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Table 1 Description of each Parks and Recreation site. Monthly climate data were obtained from the National Climatic Data Center [21]. Demographic data were obtained from 2010 United States Census Data [22]

From: Community readiness assessment for obesity research: pilot implementation of the Healthier Families programme

Michigan
Programmes offered
• Yoga
• Karate
• Boot camp
• Dance
• Acrobatics
• Afterschool programme
• Art
Climate
• Average temperature: 23 °F
• Average low temperature: 17 °F
• Average high temperature: 30 °F
Demographics Population: 114,297
• White: 61.2%
• Black: 23.7%
• Hispanic or Latino: 12.5%
• Asian: 3.7%
• American Indian: 0.8%
• Median household income: $36,054
Georgia
Programmes offered
• Youth basketball
• Cheerleading
• Zumba
• Yoga
• Line dancing
• Senior drama class
• Nutrition Class
Climate
•Average temperature: 61 °F
• Average low temperature: 51 °F
• Average high temperature: 70 °F
Demographics Population: 691,893
• Black: 54.3%
• White: 33.3%
• Hispanic or Latino: 9.8%
• Asian: 5.1%
• American Indian: 0.84%
• Median household income: $50,856
Nevada
Programmes offered
• Dance with baby
• Youth boot camp
• Yoga & Tai Chi
• Art
• Music
• School prep
• Language
Climate
• Average temperature: 63 °F
• Average low temperature: 48 °F
• Average high temperature: 77 °F
Demographics Population: 257,729
• White: 76.9%
• Hispanic or Latino: 14.9%
• Asian: 7.2%
• Black: 5.1%
• American Indian: 0.7%
• Median household income: $64,489
Florida
Programmes offered
• Afterschool programme
• Tutoring programme
• Computer lab
• Internet access
• Teen arts
• Fitness & personal Training
• Karate
Climate
• Average temperature: 77 °F
• Average low temperature: 70 °F
• Average high temperature: 85 °F
Demographics Population: 107,167
• Black: 76.3%
• Hispanic or Latino: 22.0%
• White: 18.3%
• Asian: 0.6%
• American Indian: 0.2%
• Median household income: $42,040