Join StepHEALTHY Programs at No Cost!

Lots of Fitness Fun at Acres Homes Highland/ DeSoto Park

Memorial Hermann’s StepHEALTHY Programs in the Acres Homes Highland/DeSoto Park neighborhood are designed to empower communities with health education and the benefits of exercise to improve health and reduce the risks of chronic illnesses and diseases.

Take the first step for a healthier quality of life - for a lifetime - for all ages.

Why Should You Walk?

Walking is one of the best physical activities to help improve your health and reduce the risks of chronic illness and diseases. StepHEALTHY programs offer a social connection as well as support for your health journey to help reduce your risk of:

  • Alzheimer's
  • Depression, stress & anxiety
  • Heart disease
  • Cancer
  • Diabetes
  • High blood pressure

Participate in Our Programs Led by Your Community Leader and Memorial Hermann Fitness Professionals

StepHEALTHY Walking Club Monday-Friday, 7:30 to 9 a.m.

A socially driven walking club that supports and encourages its community to use exercise to help meet their health goals and improve health and wellness for a better quality of life for a lifetime. Join in at any time during the walking hours.

StepHEALTHY Saturdays 9 to 10 a.m.

This is a fun, exciting and low-impact walking class with easy-to-follow steps to lively music that will make you want to move! It’s a great weekend class to improve health and wellness for a healthier quality of life.

Walk with a Doc* 9 to 10 a.m.

Join us the second Saturday of every month for a physician-led fun walk followed by a health presentation, to learn how to self-manage and prevent chronic illness and diseases for a healthier quality of life.

Dancing with a Doc for Wellness* 8 to 9 a.m.

Our signature program, Dancing with a Doc, occurs the 4th Thursday of every other month starting January 26, 2023, combining a fun and exciting Zumba class instructed by a psychiatrist followed by a presentation on mental health and wellness. Learn how emotional well-being supports a healthy quality of life.

StepHEALTHY Highland map

To learn more email or call (713) 338-5997. For more information, you also can call Highland Park Community Center at (713) 956-9137. or visit 3316 DeSoto St., Houston, TX 77091.

*“Walk with a Doc” and “Dancing with a Doc” dates and times are subject to change. Please email or call StepHEALTHY to confirm prior to attending.