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Stay Healthy and Active

4 Healthy, Active Things to Do In Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh has grown from a steel city to a sustainable city of visionaries and leaders in a variety of industries, a center of culture and entertainment. Learn more about the city's evolution and everything Pittsburgh has to offer.


Here at UPMC Health Plan, we're proud to embrace local public programs that help families and communities achieve a healthy, well-rounded lifestyle! Experience the city and all it has to offer with these five activities that will keep you active, and engaged.

1. Play at the Children's Museum of Pittsburgh

Active playtime is an important part of children's growth and development. The Children's Museum of Pittsburgh offers innovative programs that encourage children and their families to get active and eat healthy. Bring your family for a visit and enjoy activities like obstacle courses, cooking presentations, family dance parties, and more!

2. Take a walk in one of Pittsburgh's many parks

From Schenley to Frick, Pittsburgh’s parks are a fun, free way to get active! Explore all the amazing features of our region’s local parks with the free My PGH parks app, developed by UPMC Health Plan and Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy. Get access to maps of the parks, events calendars, marking operating hours, and more right at your fingertips.

Download the My PGH Parks app for iPhone or Android.

3. See the Carnegie Museum of Art in a new light

UPMC Health Plan is proud to sponsor Third Thursday at the Carnegie Museum of Art. On the Third Thursday of every month the galleries stay open late offering visitor a unique experience where they can browse exhibits, enjoy music, snack on the late-night café menu, and more!

4. Get informed at a UPMC Health Plan Connect Service and Sales Center

Our UPMC Health Plan Connect Service and Sales Centers are a great source of health information for both members and non-members. Don't miss our monthly health and wellness events where you can learn more about health conditions, talk one-on-one with a UPMC Health Plan health coach, enter to win awesome prizes, and more!

With such a variety of options, it’s hard to not love Pittsburgh. Get out, get active, and start exploring the city!