Arnot Health wants to help you start healthy and stay healthy with events, information, and activities designed for people of all ages and ability.
Find a Doctor
At Arnot Health, our healthcare providers are dedicated to helping everyone stay healthy. If exercising is new for you, check with your doctor before you start your training program. Need a doctor? These Arnot Health providers are accepting new patients.
Childbirth classes - Give your newborn a healthy start with prenatal and parenting classes.
School Readiness Project - Learn how to prepare your toddler for starting kindergarten.
Health habits - Practical ways to change behavior and make healthier choices today.
Family activity plan- Motivate your whole family to get active and stay healthy.
Creating Healthy Places
Arnot Health leads a joint effort of 30 community service providers and businesses to create more healthy places in the Chemung County.
Go Play! Park Restoration Projects
Notice something new at a park near you? Since 2011, Arnot Health has helped restore our parks with new play structures, learning trails, benches, and new lighting. Go play!
McKinnon Park on Sullivan, Lake, and Thurston streets
Miller's Pond at the corner of Parkside Drive and Overland Drive
Grove Park at 4th, Grove, and Walnut streets
Hathorn Park on Hathorn Court and Davis Street
Quatrano Park off Oak Street at Parker Circle and Parker Drive
Frank A. Rohde Parkoff Beach Street
Gaines Street Park near Maple Avenue
Pulaski Park on the corner of Center and Davis streets
Blandford Park at Harriet and Market streets
Mark Twain Riverfront Park on Water Street
Bike the Lacawanna Rail Trail: borrow a bike from the Southern Tier Bicycle League’s bike share shed.
More Choices: Restaurants with healthy options
Arnot Health nutrition experts partnered with local restaurants to add healthy options to their menus. Signature dishes with reduced sodium, fat, and calories give local diners more options when they go out to eat. Support local businesses committed to community health.
Turtle Leaf Cafe
The Starlight Room
Locally Grown: Sustainable Community Gardens
A seed planted in a community garden brings people together. Arnot Health supports community gardens to help provide fresh, healthy options to more people in the Twin Tiers. Pizza gardens and mobile strawberry beds introduce children to the experience of growing and tasting their own food.
Chemung ARC community garden at Patrano Park
Ernie Davis Community Center community food for jobs program
Near Westside Neighborhood Association cultivates trees, flowers, and herbs for cooking classes
Town of Erwin community garden will sell food at the Farmer’s Market and donate to local food banks
Alabaster Box Ministries grows food for the Women’s Resource Center
Access for Everyone to Parks and Playgrounds
More cross walks, curb cutouts, better lighting, slower traffic, and platforms for benches make our parks more accessible to all. Arnot Health partnered with AARP and the Association for Vision Rehabilitation and Employment (AVRE) to identify needs in our parks, then teamed up with the City of Elmira to make improvements. Let us know what you think:
Join friends and neighbors in fitness activities around the community that Arnot Health sponsors or hosts.
Komen Race for the Cure (May)
Davenport & Taylor Golf Classic (June)
5K and 10K Wellness Walk and Run (September)
Children's Miracle Network Golf Tournament (September)
Wineglass Marathon (October)