"Exercise gives me a chance to take all challenges and problems off my mind"
Physical fitness has been proven to improve practically all aspects of life, from a decrease in feelings of depression to improved cognition, and a better quality of life**.
*Survey of Jackson-Reed Student-Athletes
Who We Are
OneCity is a DC-based nonprofit corporation working towards improving physical health equality and standards in DC public schools through increased access to high-quality fitness equipment.
Physical activity is proven to lower feelings of depression and anxiety while promoting healthy habits and high self-confidence. OneCity hopes to raise awareness of the benefits of exercise and inspire DC youth to get active.
By The Numbers
Boost Your Mental Health*
Less than 50%*
Getting at least 20 minutes of moderate physical exercise a day lowers your risk for cardiovascular disease, blood pressure, and cholesterol.
Less than 50% of all high school students met the Physical Activity and Muscle-Strengthening Guidelines from 2011-2015. Help us change these numbers for the better.
Consider making a contribution today to help change the lives of thousands of students in the District of Columbia.
Your action TODAY will have a significant impact in these students lives.