Small Choices

Big changes

This is about being a part of something for you. It’s about building community. Sharing and exploring tips, motivation, recipes and resources. It’s about coming together. Finding ways to thrive.

How do you like to move? What do you like to eat? What inspires you? How can you create a lasting change in your health, in your life, in your happiness?

EXPLORE Blogs, Resources, Recipes

Watch how Mankato Thrives

How are people around the region making living healthier real?Watch and let their stories inspire you 

Show us how you thrive!

Community Activites

people to meet and places to go ▶

St. Peter Food Co-op

River Valley Running Group Runs

Nicollet Bike Shop Group Rides

Lake Crystal Community Center

Mankato Community and Recreation

Children’s Museum of Southern Minnesota

Drop In Fitness Mapleton

Mankato YMCA Pickleball


Thank you for being so outstanding. 

A big thank you to the following community partners for helping this region and the people who live here Thrive.

KEYC Mankato Channel 12

Mankato YMCA

Hy-Vee Adams Street

Hy-Vee Riverfront

Barnes and Noble (Mankato)


Fitness for $10

City of Mankato

District #77
(Mankato school district)

Mankato Community Education
(through Dist. #77)

City of St. Peter

St. Peter School District

St. Peter Community Education
(through school district)

St. Peter Rec and Leisure
(through City of St. Peter)

Children’s Museum of
Southern Minnesota

SHIP-Blue Earth County

Nicollet County

Blue Earth County Library

North Mankato Library

St. Peter Library

MNSU-Mankato Library

Lake Crystal

Mapleton Library

Traverse des Sioux
Library Cooperative