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Boston Parks winter fitness series

Update: The winter fitness series has been postponed due to public safety concerns related to the coronavirus (COVID-19). For more information, visit the City's coronavirus website.

Join us at free fitness classes in neighborhoods across the City. Classes start on January 5 and end on May 1. 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.

Weekly class schedule

Weekly class schedule
CLASS TIME PARK NEIGHBORHOOD
​Walking Group / Snowshoeing
​9 a.m.
​ FRANKLIN PARK CLUBHOUSE
​Dorchester
CLASS TIME  PARK ​NEIGHBORHOOD
​YoGa
​6 p.m.
​Paris Street Community Center
​East Boston
CLASS TIME PARK NEIGHBORHOOD
​Strength training
​11 a.m.
​BCYF Gallivan Community Center
​Mattapan
Yoga
​11 a.m.
​Veronica B. Smith Senior Center
​Brighton
CLASS TIME PARK NEIGHBORHOOD
Zumba Gold
​10 a.m.
​Charlestown Golden Age Community
​Charlestown
​Boot camp
​6 p.m.
​ADSL Building at Towne Field
​Dorchester
Barre
6:30 p.m.
BCYF Vine Street Community Center
Roxbury
POUND
7 p.m.
Anna Mae Cole Center
Jamaica Plain
CLASS TIME PARK NEIGHBORHOOD
Chair yoga
​10 a.m.
​Morville House at Symphony Park
​Fenway
Zumba
​6 p.m.
​BCYF Curtis Hall
​Jamaica Plain
CLASS TIME PARK NEIGHBORHOOD
Cardio fitness
​10 a.m.
​The Bubble at Carter Field
​South End

Fitness class descriptions

BARRE
  • A workout technique inspired by elements of ballet, yoga, and Pilates.
  • Focuses on low-impact, high intensity movements designed to strengthen and tone your body.
Bootcamp
  • Target your cardiovascular system and muscles utilizing exercises such as jumping jacks, push-ups, and lunges.
Cardio Fitness
  • A fun, high-energy dance class that incorporates Dancehall moves with cardio combinations. 
  • This class will have you sweating from start to finish!
Chair Yoga
  • A gentle form of yoga that can be done sitting on a chair, or standing on the ground while using the chair for support.
POUND
  • A combination of cardio and weight training exercises that includes some techniques from Pilates.
  • Using lightly weighted drumsticks, POUND transforms drumming into an incredibly effective work out. 
Strength Training
  • An exercise designed to increase lean muscle tissue and improve structural strength.
  • You will lose excess body fat, increase your endurance, and receive several additional physical and psychological benefits.
Walking / Snowshoeing Group
  • Come experience the strength-training and cardio benefits of walking and snowshoeing through our beloved Franklin Park. 
  • Meet at the William J. Devine Clubhouse and embark on a group walk that is sure to work your core, quads, and lung capacity!  
  • Please note that distances may vary.
Yoga
  • A physical, mental, and spiritual practice that originated in ancient India. Instructors will provide flow movement for people of all levels. 
  • This class challenges your mental and physical being, releases stress, and expands your energy.
ZUMBA
  • A fitness program that combines Latin and international music with dance moves. 
Zumba GOLD
  • A lower-intensity version of the typical Zumba class. It's approachable by all, regardless of fitness level.
  • Zumba Gold builds cardiovascular health by challenging the heart. The class works the muscles of the hips, legs, and arms with Latin-inspired dance moves.