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Last updated: 6/15/18

Boston parks summer fitness series

Join us at free fitness classes in your neighborhood parks.

Classes start on June 4 and end on September 29. Everyone is welcome at our classes, no matter what your fitness level is.

For information on cancellations, check Twitter at @healthyboston and @bostonparksdept. You can also call 617-534-2355. There will be no classes July 4 and September 3.

Upcoming events

Upcoming events
More summer fitness events

Weekly class schedule

Weekly class schedule
Class Time Park Neighborhood
Gentle Yoga
10 a.m.
Christopher Columbus Park
110 Atlantic Avenue
Boston, MA 02110
North End
Tai Chi (last class July 26)
10 a.m.
Symphony Park
39 Edgerly Road
Boston, MA 02115
Fenway
Yoga (presented by Kind)
6 p.m.
Boston Common Frog Pond
38 Beacon Street
Boston, MA 02108
Beacon Hill
Yoga
6 p.m.
Marcella Playground
260 Highland Street
Roxbury, MA 02119
Roxbury
Zumba Kids
6 p.m.
Hunt/Almont Park
40 Almont Street
Mattapan, MA 02126
Mattapan
Class Time Park Neighborhood
Bootcamp
6:30 a.m.
Christopher Columbus Park
110 Atlantic Avenue
Boston, MA 02110
North End
Walking Group
10 a.m.
Moakley Park
1005 Columbia Road
South Boston, MA 02127
South Boston
Class Time Park Neighborhood
Walking Group
8 a.m.
Franklin Park
1 Circuit Drive
Dorchester, MA 02121
Dorchester
Yoga
9:15 a.m.
Franklin Park
1 Circuit Drive
Dorchester, MA 02121
Dorchester
Yoga
10 a.m.
Healy Playground
160 Florence Street
Roslindale, MA 02131
Roslindale
Bootcamp
11 a.m.
Hunt/Almont Park
40 Almont Street
Mattapan, MA 02126
Mattapan

Fitness class descriptions

Bootcamp

Bootcamp classes target your cardiovascular system and muscles by using exercises like jumping jacks, push-ups, and lunges. The instructor uses outdoor elements to conduct the exercises. They will also encourage you to push through the workout.

Cardio Dance

This fun, high-energy dance class incorporates Dancehall moves with cardio exercises. This class will have you sweating from start to finish.

Carnival Fit

This Carnival-based Afro-Caribbean group dance class targets the whole body. You’ll get a workout through the art of dance and the love of Dancehall and Soca.

High Intensity Interval Training

High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT) is repeated bouts of short duration, high-intensity exercise intervals. These are intermingled with periods of lower intensity intervals of active recovery.

Line Dancing

Move to the music in a fun workout that involves choreographed steps and upbeat dancing.

Salsa Dancing

This high-energy dance lesson will have you stepping to salsa music before the Tito Puente Latin Music Concert series.

Tai Chi

Tai Chi, an ancient Chinese martial art, is used as a slow-moving exercise to achieve relaxation and stress reduction. Tai Chi offers benefits for the body, mind, and spirit.

Yoga

Yoga is a physical, mental, and spiritual practice that originated in ancient India. Yoga helps your mental and physical being, releases stress, and expands your energy. Instructors will provide flow movement for people of all levels.

Zumba

Zumba involves energetic dance and aerobic elements. Instructors provide choreographed moves of hip-hop, soca, samba, salsa, merengue, mambo, and martial arts.