Fort Tryon Park
Tuesday, August 16, 2022
7:30 a.m.–8:30 a.m.
This event repeats every week on Tuesday between 1/25/2022 and 12/27/2022.
Please note: This event has already taken place. Please use the Search options on the right to find upcoming events.
Join the Fort Tryon Park Trust for a free, year-round “Fitness at the Fort” exercise program on Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays! This regular fitness class incorporates climbing multiple staircases, stretches and strengthening exercises, notable tree identification, and forest bathing. Led by Nancy Bruning, BA, MPH, PAPHS.
Tuesdays at 7:30 a.m.: Easy Pace
Meet at the Heather Garden entrance. Walk along Stan Michels Promenade to Linden Terrace for dynamic warm-up stretching and cardio stair climbing. Walk south to Cabrini Woods for cardio steps and strengthening exercises and walk uphill to Billings Overlook for closing stretches.
Thursdays at 7:30 a.m.: Moderate Pace
Meet at the Heather Garden entrance and walk along Stan Michels Promenade to Linden Terrace for dynamic warm-up stretching and cardio stair climbing. Walk along the western path to Broadway, incorporating strengthening exercises, and walk uphill past Gazebo/Dog Run to Café Lawn, end with stretches.
Saturdays at 8:30 a.m.: Intense Pace
Meet at the Heather Garden entrance and walk along Stan Michels Promenade to Linden Terrace for dynamic warm-up stretch and cardio stair climbing. Walk along the western path to Broadway, incorporating strengthening exercises. Walk uphill towards Gazebo/Dog Run, utilizing a cluster of steps west of Broadway Path. Walk along the upper Alpine Garden path, to volleyball courts for stretches with final stair climbing to Margaret Corbin Circle.
(Note: Fitness Walking does not meet if it is raining or if the actual temperature or wind chill is below 20 degrees F.)
Meet the instructor at Fort Tryon Park's Margaret Corbin Plaza entrance.
Fort Tryon Park Trust,
Directions to Fort Tryon Park
Know Before You Go
We're reconstructing some of the pathways in Fort Tryon Park to improve park access. This work will be done in phases. During Phase 1, the path along Broadway between Arden Street and near Sherman Avenue, and the connecting path west, are currently closed. Please use alternate pathways.
To learn more about this project and to track our progress, please visit our Capital Project Tracker.
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