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Stay Healthy, Fit, and Connected This Summer

Summer is here and so are we! BlueCross BlueShield of Western New York is committed to your health and well-being. Working with our community partners on safe social-distancing measures, we’re pleased to present a variety of unique events to keep you healthy this summer.

For updates on our summer fitness programs and events, please continue to visit our website and follow us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

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Virtual Fitness at Canalside

Enjoy your favorite summer fitness class from home! Virtual classes are free and available for all fitness levels every day of the week.

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Elmwood Village Farmers Market

Buy farm fresh and local this summer at the Elmwood Village Farmers Market. June 6 to November 28, visitors can enjoy local produce, baked goods, fresh flowers, and more. The market is open every Saturday, rain or shine.

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Creators on the Boardwalk

Join us at Canalside on the last Sunday of every month this summer for some family-friendly fun! This eclectic market features local artists, crafters, and musicians.

People outdoors enoying Blue Bikes at Canalside

Blue Bikes at Canalside

No bike? No problem! Explore beautiful views of Buffalo’s waterfront with a Blue Bike.

BlueCross BlueShield members save $5 on rentals with their member ID card!

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Garden Walk Buffalo

Calling all garden enthusiasts! Garden Walk 2020 has been transformed into “Buffalo Garden Views: Sharing in July,” a virtual garden month. Each week is packed with events you can experience from home or in person when appropriate.

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Fresh Fruits and Veggies All Summer Long

Whether you’re cooking inside or grilling outside, have fun and get creative with fresh summer fruits and veggies.

Virtual Community Events

We are pleased to support our community partners and their fundraising initiatives that are now virtual.

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American Lung Association

The 10th Annual Fight For Air Stair Climb is going virtual. Funds raised will support respiratory research, enhance public health measures through education and advocacy, and establish an advanced network of public and private entities to develop new vaccines, detection tests and treatment therapies, to stop future respiratory virus pandemics. Participants are encouraged to walk, hike, climb, run, swim, bike and track all their activity. 

Virtual Classes

While we continue to practice social distancing, we want to let you know about the BlueCross BlueShield sponsored fitness classes that are now virtual.

West Falls Center for the Arts

Relax your mind, body, and spirit with a Facebook live yoga class presented by BlueCross BlueShield of WNY and certified Hatha Yoga instructor Craig Zink.