active and make healthy choices in school and at home.

Taps & Apps logo

A night of healthy and tasty treats that benefits the Foundation’s signature programs and events.

Buffalo Museum of Science logo

Featuring a hands-on health-sciences studio, Explore YOU, where you can explore all there is to know about the human body.

Community Health Day logo

A FREE annual event held at the Buffalo Museum of Science to educate families on health and wellness.

Larkin Square logo

Sponsoring a variety of fun-filled and educational events at the Square all year long.

First Night Buffalo logo

Providing a fun, safe, and healthy alternative for families to ring in the New Year together.

the YMCA logo

Working together to promote the importance of physical activity through a variety of initiatives.

Independent Health Foundation logo

Providing support and resources through programs and events to create a healthier WNY all year long.

Independent Health Gym and Wellness Center at Jericho Road logo

Making health and wellness accessible to those in the city of Buffalo.