seventh annual Summer time of Free Out of doors Health kicks off


GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. – City of Grand Rapids, Priority Health and Downtown Grand Rapids Inc. Launch 7th Annual Summer of Free Outdoor Fitness Program May 23rd.

Classes are held Monday through Saturday in parks and public spaces across the city.

“The free outdoor fitness series is one of our most popular summer offerings. Community partnerships have allowed us to expand our offering and host a longer series.

“We look forward to another summer of outdoor activity for the community,” said David Marquardt, the city’s Parks and Recreation Director.

There are 17 classes available, including yoga, zumba, kickboxing, HIIT, and barre.

For a full list of courses, dates and times, click here.

“Priority Health is committed to improving the health and well-being of our members and the communities in which we serve and work.

“Promoting fitness in the Grand Rapids community through this initiative is a great way to get people moving and staying fit all summer long.

“We have excellent resources for our members to improve their health and fitness, and it’s just as important to support other efforts to do the same.

“I hope everyone takes advantage of Michigan’s great summer weather and even better fitness classes to help the body, mind and spirit,” said Tom Spring, director of wellbeing and health engagement at Priority Health.

Participants do not need to register for these classes and can find weather forecasts on the Parks and Recreation Facebook page.

You can also call the department’s cancellation hotline at 616-456-3699.

Outdoor fitness classes will be held until September 3rd.

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