FitChurch Challenge


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.

Participant Registration (Now Open)

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.

Challenge Kick-Off Information

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

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Team Registration (1 per a team)

2023 FitChurch Challenge Team Registration

Team registration for the 2023 FitChurch Challenge is now open. 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


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. 

2023 Field Day Registration