Fitness

First Ever Bronx Fit Fest Comes to St. James Park

  On Saturday October 5th, head to St. James Park for free fitness classes, dance lessons, roller and silent disco, sports clinics, games, and wellness screenings at the first-ever Bronx Fit Fest. Activities include: Zumba Chairobics Spin Learn to Salsa Obstacle Course Roller & Silent Disco Family Fitness Intro to Tennis Meditation Pickleball Yoga Line Dancing Adventure Hike with the Urban Park Rangers, and more   Bronx Fit Fest Saturday,

Family Adventure Race Heads To The Bronx

  City Parks Foundation has kicked off their Family Adventure Race series, an exciting, parent-child race that incorporates basic exercises and sports skills, and provides a healthy, one-hour dose of fun for parents and youth aged 7-12. The 2019 race makes it’s final stop at Crotona Park in the Bronx on Saturday,  August 10th for a timed course featuring 12 activity stations. Team members must properly perform the required exercise or task together before advancing to the next station and final run to the

5 Bronx Running Groups Anyone Can Join

  The Bronx is running. You’ve probably seen at least one of these running groups posting their next meetup on social media, but if you’ve been meaning to find a group near you- now is your chance. All of the groups below are open to members of all running paces (or walking!) and are all about keeping the Bronx fit and healthy. So grab a friend and finally stick to those

Best Places for Sledding in the Bronx

  If you’re looking for some good spots to head to the next time it snows, we’ve rounded up a list of some recommended hills in the Bronx. We’ll continue to add to this list as more are suggested or we discover new places- so be sure to bookmark this post. Crotona Park -Fulton Avenue and Crotona Park North This is actually the Bronx location for NYC Park’s Snow Days- which

Register for Free Bike Classes in the Bronx

Bike New York offers various bike classes for adults and kids for free. This summer there are two Bike Ride Clubs in Van Cortlandt Park taking place on Saturdays and Sundays until August 19th. The girls Bike Club runs on Saturday and their boy Bike Club runs on Sundays. Although the program has already started since last week, they are still in-taking participants.  These ride clubs are completely free. They

Treetop Adventure at the Bronx Zoo

  By Pope Jackson Anyone who knows me, knows I love outdoor sports.  As a member of the Bronx River Alliance I paddle the river as much as possible.  Nothing gets me excited like amazing experiences right in my backyard.  NYC has never had a shortage of these, but the outdoor adventures were limited.  Well the wait is finally over. Two new attractions featuring three exciting experiences have been completed

Bronx YMCA Offers Free Swim Lessons During Spring Break

As swim season approaches, the YMCA encourages children and parents in New York City to have their Best Summer Ever by exploring the many benefits of swimming, while also keeping safety top of mind. In the Y’s swim programs, participants can enjoy water sports, enhance or learn new techniques, meet new friends and develop confidence, while also learning safety skills that can save lives. As part of National Water Safety

At The Point: Free and Low Cost Winter Classes in the Bronx- For All Ages

BLANK PLATE Culinary Arts & Design Thursdays 4:45-7:30PM Teens 13+ FREE (14 weeks workshop) Blank Plate, the creative culinary program that’s changing a neighborhood, one plate at a time. Learn how to chef a large community meal for No Beef Thursdays! and learn how to design a Hunts Point event. Kick off: Thursday, February 2nd.Contact: Alejandra Delfin to register, 718-542-4139 X.155 (Feb 2, 9 & 16, March 2, 9, 16,

Children's Yoga Offered at Sweet Water Dance & Yoga

Looking for yoga classes for the little ones? Sweet Water Dance & Yoga offers Roots &  River Yoga Class with Jazy every Saturday morning and afternoon. Baby Yoga for ages 2 to 4 takes place at 11 am and Kid’s Yoga at 12. Interested? Sign up for classes via their website at sweetwaterdanceandyoga.com. Drop in and grouped pricing available.   Digg this post Recommend on Facebook share via Reddit Tumblr it

Blink Fitness Opens in Gun Hill + One Year Gym Membership Giveaway

  It’s that time of year! Resolutions to get healthy, get organized, save money, and more. It’s also that time of year when you hear regular gym goers complain about the influx of newbies the first two weeks of the new year, only to never be seen again. Well, time to prove the naysayers wrong! Blink Fitness just opened its most recent location at 3580 White Plains Rd here in the

Free CityParks Senior Fitness

Photo: CityParks Foundation City Parks Foundation welcomes all New Yorkers, 60 and over, to participate in CityParks  Seniors Fitness. The Fall 2016 season of Seniors Fitness programs will begin the week of September 26, and will offer free tennis lessons, yoga instruction and fitness walking in 16 parks across the city. In the Bronx, the program will be offered in Pelham Bay Park, Soundview Park, and Van Cortlandt Park. More info