FitChurch Challenge

2022 FitChurch Challenge
12 Weeks | January 8 - April 1

Let’s discover a healthier you, together!

Take charge of your health with Lakeland Regional Health’s FitChurch Challenge! The FitChurch Challenge is a comprehensive wellness challenge designed to empower individuals, families, and congregations to improve their health.

Work your way through a series of education and exercise classes provided by Lakeland Regional Health and our wellness partner, YMCA, over the course of 12 weeks. Challenge yourself to reach your health goals and strengthen your understanding of what it means to lead a healthy lifestyle.

Challenge Kick-off Information

The 2023 FitChurch Challenge will kick off on January 7, 2023 (9 AM) at the Lakeland Family YMCA (tentative). The Challenge runs for 12 weeks.

Several virtual opportunities will be available for those who can not attend in person. Please note not all activities will have virtual options and virtual options may have different point values.

2023 FitChurch Challenge Team Registration

Team registration for the 2023 FitChurch Challenge will open Tuesday, November 1. Please note team captains must register their team before participants will be able to add themselves to the team.

Keep in mind:

  • Teams should have a minimum of 5 people and a maximum of 12 people.
  • Churches/Congregations/Organizations can register multiple teams.
  • Participants must be at least 16 years old. Stay tuned for information about the new FitChurch Kids program!

Team Registration (1 per a team)

Participant Registration (Opens Thursday, December 1)

It is important to note your congregation’s team must be registered before you will be able to join their team. If you do not belong to a local congregation and still want to compete, join Team Lakeland.

Congregations/organizations can register multiple teams. 


There is no cost to join the Challenge. This community health opportunity is completely FREE to all participants. 

No! It is completely up to you which Challenge events you participate in. However, remember consistency is key.

The Challenge is 12 weeks – this helps us form habits and have a lot of fun together. 

You must be at least 16 to participate in the program. However, there will be a few FitKids opportunities over the course of the Challenge. 

No, a YMCA membership is not included. However, if you would like to use the Y outside of scheduled Challenge events – you will be able to purchase a significantly reduced Y membership for the 12 weeks of the Challenge. 

2022 FitChurch Challenge Team Information

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