2020 will mark the seventh year of Wellfit Girls programming in Southwest Florida. As we continue to grow, we ask you to invest in the work we are doing with a tax-deductible donation – from $20 to $500 every dollar goes towards helping us fulfill our mission.
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North Collier Regional Park
Gulf Coast Runners and Wellfit Girls are teaming up to bring you the 5th Annual Wellfit Girls Hop to the Top 5K. The 3.1 mile run/walk will begin at North Collier Regional Park at 7:30 a.m. The course will take runners + walkers through the beautiful Collier County Park. The events are NOT chip timed – it’s a FUN run!
Wellfit Girls Empowers Teen Girls To Climb High In All Areas Of Life
Wellfit Girls is committed to providing unique and meaningful leadership, fitness and empowerment programs for teen girls in Collier and Lee County. Our comprehensive youth development model is designed to build resiliency and deepen relationships with youth through fitness & leadership training, community service, cultural immersion experiences, outdoor adventures & experiential learning opportunities. Girls have the choice to participate in any or all of our programs for as little as three weeks or for as long as four years.
Each program concludes with a domestic expedition that guides teens through a combination of physical, mental and interpersonal challenges designed to prepare them mentally, physically and emotionally to overcome past, present and future obstacles. The struggles they will experience on the mountain will correlate to life struggles they may currently have or may have in future years. They will learn they can accomplish anything they put their mind to. The goal is to inspire and empower each girl while nurturing and developing each girl’s individual leadership style. We are building strong women to be our future leaders. We believe you cannot have transformation without tension.
Each program is designed to help girls overcome self-esteem issues and learn coping mechanisms as well as social entrepreneurship, leadership and communication skills. The girls workout with a personal trainer, learn yoga and have weekly leadership sessions. The girls are asked to dig deep in terms of who they are now and the person they want to become. The idea is that you are not BORN a warrior, but you GROW into one!
A Full-length Documentary of the Orginal Wellfit Girls
In 2014, the entire journey was filmed as a feature length documentary, but Wellfit Girls is more than just a movie, it’s a movement. The hope is for the film to have a global impact, sharing the mentality that women and girls can change the world.
These girls have incredible stories to share, stories that will inspire other teens across the country and all over the world. From depression and anxiety to self-harm and abuse, body issues and poverty, the film touches on several key issues facing our youth today.
March 5, 2020
Ribbon Cutting Ceremony | 6:00 – 8:00 p.m.
Join us on Thursday, March 5 to celebrate our new office located at 6240 Shirley Street #204 Naples, FL 34109. Wellfit Girls moved into the new space in October thanks to the support of the Barbara Burger Summer Golf League and a matching grant from Swinging with Purpose. The Greater Naples Chamber will have a ribbon cutting ceremony at 6 p.m. Food and refreshments will be provided after.
Sunday, March 22, 2020
Sunset Yoga | 6:30 – 7:30 p.m.
SAVE THE DATE! Join us for an evening of community and connection. More details coming soon!
April 11, 2020
Hop to the Top Easter 5K | 7:30 a.m.
Wellfit Girls & Gulf Coast Runners are teaming up to bring you the 5th Annual Hop to the Top 5K at North Collier Regional Park.
Fort Myers High School
Community School of Naples
PACE Center for Girls Lee County
Wellfit Girls Program Parent
Wellfit Girls 2017
Wellfit Girls 2017
Wellfit Girls 2017
"My biggest takeaway from this program was my ability to use my voice and open up to others. Coming into this program, I was very reserved and had a hard time opening up. I am so glad I was able to create a better version of myself. I really recommend Wellfit Girls."...
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