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Get up, get out, and do something! Just about any day of the year, you can find something fun, informative, and healthy to enjoy at an area park. Feel free to browse the listings below, or use the search tools to find an event that matches your interests and location.

Viewing 51–60 out of 1,285 events
from August 5, 2015 to April 25, 2026
in Fitness (x) category

Friday, August 7, 2015

Aug 7

Tai Chi Class for Adults

at Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

11:30 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Learn the correct Tai Chi walk, movement and breathing techniques for health, balance and well-being.
Category: Fitness, Seniors
Free!

Aug 7

Shape Up NYC: Cardio Toning

at Audubon Center at the Boathouse (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
An exercise class focusing on your core through a combination of strength, balance and toning exercises.
Category: Fitness
Free!

Aug 7

Bronx Sports Extravaganza: Youth Fitness

at Hunts Point Recreation Center, Bronx

6:00 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Teens ages 13-17 are invited for free fitness instruction at Hunts Point Recreation Center!
Category: Fitness, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 7

Hip Hop Dance Aerobics

at Pier 2 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

7:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
This class gets your heart pumping with hip hop music and hot step-by-step dance moves.
Category: Fitness, Waterfront, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Saturday, August 8, 2015

Aug 8

Summer Streets

at Foley Square & Paine Park (in Thomas Paine Park), Manhattan, East 72nd Street and Fifth Avenue (in Central Park), Manhattan

7:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
On three consecutive Saturdays in August, nearly seven miles of NYC's streets are opened for people to play, run, walk and bike.
Category: Festivals, Fitness, Kids
Free!

Must See
Event
Aug 8

Van Cortlandt Track Club

at Van Cortlandt Stadium (in Van Cortlandt Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

8:00 a.m.9:00 a.m.
Van Cortlandt Track Club runs through and around the Yonkers-Bronx border in small groups. For local running tips, visit vctc.org.
Category: Fitness, Sports, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Aug 8

Yoga on the Beach

at Beach 108th Street (in Rockaway Beach and Boardwalk), Queens

8:00 a.m.9:00 a.m.
Join yoga instructor Helen Kilgallen from Elaine's Dance School in this beginner Hatha Yoga class.
Category: Fitness, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Aug 8

Couch to 5K

at Conference House Park Visitor Center (in Conference House Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

8:00 a.m.9:00 a.m.
Use the gentle inclines and paths at Conference House Park to train and strengthen your body to run a 5k.
Category: Fitness, Sports, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Aug 8

Morning Fitness at Fort Tryon Park (Saturdays)

at Heather Garden (in Fort Tryon Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

8:30 a.m.9:30 a.m.
Join us for one hour of walking, stretching, and strengthening exercises.
Category: Fitness, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Aug 8

Shape Up NYC: Mind Body Fusion

at Conference House Park Visitor Center (in Conference House Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

9:00 a.m.10:00 a.m.
Low-impact cardio followed by balancing stretches and meditation to raise heart rate, burn calories, reduce stress, and work out every muscle.
Category: Fitness, Seniors
Free!

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