• About Happy Heart Month

    Keep your heart healthy with Bolingbrook Park District and AMITA Health Adventist Medical Center Bolingbrook! Throughout the month of February, we will be hosting programs and events together to raise awareness of the importance of heart health. Scroll down the page to access information, resources, and event listings to learn how you can ensure a “Happy Heart.”

     

     

    Physical Strength: Work out to keep your heart strong

    Emotional Strength: Spend quality time with loved ones

    Mental Strength: Keeping your mind sharp

    Nutritional Balance: Eating for overall health

  • HAPPY HEART MONTH EVENTS

    All month long, Bolingbrook Park District and AMITA Health will be hosting fun family events that will strengthen the heart of both yourself and your family.

    Daddy / Daughter Social

    February 8

    Dads and Daughters can spend a special night together dancing on the dance floor, making a keepsake craft, having a fun picture
    taken and making your own ice cream sundae. Space is limited so register early. Daughter must be age specified by February 8.

    Rockin' Red Zumba Party

    February 23 - 6:00-8:00 pm

    Get your heart pumping for a cause! Net proceeds are donated to fund heart research, education, and treatment programs through AMITA Health.

    Register

    We Love Our Customers - Gymnastics Fest

    February 24, 5:30-7:30 pm

    Love is in the air in February and we love our customers! Flying, tumbling, balancing and flipping are some of the activities you will enjoy. Test your skills scaling up the climbing wall in the Annerino Community Center. End the evening with a slice of pizza and a beverage.

  • Heart Health Information

    Four key components to a healthy heart:

    PHYSICAL STRENGTH The first of four key components to a healthy heart is physical strength. This means working out on a regular basis. The biggest risks for heart disease include obesity, diabetes and inactivity. At Bolingbrook Park District, there are countless things that you and your loved...
    EMOTIONAL STRENGTH Healthy habits can protect you from the harmful effects of stress. Here are 10 positive healthy habits you may want to develop: Take Action Take control of your stress levels and put an action plan in place. Set aside time for things you enjoy. Bolingbrook Park District...
    NUTRITIONAL BALANCE Eat the right foods to keep your heart strong. Make it a part of your everyday routine by eating healthy. LIfeStyles Fitness Center has personal trainers and health coaches on staff to assist you in putting together a meal plan to keep your nutrition balanced and heart happy...
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  • Listen to your heart.

    The AMITA Health Heart & Vascular Institute offers the highest level of care for a wide range of heart and vascular conditions, including the latest approaches in women’s heart health, abnormal heart rhythms, heart valve and vascular disease, narrowing of the peripheral arteries and many others. Patients of any age benefit from the latest, most innovative treatments and a tailored care plan right here in the community, near work and home. We're here for you, with all our heart. In sickness and in health.™

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