Moving Day Cleveland — Event Information

Event Details

Date: Saturday, June 23, 2018
Location: Wade Oval in University Circle | MAP

Registration opens: 10:30 a.m.| Walk start time: 12:00 p.m.

Contact: Laura Gasbarro | ph: 330-807-1517 |
Chapter Website:

10:30 AM Registration Opens (NOTE NEW START TIME!)
Sponsor Tents Open
Resource Pavilion Opens
Kid Zone Opens
10:40 AM Movement Pavilions – Activities Begin
12:10 PM Opening Ceremony
12:25 PM Ribbon Cutting and Walk Start
Movement Activities Continue During the Walk
1:15 PM Closing Ceremony and awards
1:30 PM Event Closes


Tent One
10:40-11:10 Chair Yoga – Lisa Wittman
11:15-11:45 Physical Therapy – Amy Chan
11:50-12:10 Rock Steady Boxing – Maria Pujolas

Tent Two
10:40-1:15 Reiki available all day

WALK ROUTE: Our main walk route will be your option of walking either once around (approx. 1 mile) or as many times as you would like, OR, you can skip the walk and relax or participate in the Movement area.


  • Friends, family members, co-workers, and supporters to join you for the event. To expedite the check-in process, make sure people register for your team at Moving Day Cleveland. Otherwise – upon their arrival they will need to sign a waiver at the registration tent where Day-of registration is also available.
  • THIS DOCUMENT. Please read and print this document so you have directions and parking information the morning of the event. We will have directional signage and volunteers, but it’s a good idea to have this information handy as well.
  • Any donations that you have received and need to turn into the Parkinson’s Foundation. We will have official committee and staff onsite collecting donations at the registration tent. (For those who raise $100 or more before the event or bring the donation with you to the event is eligible for a special Moving Day t-shirt! All other incentive prizes will be sent out after the event.)
  • Water. Water and light snacks will also be provided FREE in the main tent but it’s a good idea to be prepared!
  • Bring Walking shoes, sunscreen and a smile.
  • Team spirit. You and your teammates can make your own team shirts, signs, etc. to show your Moving Day spirit!
  • Appropriate gear for the weather. Moving Day is rain or shine so please dress appropriately!
  • Selling items, sign-ups for other walks or activities or raising money for other efforts is prohibited THANK YOU FOR UNDERSTANDING OF THIS POLICY.

Wade Oval at University Circle is located in downtown Cleveland adjacent to the Cleveland Museum of Art and the Natural History Museum.
A quick drop off of walkers can occur on the Natural History Museum side of the oval.
Free parking for the first 300 cars has been arranged at the Louis Stokes VA Medical Center parking. A short walk from the Oval area. A shuttle service will be provided from 10:15 am – 2 pm the day of the walk.
Parking is first come, first serve. After that area is full – free Saturday on street parking and paid parking is available in the various museum and area parking decks surrounding the Oval.
Sponsors and Vendors are welcome to drop off their booth items at the Oval between 9:00 – 9:45 am and then park their cars accordingly.

OTHER INFORMATION: Service Dogs are welcome. But for the safety and convenience of Moving Day walkers – please do not bring pets to the walk.

Email us at or call 330-807-1517

To learn more about the resources in your area, and the great work of the Parkinson’s Foundation Ohio chapter, please visit our website

If you have any questions about Moving Day, are interested in sponsorship opportunities or would like information about our chapter, please contact us below:

Laura Gasbarro | ph: 330-807-1517 |

Mailing address:

Parkinson’s Foundation Ohio Chapter
2800 Corporate Exchange Drive, Suite 265,
Columbus, OH 43231

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