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Parks winter fitness: Strength training

If you are looking to keep fit, you can participate in a free fitness class offered by one of our certified instructors while still staying safe at home. Join us for virtual fitness classes sponsored by Boston Parks and Recreation, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts, and the Boston Public Health Commission.

Boston’s WFS Strength Training class will focus on range of motion and compound movements to challenge the total body for an all-out workout be ready to work hard, sweat, and have a good time.

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9:00am - 10:00am
Repeats weekly on Saturday, starting from January 9, 2021, until May 1, 2021
VIRTUAL CLASS
Boston, MA 02201
Price:
FREE
Contact:
Jennifer Widener
Neighborhood:
Citywide
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Parks Fitness: Virtual Barre class with Katie

Participate in a free fitness class offered virtually by one of our certified instructors while in the comfort of your own home. Our classes are sponsored by the Boston Parks and Recreation Department, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts, and the Boston Public Health Commission.

This Barre class is designed to help tone and strengthen your muscles by combining ballet-inspired moves with elements of pilates, dance, yoga, and strength training. Expect high repetitions, small movements, and plenty of modifications to make this the perfect workout for all fitness levels. All you need is a chair.

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6:15am - 7:15am
Repeats weekly on Friday, starting from June 11, 2021, until October 1, 2021
VIRTUAL CLASS
Boston, MA
Price:
FREE
Contact:
Jennifer Widener
Neighborhood:
Citywide
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Parks Fitness: Virtual Zumba with Z Spot

Participate in a free fitness class offered virtually by one of our certified instructors while in the comfort of your own home. Our classes are sponsored by the Boston Parks and Recreation Department, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts, and the Boston Public Health Commission.

Zumba involves energetic dance and aerobic elements. Instructors will provide choreographed moves of Hip-Hop, Soca, Samba, Salsa, Merengue, Mambo, and Martial Arts.

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6:30pm - 7:30pm
Repeats weekly on Tuesday, starting from June 8, 2021, until September 28, 2021
VIRTUAL CLASS
Boston, MA
Price:
FREE
Contact:
Jennifer Widener
Neighborhood:
Citywide
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Parks Fitness: Line dancing with Boston Rhythm Riders

Participate in a free fitness class offered by one of our certified instructors. Our classes are sponsored by the Boston Parks and Recreation Department, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts, and the Boston Public Health Commission.

Line dancing is a fun socially distance activity that has all the necessary elements to improve cardiovascular health. The Rhythm Riders rotate moving from high- to low-impact line dances. So whether you want to get ready for the summer social season, upcoming weddings, family reunions, or simply discover a fun new way to get moving again, they have the moves for you! We are all too familiar with the Electric Slide and the Cupid Shuffle, please allow them to take you on a musical journey as you learn new line dances.

So come let the rhythm move you, because a body in motion, stays in motion!

No pre-registration needed!

6:00pm - 7:00pm
Repeats weekly on Wednesday, starting from June 9, 2021, until September 29, 2021
Franklin Park (Refectory Hill)
1 Circuit Drive
Dorchester, MA 02121
Price:
FREE
Contact:
Jennifer Widener
Neighborhood:
Citywide
Dorchester
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Parks Fitness: Salsa with Metamovements

Participate in a free fitness class offered by one of our certified instructors. Our classes are sponsored by the Boston Parks and Recreation Department, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts, and the Boston Public Health Commission.

Learn a variety of dance styles through Salsa Suelta line dancing with MetaMovements!

No pre-registration needed!

6:00pm - 7:00pm
Repeats weekly on Tuesday, starting from June 8, 2021, until September 28, 2021
O'Day Playground
75 West Newton Street
Boston, MA 02118
Price:
FREE
Contact:
Jennifer Widener
Neighborhood:
Citywide
South End
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Parks Fitness: Virtual Dance Fit with K-Energy

Participate in a free fitness class offered virtually by one of our certified instructors while in the comfort of your own home. Our classes are sponsored by the Boston Parks and Recreation Department, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts, and the Boston Public Health Commission.

Dance Fit is a cardio dance-based class that will get your heart pumping and hips shaking while combining strength moves to get you stronger! Move and dance to the beat while breaking a sweat and torching calories.

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5:00pm - 6:00pm
Repeats weekly on Monday, starting from June 7, 2021, until September 27, 2021
VIRTUAL CLASS
Boston, MA
Price:
FREE
Contact:
Jennifer Widener
Neighborhood:
Citywide
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Parks Fitness: Virtual yoga with Susie

Participate in a free fitness class offered virtually by one of our certified instructors while in the comfort of your own home. Our classes are sponsored by the Boston Parks and Recreation Department, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts, and the Boston Public Health Commission.

Join Susie on Sunday evenings for a great close to your weekend, and a nice start to your upcoming week. Susie’s classes are designed as slow flow vinyasa, providing ample time for movement and awareness of your body, but also providing time to work on stretching and more relaxing postures.

All levels welcome!

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7:00pm - 8:00pm
Repeats weekly on Sunday, starting from June 6, 2021, until September 26, 2021
VIRTUAL CLASS
Boston, MA
Price:
FREE
Contact:
Jennifer Widener
Neighborhood:
Citywide
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Parks winter fitness: Virtual family fitness

If you are looking to keep fit, you can participate in a free fitness class offered by one of our certified instructors while still staying safe at home. Join us for virtual fitness classes sponsored by Boston Parks and Recreation, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts, and the Boston Public Health Commission.

What better way to start off your morning than with an amazing workout with your family? Classes are designed to create bonding experiences, encourage healthy habits, and to teach new fitness activities. Grab the family and join the fun.

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10:30am - 11:30am
Repeats weekly on Sunday, starting from January 3, 2021, until April 25, 2021
VIRTUAL CLASS
Boston, MA 02201
Price:
FREE
Contact:
Jennifer Widener
Neighborhood:
Citywide
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Parks Fitness: Family fitness with Anthony

Participate in a free fitness class offered by one of our certified instructors. Our classes are sponsored by the Boston Parks and Recreation Department, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts, and the Boston Public Health Commission.

What better way to start off your morning than with an amazing workout with your family?

Classes are designed to create bonding experiences, encourage healthy habits, and to teach new fitness activities. Grab the family and join the fun.

No pre-registration needed!

6:00pm - 7:00pm
Repeats weekly on Monday, starting from June 7, 2021, until September 27, 2021
McLaughlin Playground
239 Parker Hill Avenue
Jamaica Plain, MA 02120
Price:
FREE
Contact:
Jennifer Widener
Neighborhood:
Citywide
Jamaica Plain
Roxbury
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Parks Fitness: Cardio and core with Ella

Participate in a free fitness class offered by one of our certified instructors. Our classes are sponsored by the Boston Parks and Recreation Department, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts, and the Boston Public Health Commission.

Spike your heart rate and work your whole core during this fun, high-energy workout suited for all levels. Participants will be led through a variety of movements to raise the heart rate and strengthen our center of gravity — the core!

Classes will be different every week so you will never get bored. Modifications will be provided for those who want to take it up a notch or prefer lower impact movements. There will be some core movements on our hands and backs, so bring a mat if you prefer not to do these on the grass.

No pre-registration needed!

5:45pm - 6:45pm
Repeats weekly on Tuesday, starting from June 8, 2021, until September 28, 2021
Ronan Park (Flag Pole)
92 Mt. Ida Road
Dorchester, MA 02122
Price:
FREE
Contact:
Jennifer Widener
Neighborhood:
Citywide
Dorchester
Event Type:
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