Fitness in the Parks
About Fitness in the Parks
**2017 Fitness in the Parks calendar coming soon. For year-round parks and recreation fitness classes, visit our Fitness Classes page. **
Fitness in the Parks is a free outdoor exercise program that brings a variety of fitness activities to many of Saint Paul’s beautiful parks. Getting started is easy. Just pick a class you like and show up! There is no registration required and classes are open to all fitness levels. All ages welcome and no experience is necessary. Follow us on Facebook and Twitter for updates and cancellations.
Find detailed class descriptions, learn about our fitness partners, and browse the schedule.
Use this link for an alternative calendar view.
Locations & Meeting Spots
Some parks have multiple meeting locations. Classes at small parks are easily visible and do not always list a location.
- Mears Park - (Main stage)
- Phalen Regional Park- (Beach House)
- Harriet Island Regional Park - (Target stage)
- Raspberry Island Regional Park - (Main stage)
- Indian Mounds Regional Park - (Picnic grounds)
- Cherokee Regional Park - (Main picnic area)
- Summit Overlook Park - (New York Eagle statue)
- Mattocks Park
- Rice Park - (Fountain)
- Boyd Park
- Upper Landing Park
- Hidden Falls Regional Park (North Gate)
- Sackett Park
- Hillcrest Knoll Park
- Highland Park (Southeast corner of Montreal Ave & Edgcumbe Rd)
- Como Regional Park - (View all Como Park locations)
- Central Village Park
- Langford Park
Baraza is a ten week program to promote and motivate women towards healthier lifestyles.
Fitness in the Parks classes are led by local businesses and fitness instructors who have partnered with the City of Saint Paul. Our 2016 partners include: The Resistance Movement, American Strength Training Center, Tula Yoga and Wellness, Saint Paul Athletic Club, Express Fitness, Heaven on Earth Healing, St. Paul East Side YMCA, Como Park Yoga & Wellness, I Love Kickboxing, YWCA of St. Paul, Herbachamp Fit Camp, Capture the Flag, Rooted & Rising, Vanjie & Carol T’ai Chi Chih, Marlene Vernon T’ai Chi Chih, Seven Spokes Bike Shop, Naked Nina's Nutrient Bar, and Corepower Yoga. We thank all our partners for their commitment to the health and wellness of all Saint Paul residents.
Thank you to our 2015 partners: American Strength Training Center, I Love Kick Boxing, Saint Paul Athletic Club, MGayle Studios, Teach to Breath Pilates, Dancers Studio, YMCA, Legacy American Martial Arts, Awaken for Wellness, Sarah Zen Yoga, Skyway Fitness, Tula Yoga and Wellness, Crossfit Slipstream, Primal Athlete and Yoga for Every Body.