Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Oklahoma Teams Up With National Fitness Campaign, Bringing Free Outdoor Fitness Courts to Oklahoma

October 13, 2023
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TULSA, Okla.Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Oklahoma (BCBSOK) and National Fitness Campaign are bringing free, accessible, world-class fitness centers to change wellness habits in communities across our state, reducing barriers to physical and mental health.

“Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Oklahoma is thrilled to partner with National Fitness Campaign to bring Oklahomans free and accessible outdoor fitness sites,” said Stephania Grober, BCBSOK president. “This sponsorship aligns with our dedication to improving health outcomes in Oklahoma and our longstanding commitment to address prominent health care issues in our community.”

NFC's outdoor Fitness Courts® are built to deliver seven-minute bodyweight workouts for people of all ages and ability levels. NFC also hosts outdoor workout classes in person in addition to providing free digital classes through the Fitness Court® app. The Fitness Courts will be constructed in public areas where residents can easily access them.

“National Fitness Campaign is proud to announce the extension of our partnership with Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Oklahoma through 2024 to continue our journey to improve the quality of life in Oklahoma,” said Mitch Menaged, Founder of the NFC. “NFC continues to embrace our mission of getting people moving outdoors by helping communities combat the fiscal and humanitarian costs of inactivity."

Municipalities, schools and other organizations in Oklahoma can apply for grant funding through NFC to assist in constructing a Fitness Court®. NFC works with grant recipients to assist in planning, funding and launching their Fitness Court®. Grant applications are currently being accepted. Learn more about funding.


About Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Oklahoma
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Oklahoma is the only statewide customer-owned health insurer in Oklahoma. We believe Oklahoma consumers and employers deserve the best of both worlds: access to affordable, quality health care and top-notch service from a company that focuses solely on customers, not shareholders. Customer value is our cornerstone. We are proud of the work we have done within our communities by helping to change the way we all live. Thanks to our more than 800,000 members, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Oklahoma is able to focus on the health issues that impact our members as well as all Oklahomans.

About National Fitness Campaign

Founded in San Francisco in 1979, National Fitness Campaign is a wellness  consulting firm that provides programs and services to cities, schools and sponsors with the mission to build Healthy Communities nationwide. The campaign delivers an integrated wellness initiative, centered around the Fitness Court®: the world's best outdoor gym. National Fitness Campaign is planning its 500th Healthy Community, uniting the country's largest public-private partnership in support of wellness with the goal of building a Fitness Court® within a 10-minute bike ride of every American. Learn more at or on Twitter, Instagram, Facebook or LinkedIn.