Seventy-year-old Richard Lawson has the heart of a 21-year-old.

A 45-year resident of Manhattan Beach, Lawson developed congestive heart failure and ventricular fibrillation in 2016 and his heart was quickly failing. He needed a heart...

KCAL - Channel 9 interviewed Jackie Berling, BCHD Chief Wellness Officer, for BCHD's “Free Fitness Weekends,” a community health initiative that gives the public an opportunity to take free exercise classes in Hermosa Beach, Manhattan Beach and...

Three FREE and Easy Things You Can Do For Your Health

Monthly Mindfulness Drop-in 

March 7 (First Wed. of the month) 5:30-6 p.m.

Had a long day? Take 30 minutes to relax, down shift and enjoy...

KCAL TV visited Beach Cities Health District's Center for Health & Fitness (CHF) to learn more about how CHF is helping community members maintain and improve their health by offering FREE health assessments, lectures, and fitness classes as part...

KABC TV’s Lori Corbin visited Beach Cities Health District’s Center for Health & Fitness to learn more about how the low-cost community gym is helping older adults – like 96-year-old member Bob Lonsdale – stay physically...

KCAL TV – Channel 9 visited Beach Cities Health District’s Center for Health...

Five Center for Health & Fitness (CHF) members were honored last month as part of the “Spirit of Wellness” celebration, put on annually by CHF and Beach Cities Health District (BCHD). CHF members who checked in 250 or 300 times in the past year...

Beginning February 10th, the public will once again be able to work out at many top studios and gyms in the Beach Cities (without having to sweat the cost!) thanks to BCHD’s annual “Free Fitness Weekends” initiative. The kick-off is slated for...

We first sat down with long-time Center for Health & Fitness (CHF) member Michael Thomas back in 2013 to learn about his ongoing fight to shed weight from his nearly 400-pound frame. At the time, he had successfully dropped nearly 80 pounds in...

At Beach Cities Health District (BCHD), we use outcomes and data as the measuring sticks for our success, especially when evaluating our more than 21 evidence based community health programs and services currently being implemented in the Beach Cities...

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