Moving Day Rochester, NY — Event Information

Event Details

Date: Sunday, September 30, 2018
Location: Monroe Community College | MAP

Registration opens: 9:00 a.m. | 1 Mile walk start time: 11:00 a.m.

Contact: Kim Collins | ph: 585-234-5355 |
Chapter Website: 

What an event, what a day, what a community!

On behalf of the thousands of people living with Parkinson’s Disease and their care partners we serve in the Greater Rochester area, we would like to thank everyone that participated in Moving Day Rochester 2018. Even though it was an overcast day that didn’t stop the excitement and passion of everyone who attended which made for a great day to fight Parkinson’s. Your hard work and dedication helped us raise $164,000! Many thanks to each committee member, sponsor, team, participant, resource partner and volunteer who gave their time, talent, and support to this important movement. Sending each of you our heartfelt appreciation for helping the Parkinson’s Foundation make life better for people living with Parkinson’s.

We are still accepting donations. Please send checks and matching gift forms to:
Parkinson’s Foundation Greater Rochester Chapter
ATTN: Moving Day Rochester
1000 Elmwood Ave, Suite 1600
Rochester, NY 14620

Moving Day raises awareness of Parkinson’s both nationally and in the Greater Rochester community. It is ‘A day to move, a day to move others, a day that moves YOU!’

Schedule of Events:
9:00 a.m. – Registration, Movement Pavilion, Parkinson’s Experience Tent, Mission Tent, Refreshment Tent, Kid’s Zone, Basket Raffle tent will all be open
10:45 a.m. – Welcome and Warm Up for walk (Main Stage)
11:00 a.m. – Walk begins (Ribbon Cutting)
11:45 a.m. – Closing Ceremonies (Main stage)

Movement Pavilion Schedule:

9:45 a.m. – Moving to Heal Nia

10:00 a.m. – Stretching the Limits from the JCC

10:15 a.m. – Big and Loud with Chad Mapes

10:30 a.m. – Knock out Parkinson’s with ROC Boxing

Our Location:
Moving Day Rochester will take place at Monroe Community College Brighton Campus-1000 East Henrietta Rd., Rochester, NY 14623. The event will take place in parking lot G-in the back of the campus near the athletic fields.

The Moving Day Event will take place rain or shine. If cancellation of the event is warranted due to dangerous weather conditions, announcements will be made on the event day at the event site. The event will not be canceled in advance. All decisions regarding cancellation will be made on site.

The Moving Day Rochester walk course is 1 mile walk around MCC interior campus. There will be restrooms and rest areas along the route.

Parking Options:
There will be parking in the back of lot G. We will have parking attendants that will be directing, if you need help. We will also have a drop off area and handicap parking.

Participants who raised $100 or more will receive an official Moving Day t-shirt. The $100 is based on individual fundraising and not team fundraising amounts. Participants can collect their shirt on event day at registration or can come to our pre-registration night-September 27th from 4-7pm at the Al Sigl Center (1000 Elmwood Ave., Rochester, NY 14620- Door #1).

To learn more about the resources in your area, and the great work of the Parkinson’s Foundation Greater Rochester 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:

 Kim Collins | ph: 585-234-5355 |

Mailing address:

 Parkinson’s Foundation Greater Rochester Chapter
1000 Elmwood Ave, Suite 1600
Rochester, NY 14620

Moving Day has raised nearly $22 million and brought more than 130,000 participants together.