Join StepHEALTHY Programs at No Cost!

Lots of Fitness Fun at Acres Homes Highland/DeSoto Park

StepHealthy group walking & talking in the 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 better quality of life now and for generations to come!

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 through Friday
7:30 to 8:30 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. Join in at any time during the walking hours. 

Walk with a Doc*

Second Saturday of every month
9 to 10 a.m.

Join us for a physician-led 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*

Fourth Thursday of every other month - starting September 2023
8 to 9 a.m.

Our signature program, Dancing with a Doc combines 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

Exercise Medicine Exercise Resources

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.