October 5, 2022

Enjoy a variety of safe, free outdoor exercise classes for all ages and abilities – led by professionals!
Class descriptions and schedules below. 

Get outside to experience a fun workout in our beautiful parks!
 Some classes have been extended into September and October! Updated: 9/1/22
Classes will be canceled in the event of inclement weather.
All Fitness in the Parks program participants must complete a waiver before participating in their first activity. Waivers can be turned in to the instructor of the first class you attend. Download Providence Park Activities Waiver.
Want to learn more about fitness facilities and parkour courses in Providence? Click here for the Fitness and Parkour Courses Interactive Map.
Stay active, and have fun doing it this summer with Betty Hoop and the Providence Parks Department! Hula Hoops in the Park is a unique and exciting free exercise class aimed to bring awareness to circus arts and alternative styles of fitness, while also encouraging children to develop a physically active lifestyle through hobbies, or encourage adults to try a new form of workout. The hoops are provided; all you need to bring is an open mind. Register online here.
WHERE:
Michael S. Van Leesten Memorial Pedestrian Bridge
WHEN:
September 7, September 14, September 21, and September 28 at 6:15PM

NATIONAL HULA HOOP CELEBRATION
WHERE: India Point Park Pier – 201 India Street, 02903
WHEN: October 1 from 12PM to 7PM
This is a group class format focused on total body conditioning. An instructor will lead you through a different series of exercises using your own body weight, small equipment (provided by instructor) and park structures in a bootcamp style workout. No equipment necessary. Register here.
WHERE: Fargnoli Park – 945 Smith Street, 02908
WHEN: September 6, September 13, September 20, and September 27 at 6:30PM
Join a series of walks led by medical experts to discuss timely health topics.
WHERE: Michael S. Van Leesten Memorial Pedestrian Bridge
WHEN: SEPTEMBER – September 24 at 10:00AM
OCTOBER – October 8 and October 22 at 10:00AM
WHERE: Roger Williams Park Boathouse – 1000 Elmwood Avenue, 02907
WHEN: SEPTEMBER – September 17 at 10:00AM
OCTOBER – October 1, October 15, and October 29 at 10:00AM
Xtreme Hip-Hop puts a modern twist on the popular step aerobics fitness routines first made popular in the 90s. This program is one of the most energetic step aerobics fitness experiences, featuring a breakdown of all beginner moves, followed by a step workout to today’s most popular hip-hop songs. Please note that only the first class of each month (July 6 and August 3) will be offered for free. Register here.
WHERE: Michael S. Van Leesten Memorial Pedestrian Bridge
WHEN: SEPTEMBER – September 18 and September 25 at 8:30AM; September 19 and September 26 at 6:30PM
OCTOBER – October 3, October 10, October 17, Oct 24, and October 31 at 8:30AM; October 3, October 10, October 17, October 24, and October 31 at 6:30PM
Tai Chi, originating as a Chinese martial art, is now recognized as a rejuvenating art practiced for its evidence-based health benefits to:
• Improve balance, coordination, flexibility, strength
• Increase circulation of joint fluid (potentially decreasing pain)
• Enhance internal energy and improve immunity
• Release tension and calm the mind
In this beginner-friendly class, we will learn and practice a short Tai Chi form to improve health and well-being.
Register by emailing .
WHERE: Roger Williams Park Japanese Gardens – 1000 Elmwood Avenue, 02907
WHEN: September 7, September 14, September 21, and September 28 at 5:30PM
Developed by Grandmaster Calvin Chin, this class includes a fundamental training program with exercises and mindful practice of integrated Tai Chi movements to release tension and rigidity in order to regain the ability to become agile, improve balance and coordination, and develop stability and strength. This is an active class, simple but effective in approach, and suitable for first time beginners, as well as experienced.
Register by emailing .
WHERE: Roger Williams Park Japanese Gardens – 1000 Elmwood Avenue, 02907
WHEN: September 7, September 14, September 21, and September 28 at 6:30PM
Perfect For Everybody and every body! We take the “work” out of workout, by mixing low-intensity and high-intensity moves for an interval-style, calorie-burning dance fitness party. Once the Latin and World rhythms take over, you will see why Zumba® Fitness classes are often called exercise in disguise. Super effective? Check. Super fun? Check and check. Zumba® is a total workout, combining all elements of fitness – cardio, muscle conditioning, balance and flexibility, boosted energy and a serious dose of awesome each time you leave class. Sign up here.
WHERE: Michael S. Van Leesten Memorial Pedestrian Bridge
WHEN: September 8, September 15, September 22, and September 29 at 6:30PM
401-680-5000
25 Dorrance Street
Providence, Rhode Island 02903
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