Making the Healthy Choice the Easy Choice


Girls on the Run

Learn. Dream. Live. run.
YOU can make a difference in the life of a young girl….learn more about coaching, volunteering or partnerships with GOTR Tri County! An independent study showed 97% of Girls on the Run participants learned critical life skills including resolving conflict, helping others and intentional decision-making.

Catawba Fresh Market

The Catawba Fresh Market is online! Conveniently place your orders online and pick up at a local delivery spot.

Chester State Park

Residents and visitors of Chester County have a gem in their backyard that provides plenty of opportunities to be physically active!

Carolina Thread Trail

More than a hiking trail, more than a bike path, the Thread Trail preserves our natural areas and is a place for exploration of nature, culture, science, and history.

SCaleDown is the place to educate, engage and mobilize partners to help make the healthy choice the easy choice for South Carolinians. This site houses the South Carolina Obesity Action Plan, a tactical plan that aims to build on the success of previous efforts and offers new strategies to reduce obesity rates in the Palmetto […]

2018 County Health Rankings

Find out how healthy your county is and explore factors that drive your health. Chester County Rankings  

WALK CHESTER Pedestrian Master Plan

Through a grant from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) is leading an effort to increase pedestrian planning efforts throughout South Carolina.

Local Farmers @ The Chester Farmers and Artisans Market

                      The Chester Farmers and Artisan Market celebrates the summer season with an opening celebration in May of each year. The market operates on Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday every week.  Hours will be 8:00 AM to 2:00 PM each market day.  The market is located […]

Running Games for Kids

Most kids like to run, but many get bored running laps around a track or a gymnasium. Planning organized games that involve running is a great way to get kids to exercise, while still having fun. Whether you’re looking for running games for a sports practice, physical education class, a birthday party, or just to […]