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About BearPower


BearPower joined forces with PowerUp to help improve the health and well-being of our community! BearPower is a community-wide movement focused on making it easy and fun for kids and families to eat better and move more in White Bear Lake, MN. BearPower does this work through partnerships, local events and programs. To learn more, follow BearPower on Facebook



Since 2013, thousands of kids and families are reached each year through fun, engaging BearPower events and programs focused on eating better and moving more. BearPower community events are no- or very-low-cost, to ensure there is no financial barrier. Annual events include:


The Breakaway Family Bike Ride welcomes roughly 300 community members to pedal with families.
The 6.24K celebrates Homecoming with approx. 300 community members at a family-friendly walk/run.
Family Yoga Day brings together more than 100 families and community members for a relaxing morning of stretches, smiles and fun.
The Harvest Party brings together roughly 300 community partners and members to celebrate locally grown food and gardening.
The White Bear Lake Winter Farmers Market provides roughly 1,400 community members with an opportunity to purchase local produce.
The School Challenge impacts more than 4,000 White Bear students each year and focuses on through a classroom program in elementary schools.

Community Advisory Team


Please contact Andrea at andrea.c.anderson@healthpartners.com if you are interested in joining the BearPower Community Advisory Team.