ACTIVITIES, ATTRACTIONS & FUN STUFF
Chat with your favorite 10TV News personalities and get their autographs plus those of our national celebrities after their stage appearances right here.
Yes, we’re moving Chopper 10 indoors at the Expo so you can get up-close and talk with our pilots.
Be a 10TV Sportscaster
Dom Tiberi will introduce YOU as the guest sportscaster on 10TV, then you’ll present the sportscast on camera and get your very own copy to share with friends and family.
1 Million Step Challenge—for better health
Walk around the Expo and join some of your 10TV friends on the 1/4-mile indoor walking track to hit 10TV’s goal of “1 million steps for better health.” We’ll give you a pedometer, compliments of Orthopedic Foot and Ankle, and make sure to record your steps before you leave to win fabulous prizes.
97.1 The Fan Kids Sports & Fitness Zone
Kids – have fun at the Expo! See if your slap shot can hit the Columbus Blue Jackets goal, and test your soccer Columbus Crew kick, plus try your skill inside a giant hamster balls. Find out about fire safety and bicycle safety plus other non-stop fun and health, fun activities.
NFL Play 60 with the Cleveland Browns
Bring your kids to the Cleveland Browns’ Play 60 fitness area and participate in fun football drills. It’s part of the National Football League’s campaign that encourages kids to be active for 60 minutes a day and help reverse the trend of childhood obesity in our communities.
American Red Cross of Central Ohio Blood Drive
Spare 60 minutes and save 3 lives. Every minute of every day, someone needs blood. That blood can only come from a volunteer donor who makes the choice to donate. To donate blood or platelets, you must be at least 17 years old, in good health and weigh a minimum of 110 pounds. And don’t forget a picture I.D.!
Diaper Derby, presented by Pediatric Physicians, Inc.
Calling all crawling babies to race to the finish! Register your baby for this four-on-the-floor infant extravaganza or simply watch to see who can crawl to the other side fastest in this adorable competition just for little ones. Diaper Derby racing will take place Saturday and Sunday on the Donate Life Demonstration Stage at 11 a.m. Registration will exclusively take place at the event, beginning at 10 a.m. each day. Entrants must be 18 months of age or younger (crawlers only, no walkers please) and fabulous family prize packages are awarded to each day’s winner.
Car Seat Safety, Sponsored by Central Ohio Ford Dealers
Car crashes are the #1 killer of children 1 to 12 years old – do you know how to properly install your Child Safety Seat. Trained experts will show you how based on your child's age, height and weight. This is something every parent needs to know.
Commit To Be Fit Multisport Expo
Visit this “fitness village,” featuring exhibitors for fit triathletes, including running analysis, biking and more. The 10TV Health & Fitness Expo is where runners will pick up their race packets, too.
Commit To Be Fit Zone
Our partners are serious about getting you more fit. Join the YMCA, Columbus Public Health, Giant Eagle and Metro Parks for fun, interactive experiences and health screenings.
Distracted Driving Simulator, sponsored by MAPFRE Insurance
This simulator puts you behind the wheel of a real car to show the dangers of texting and driving and helps you learn how to avoid distractions. Before you leave, you can sign a pledge not to do it.
Head towards the Young at Heart Zone and Kids Zone and you will find the Expo demonstration areas, where you can watch or participate in high-energy activities.
Get free screenings for cholesterol, blood glucose, body mass index, bone density, blood pressure and many others. Then, record your scores in a free health journal, provided by Adena Health. Doctors at the Expo and from Adena will talk with you about what your scores mean and steps you should take next.
Join 10TV personalities for a 4-mile health walk Saturday at 8:45am to kick off the Expo. We’ll depart from the Expo entrance at the Convention Center and walk to Bicentennial Park and back. Everyone gets free tickets to the Expo, and you’ll get outfitted with a pedometer and receive a goody bag when you return. Don’t worry—we’ll have you back for the start of the Expo!
Stop here for a photo ID of your child that includes statistics you will need in case of an unthinkable emergency.
Hear from national celebrities Bill and Giuliana Rancic and Louis Van Amstel and watch high-energy fitness demos like Insanity Workout, boxing, fencing and more.
Meijer Healthy Cooking Stage
Sit back, relax and watch someone else do the cooking for you! Chefs will prepare healthy and nutritious dishes that are simple to make. On Saturday, don’t miss a special presentation by former heavyweight boxing champion James “Buster” Douglas and 10TV’s own Dom Tiberi.
OhioHealth Mobile Mammography and Bone Density Unit
You don’t need a prescription to get a mammogram at the Expo, just an appointment. Call 614-566-1111 or 877-566-1112 to schedule your appointments with OhioHealth’s mobile testing unit.
Prescription Drug ‘Take Back’
Bring your old, outdated prescriptions to the Expo and drop them in the Take Back area. You’ll be doing your part to help keep these drugs out of the hands of kids who don’t know how much harm they can do.
Talk to a Doc, sponsored by Adena Health Systems
Review your health screening scores with a certified Adena Healthy Systems Doctor.
Young at Heart Senior Lifestyle Zone
The schedule is packed with demos and performances for active older adults to stay moving, healthy and fit. Join the Grandview Ginger Snaps, Mexican Folk Dancers and more.