TOLEDO, OH (WTOL) - A big face in fitness helped a local school open its new fitness center Tuesday.
Jake Steinfeld with the Governor's Fitness Council cut the ribbon for Glendale-Feilbach Elementary School's new "Don't Quit" Fitness Center.
The school was chosen, along with two others in Ohio as a National Fitness Champion for finding innovative ways to promote physical activity.
Andrew Duncan | Glendale-Feilbach Elementary school Principal
"We just want students to get the most opportunity they can to be active, to be healthy," said Principal Andrew Duncam. "Childhood obesity is a big issue across the country right now and we want to make sure we model to students the importance of healthy eating and a healthy lifestyle."
Ohio Governor John Kasich also declared October "Don't Quit Fitness Month," encouraging students to get up and move.