Fitness in the Parks

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Fitness in the Parks is a FREE exercise program that brings a variety of fitness opportunities within our parks and natural areas across Prince George’s County! We invite you to find the class that suits your fitness goals, and to come discover the benefits of exercising in nature. 

Program Overview


Our Fitness in the Parks classes runs spring, summer, and fall at M-NCPPC sites throughout Prince George’s County. Classes are scheduled for approximately one hour and are designed for all fitness levels. Certified Instructors teach our fitness classes. Find a class in a park near you!

Benefits of Exercising Outdoors


Exercising outdoors provides an opportunity to be physically active in a constantly changing environment. Using your local park, running on a nearby trail or simply walking around your neighborhood are all great ways to meet your neighbors and your fitness goals! While exercise can enhance your physical health, being connected with your community and having a number of positive relationships can help improve your mental health as well.

Some other benefits include:
  • Mind-body wellness
  • Improved self-image and self confidence
  • Low-cost and easily accessible outdoor fitness classes
  • You get to soak up the sun!

Class Information


Stay tuned for our spring 2019 schedule.
 
Looking for fitness options while waiting for our Fitness is the Parks program to return? Check out some of these wonderful locations throughout the Department of Parks and Recreation to satisfy your fitness needs!
 
Tuesdays and Thursdays, November 6-December 18, 5:15-6pm
Fitness Boot Camp
$42(R) $55(NR) $32(IA) 
Prince George’s Sports and Learning Complex
8001 Sheriff Road, Landover, 20785
(301) 583-2400
 
Tuesdays and Thursdays, November 8-December 20, 8:00-8:55am
Aerobics: Hula Hoop
$38 (R) $50 (NR) 
Upper Marlboro Community Center
5400 Marlboro Race Track Road, Upper Marlboro, 20772
(301) 627-2828
 
Saturdays, November 10-December 1, 9:00-10:00am
High Intensity Interval Training
$35(R) $46(NR) 
Bowie Community Center
3209 Stonybrook Drive, Bowie, 20715
(301) 464-1737
 
Saturdays, November 10-December 1, 10:30-11:30am
Zumba: Toning
$39 (R) $78 (NR) 
Langley Park Community Center
1500 Merrimac Drive, Langley Park 20783
(301) 445-4508
 
Mondays and Wednesdays, November 12-December 17, 7:45-8:45pm
Fitness Boot Camp
$25 (R) $33 (NR) 
Harmony Hall Regional Center
10701 Livingston Road, Fort Washington, 20744
(301) 203-6040
 
Tuesdays and Thursdays, December 4-January 3, 6:30-7:30pm
Adult Aerobics
$19 (R) $25 (NR)
Hillcrest Heights Community Center
2300 Oxon Run Drive, Temple Hills, 20748
(301) 505-0897
 
Mondays, November 14-December 5, 6:30-7:30pm
Spinning
$50 (R) $65 (NR) 
Kentland Community Center
2413 Pinebrook Avenue, Landover 20785
(301) 386-2278
 
Mondays, Wednesdays & Fridays, November 5- January 21 6:30-7:15am
Spinning
$33 (R) $43 (NR)
Southern Regional Technology & Recreation Complex
7007 Bock Rd, Fort Washington, 20744
(301) 749-4160
 
Tuesdays and Thursdays, November 29-January 24, 6:00-8:00pm
Fitness Boot Camp
$100 (R) $130 (NR) 
College Park Community Center
5051 Pierce Avenue, College Park, 20740
(301) 441-2647
 

Interested in a free 5K?


Register at http://www.parkrun.us
Every Saturday at 9am at Acredale Park!

Additional Information

For more information, call 301-446-6800, TTY 301-699-2544 or e-mail wellness@pgparks.com. Classes may be cancelled due to inclement weather or wet grounds. Call 301-927-0822 for weather related cancellations.

ADA Accommodations

We encourage and support the participation of individuals with disabilities. Register at least a minimum of two weeks in advance of the program start date to request and receive a disability accommodation.