New Moves

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Athens Orthopedic Clinic Sports Performance and Rehabilitation Center (SPARC)

Maybe you heard that the Athens Orthopedic Clinic (AOC) Sports Performance and Rehabilitation Center (SPARC) opened about six months ago, but do you know what they do there? SPARC offers clients access to…

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Adaptive Moves

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Summer Camps Abound for People with ATYPICAL Needs

Who loves summer camp?! Just about everyone I know loves going to camp.  Often, children and adults with neurological, intellectual, and medical challenges cannot enjoy a typical summer camp because the venue and/or…

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Athlete on the Move

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Up, Up, and Over!

Imagine picking up a 15’ metal pole from one end, holding it up in front of you while your run as fast as you can for more than 130 feet, sticking the far…

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Sports Feature

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Plan Ahead for Fall Sports

Most of us are gearing up for spring and summer sports, so fall season seems like a long way off. And for some recreation, church-sponsored, and school programs, it is. For others, NOW…

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Teams on the Move

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Old and New : A Winning Combination

Most of the girls on the Monsignor Donovan Catholic High School soccer team have played together since middle school and even earlier. They have literally grown up together. Many have played club soccer…

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Athens MOVE Summer Camps

Upcoming Events

  1. Tai Chi

    July 3 @ 10:00 am - August 1 @ 11:00 am
  2. 32nd ANNUAL COACH MIKE’S HEALTH RUN XC 5K

    August 2 @ 8:00 am - 11:00 am
  3. 32nd ANNUAL SUMMERS END 5000, 10,000 and FUN RUN

    August 9 @ 7:00 am - 3:00 pm
  4. Primal Rush Obstacle Course Race

    August 16 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
  5. Glow in the Park 5k

    August 16 @ 8:30 pm - 11:00 pm
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Multi-Sport, Multi-Faceted: Athens Academy Baseball

If you were to describe most high school sports teams or athletes, you would probably use words like dedicated, talented, disciplined, and hard-working.  What you don’t always hear are words like diversified and…

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Summer Camp Promotes Physical Activity and Good Nutrition

The Athens-Clarke County Leisure Services Department, Athens Regional Health System, and the University of Georgia Extension–Clarke County have teamed up to provide a summer camp to promote physical activity and good nutrition among…

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Running, Jumping, Throwing: Track & Field Has Them All!

  I fell in love with Track & Field in high school and I haven’t looked back since. My first season of track was as a freshman in high school. That’s when my coaches…

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Susanna Conine-Nakano

  Susanna Conine-Nakano didn’t grow up playing golf and never dreamed of playing on the varsity team at Clarke Central High School. When she was 14, Susanna and her little sister watched their father…

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Martial Arts Benefits People on the Autism Spectrum

Repetition of movement, sounds, or activities is fairly common among persons on the autism spectrum. Traditional martial arts training uses repetitive practice as a foundation for skilled learning. And, while there is very…

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One Athlete’s Solution to Stress

If you were to look at Taylor Andrew’s schedule, you might think that she is an over-achiever who is always on the go. A junior at Oconee High school, Taylor is nearing the…

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A True American Sport

What was the first truly American sport? If you guessed football, baseball, or basketball, you would be wrong. The very first sport ever played in America was actually lacrosse. The sport has been…

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Run With The Herd! First Annual Chick-fil-A Half Marathon to be Hosted in Athens!

The Chick-fil-A Connect Race Series is one-of-a-kind. Not only is it sponsored by one of the South’s favorite places to eat chicken, but it also provides a fun, creative atmosphere for everyone. Athens…