Outdoor Fitness

Bring your workout outdoors to a local park! Enjoy the fresh air while working on your fitness goals at a social distance. With hundreds of courts, dozens of running tracks, and miles of trails, New York City parks will keep you moving and motivated — and it's easy on the budget! 

Please wear a face covering and practice social distancing by remaining at least 6 feet apart from others.

Running

Going for a brisk walk, light jog, or run outdoors is a great way to keep fit and boost your mood while enjoying the benefits of spending time in nature. If it’s your first time going power walking or you’re looking to pick up the pace, check out our step-by-step guide to getting started or join our Shape Up NYC Walking Group

Enjoy our scenic views and the fresh air at some of our favorite places to go running or power walking.

Discover the Best Places to Run

Pace your runs and become inspired by your neighborhood runners to keep moving.

Find a running track near you

Hiking

Looking to commune with nature while getting in some cardio? Take your next walk in the park on the trails! 

You don’t need to head upstate to go hiking. We’ve got 300 miles right here in NYC. 

Check out our recommended trails

Join us on the trails! Learn about our natural world and hidden gems around you while getting some exercise. 

View our Urban Park Rangers' Hiking Events

Biking

Our city offers miles of bike lanes at parks, waterfronts, greenways, and neighborhoods across the five boroughs where you can ride and experience the outdoors in a whole new way! 

Explore our parks and the beauty of nature all around you on our greenways!

Check out our recommended greenways

See your city! Use the NYC Bike Map to plan your route, whether you’re biking to a park or exploring your neighborhood.

View the NYC Bike Map

Athletic Facilities

You don't need to visit a gym to keep up with a workout routine. Our parks provide outdoor courts and outdoor workout equipment areas where you can enjoy working out at a social distance in the fresh air!

We’ve got tennis, basketball, handball, and bocce courts and dozens of soccer and baseball fields. Access is available on a first-come, first-served basis. 

Find courts and fields

Missing the gym? Check out our in-park calisthenics workout equipment for strength training!

Find an adult fitness area near you

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