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kids obesity

What do we do with this new generation? How do we inspire the desire for health when there is no need for physicality past high school? How do you convince someone they need to be energetic and healthy for life when their life and work requires next to zero physical effort?
You probably recall playing outdoors with your friends and siblings until it got dark, but that doesn't happen today. How can we fight the 'nature deficit disorder' afflicting our kids? How can kids get outdoors after school if they don't have safe places to play?