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Active Living and Fitness

​The Boston Public Health Commission strives to support the physical activity of Boston residents by providing free fitness classes, supporting active transportation, and promoting other opportunities to get active.

The Boston Parks Summer Fitness Series will run from May 7 through September 2 and include daily in-person and virtual classes in parks throughout Boston! Scroll down for the full schedule and links to sign up!

Summer Fitness Series classes

Summer Fitness Series 2023

All classes are free and open to all!  Email of you'd like the Zoom link without signing up.

Class Day Time

Eventbrite Link

HIIT Sunday 8:00 AM Sign up link
Dance Fit Monday 5:00 PM Sign up link
Yoga Tuesday 7:00 PM Sign up link
Afrobeats Wednesday 6:30 PM Sign up link
Strength & Conditioning Thursday 7:00 AM Sign up link
Chair Yoga Friday 12:00 PM Sign up link
Zumba Saturday 10:00 AM Sign up link

Join an in-person class every week from May 8 - September 2.  Registration is not required but encouraged so we can notify you of any class updates or cacnellations.

Class Day Time Location Neighborhood Eventbrite link
Strength & Conditioning Sunday 9:00 AM Ronan Park Dorchester Link to sign up
Family- Friendly Yoga Monday 5:00 PM Winthrop Square Charlestown Link to sign up
Strength & Conditioning Monday 6:00 PM Christopher Columbus Park North End Link to sign up
Kick It by Eliza Monday 6:00 PM Brighton Common Allston/Brighton Link to sign up
Yoga Monday 6:00 PM Adams Park Roslindale Link to sign up
Afrobeats Cardio Tuesday 6:00 PM Marcella Playground Roxbury Link to sign up
Beginner Salsa Tuesday 6:00 PM Peters Park South End Link to sign up
Zumba Tuesday 6:30 PM Almont Park Mattapan Link to sign up
Tai Chi Wednesday 7:30 AM Elliot Norton Park Chinatown Link to sign up
Line Dancing Wednesday 6:00 PM Franklin Park Dorchester Link to sign up
Yoga Wednesday 6:00 PM Medal of Honor Park South Boston Link to sign up
Pound Wednesday 6:00 PM Mission Hill Playground: Tremont St side Mission Hill Link to sign up
Chair Yoga Thursday 10:00 AM Symphony Park The Fenway Link to sign up
Zumba Tone Thursday 6:00 PM Billings Field West Roxbury Link to sign up
Yoga Thursday 6:00 PM Common Downtown Link to sign up
Zumba Thursday 6:00 PM Mozart Park Jamaica Plain Link to sign up
All-Levels Bootcamp Saturday 9:00 AM Ross Playground Hyde Park Link to sign up
Family Zumba Saturday 10:00 AM LoPresti Park- basketball court East Boston Link to sign up

Boston's Free Fitness Calendar

A one stop shop for all the free fitness activities in the City.

Organizations Supporting Active Living

Active Living Organizations
Organization Name
Mission/ Focus
Collaborative organization, bringing together Mattapan residents, organizations and others to work on improving the food and physical activity environments in Mattapan. MFFC promotes healthy behaviors through its networks and its partnerships with other organizations. MFFC provides leadership through community engagement.
A group of community organizations working together to promote child health and wellness in East Boston.
Promotes the independence, dignity, and well-being of the elderly and disabled.
Dedicated to improving the health of mind, body, and spirit of individuals and families in our communities. We welcome men and women, boys and girls of all incomes, faiths and cultures.
Provides Boston families with the tools and resources needed to live healthy and active lives as part of the hospital’s community mission. It is also designed to help motivate families to set goals and participate in fitness and nutrition activities.
All Dorchester Sports and Leadership Committed to providing the youth of Dorchester with resources to be healthy, active members of the community. They strive to provide the support that will allow children to grow into happy, successful adults, and to accommodate the evolving needs of this unique and wonderful community. 
A nonprofit organization dedicated to providing high-quality fitness opportunities and health education for women and children in Boston neighborhoods in order to prevent and treat chronic diseases, improve health and fitness and promote well-being and empowerment.
The Phoenix

The Phoenix is passionate about helping individuals create vibrant lives in sobriety, and Massachusetts is a great state to get connected with The Phoenix recovery community. They host classes, including yoga, HIIT, CrossFit, book clubs, and social meetups.  Membership cost is 48 hours of sobriety.

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