Fit Fun For the Whole Family

We’re out to prove that fitness CAN be fun! We have a whole TREASURE TROVE of healthy, family-friendly activities planned during our conference on Jekyll Island.

Click any of the links to find out more about an activity. Ready, set, play!

Golf “Funament” April 3

The Georgia Public Health Association will hold a Golf Funament on Tuesday, April 3 at the Jekyll Island Golf Club. The $50 entry fee includes cart and green fees. Check in is from 12:30 to 1:15, with a 1:30 shotgun start and 18-hole scramble.

We’ll also have long drive and “closest to pin” contests. The Golf Funament is open to conference attendees, family members and significant others.

Click here for the registration form. The registration deadline is February 28th!

Join the APHA 1 Billion Steps Initiative

Our GPHA Annual Meeting and Conference will coincide with National Public Health Week this year! This is a great opportunity to join in the American Public Health Association’s 1 Billion Steps Initiative as part of the public health week celebration.

APHA has set a goal of collectively walking, rolling and moving in order to hit 1 Billion steps between January 1 and April 8, 2018. GPHA has formed a team, and you can join online. Here’s what you need to do:

1) Download the Stridekick app to your smartphone

2) Go to, search for the GPHA 2018 Team and join!

3) Then start moving!

Log all your steps during the conference, and you’ll contribute to your own health and well-being, as well as the 1 Billion Steps Challenge!

Tennis, Anyone?

Tennis your game? Check out the Jekyll Island Tennis Center. Courts must be reserved 7 days in advance.

Mention GPHA and get a special rate.

Pirate Booty Buster Fun Run/Walk

Start gathering your muster for a 2-mile Pirate Booty Buster Fun Run/Walk at 8:30 am on April 4. Families welcome! Feel free to dress in pirate garb! Trophy awarded to the public health district with the most participants!

GPHA Scavenger Hunt

If seeking treasure is more your speed, the GPHA Scavenger Hunt won’t disappoint. More details when you arrive for the conference!