DCSD Staff Wellness

PERA Questions?

Interested in learning more about your PERA Defined Benefit? PERA is offering our employees a virtual series on understanding your PERA Defined Benefit. There are three classes to choose from and will be live-streamed at 10 am on Tuesdays starting November 15. Then will be made available as a recording to watch at your convenience. Find out more and access the meetings by clicking here.

Well Balanced is a well-being publication that is science-backed, hype-free, and addresses all areas of well-being. Created by WELCOA and accessible to all DCSD employees by clicking here.


Castle Rock Turkey Rock Trot: Lace up those shoes and start training now for the Thanksgiving morning run/walk. DCSD employees, family, and friends can use the code LETSRUN22 to get 15% off.

"Delicious. Simple. Affordable. Quick. Cooking that's good for your heart and your wallet". - Recipes from the American Heart Association

Interested in losing weight or making healthier habits?

Rally (for UnitedHealthcare Insured Employees & Family)

  • Rally is a digital NO COST personalized health experience available for employees with UnitedHealthcare coverage. Rally is designed to help employees make healthier choices and build healthier habits by generating excitement, keeping them engaged and motivating through social connections. Find out more and sign up for Rally here.


Healthy Connections Program (for Kaiser Permanente Insured Employees & Family)

  • This group-based class gives participants the tools needed for long term weight management success. Based on proven success strategies, this NO COST 16-week class is followed by ongoing monthly support. Get education and accountability to lose weight and prevent diabetes. Find out more and sign up for your free class here.

Experiencing Emotional Eating?

  • Having a plan can help you deal with your emotions without using food. It's about you and what works best for you. Find out more here.

Full Plate Living

  • Your NO COST membership will allow you to have access to workshops, delicious recipes, articles to keep you focused on your goals, and a community to encourage you! Register here.

Colfax Marathon Relay Team: Sunday, May 21st

Grab a team of 5 individuals (at least three members must be current DCSD staff), choose a team captain, and have your team captain use THIS FORM to pre-register by March 1st. Relay teams will receive a 50% discount (thanks to our DCSD Staff Wellness Kaiser Fund), making each participant's portion around $35. Find more information about the Marathon Relay here.


Could you be at risk for prediabetes or diabetes?

Free Mindfulness apps

For DCSD employees. Click here to find out more.

DCSD Fitness & Yoga Classes

Find out more information and register for classes HERE.

Financial support

DCSD Benefits & Staff Wellness offers a financial wellness program to help reduce financial worries for our employees.

Find out what is offered HERE.

Borrow Wellness Outdoor Games For your staff get togethers

Looking for a fun way to connect with your staff? Borrow one of our Wellness Game Wagons full of outdoor/indoor games (ie. corn hole, ring toss, pickleball, volleyball, giant Jenga, etc.) to gather your staff and have some fun. Reserve yours by emailing Holly Giron at hgiron@dcsdk12.org.

Take a moment and enjoy this Calming Corner created by our DCSD Healthy Schools Team.


5 tips to help build your resiliency

Resiliency can give you the emotional strength to keep trying during life's difficulties and when things go wrong. Here are 5 tips to help continue building your resilience.

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