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Parks Winter Fitness Series

Beginning January 2 through April 30, we will offer virtual classes led by certified fitness instructors.  For details, please consult the complete list of classes on our calendar below.

Note: There will be no classes held on Monday, January 17 (Martin Luther King, Jr. Day), and Monday, February 21 (Presidents Day).

Everyone is welcome at our free classes, regardless of your fitness level. For more information and cancellations, check Facebook and Twitter at @bostonparksdept and @healthyboston.

Fitness class descriptions

Afrobeats dance

Learn technical skills and fundamental movement via a choreographed routine. Afrobeats is a catch-all term for the various Afro-pop and fusion music that has modernized and transformed within Africa. It has also caught the hearts of the diaspora and has become the name of the dance and rhythmic technique. Classes develop and build core strength, stamina, rhythmic sensibility, and most importantly, community. The class is at an intermediate level.

chair meditation

Experience wonderful new energy and a calm state of mind. Move gracefully and synchronize the breath with the movement.

chair yoga

This gentle form of yoga that can be done sitting on a chair or standing on the ground while using a chair for support.

dance fit

This class 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.

Strength training

This strength training class focuses on range-of-motion and compound movements. The class challenges the total body for an all-out workout. Be ready to work hard, sweat, and have a good time while getting strong!


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

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