Since 2009, we have been promoting health, fitness and wellness to the community of Valdez and the Prince William Sound.

Our Mission

To provide every Prince William Sound Resident the opportunity to improve their health and well being.

Our Purpose

To improve the health and well being of Prince William Sound Residents by:

  • Optimizing synergy through Partnerships
  • Engaging community residents of all ages
  • Focusing on mind, body and spirit
  • Enhancing mind, body and spirit through activity and education
  • Leveraging/maximizing/bolstering existing programming

We partner with Providence Valdez Medical Center to get a better  understanding of what it is our community needs, straight from the source.

Click the button below to review the statistics and results of our community health assessment.

SWAN is a community inspired endeavor and is focused on creating health and wellness for all residents.
— Copper Valley Ruralite

What We've Achieved

  • A community weight loss average of 1441 pounds per year through the Healthier You Valdez program, a partnership with Valdez Parks & Recreation.

  • A yearly average of 300 people on nordic gear provided by SWAN to the Prince William Sound Community College's Ski for Free program.

  • A yearly value of $217,600 worth of Biometric Screenings free of charge to the Prince William Sound Community. 

  • An average BMI change of 3 points for the entire community.