Apple Celebrating Earth Day and International Dance Day With New Apple Watch Activity Challenges

Apple will launch its next Apple Watch activity challenge on Saturday, April 22 in celebration of Earth Day.

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To complete the challenge, Apple Watch owners will need to complete a workout that lasts for 30 minutes or longer, with the activity recorded through the Workout app or an app that adds information to the Health app.

Let's get moving for the planet. On April 22, do any workout for 30 minutes or more to earn this award. Record it with the Workout app or any app that adds to Health.

Apple Watch owners who earn the award will unlock a dedicated in the Fitness app, plus they will get a series of animated stickers that can be used in the Messages and FaceTime apps.

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After the Earth Day challenge, Apple will also launch another challenge for International Dance Day, which takes place on April 29. The Dance Day award can be earned by completing a dance workout that lasts 20 minutes or longer, and it too will unlock a badge and animated stickers.

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The April Earth Day challenge and Dance Day challenge follow the the February heart month challenge, and for those curious, it does appear that Apple has trimmed down the number of activity challenges that it is offering in 2024.

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Top Rated Comments

mediacomposer Avatar
5 weeks ago
April 22nd is a Monday
Score: 10 Votes (Like | Disagree)
orbital~debris Avatar
5 weeks ago
Love these challenges! They're a real encouragement to be even more active.
The stickers are fun and a nice bonus.
Score: 7 Votes (Like | Disagree)
Fuzzball84 Avatar
5 weeks ago
Why not create an award for getting moving.. and taking an old device to Apple Store for recycling?

That would fit in better with the earth day celebration.
Score: 4 Votes (Like | Disagree)
jz0309 Avatar
5 weeks ago
still wondering why there was no unity challenge nor Chinese new year in February ...
Score: 4 Votes (Like | Disagree)
xander49x Avatar
5 weeks ago
Apple should expand the challenges. They need to add more workouts to Apple health.
Score: 3 Votes (Like | Disagree)
TigerNike23 Avatar
5 weeks ago
A continuous 30 minute workout? On a Monday?

Pass.

I squeeze in a workout when I can. Sometimes it’s 30 minutes, other times it might be 20 or 10. I try to get something in, though.
Score: 2 Votes (Like | Disagree)