It’s Back! Fitness in the Park returns to Big Spring Park

Fitness in the Park runs every Saturday morning through June. (City of Huntsville)

The weather is getting warmer and Huntsvillians are getting outside more, so now is a great time for the city to renew Fitness in the Park at Big Spring Park!

The exercise program takes place every Saturday through June. And the classes are free.

What and when is Fitness in the Park?

Fitness in the Park is free, and includes some great fitness classes. (City of Huntsville)

Mayor Tommy Battle, in collaboration with the Huntsville Parks and Recreation Department and his Healthy Huntsville initiative, is proud to offer these free one-hour group fitness classes, at 9AM each Saturday in May and June.

2022 Fitness in the Park Schedule:

  • Saturday, May 7:   Fit Camp with J’Que from Fitness DEFY’d
  • Saturday, May 14: POUND with Fancy Franklin Fitness & Health
  • Saturday, May 21: Dance Fitness with MERC Fitness Asylum
  • Saturday, May 28: Zumba with Stephanie Mills
  • Saturday, June 4:  Kardio Dance Fitness with Karissa from Kurvy Fitness
  • Saturday, June 11: Yoga with Ryan
  • Saturday, June 18: Pure Barre with Pure Barre Huntsville
  • Saturday, June 25: Workout of the Day with CrossFit Impulse

Classes, led by expert instructors, feature a variety of styles and can be modified to the participant’s comfort level.

Except for Zumba on May 28, which is suitable for ages 12+, all other classes are designed for participants ages 16 and up. Any minors should be accompanied by an adult. The classes will take place in Big Spring Park East. In the event of rain, they will be held under the portico behind Huntsville Utilities.

Great instructors, fun times getting fit

Get in shape this summer at Fitness in the Park. (City of Huntsville)

Exercise is supposed to not only be healthy, but fun as well. Returning instructor Karissa Spears of Kurvy Fitness, says she wants people to know working out doesn’t have to be a chore.

“It can be exciting, fun and exhilarating all at the same time. That’s why I love Fitness in the Park! It’s a great opportunity to try new workouts and figure out what format is best for you. Movement, regardless of the intensity, is great for the body and soul!”

Karissa Spears of Kurvy Fitness

“Great instructors, a beautiful outdoor setting, and the energy and companionship of others combine to make Fitness in the Park a fun, invigorating, and first-rate investment in your physical and mental health, all for only one hour of your time,” said Kevin Ready, Healthy Huntsville Coordinator.

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