HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) – The annual Fitness in the Park program is back in 2022 with new workouts, new energy and new faces!

Mayor Tommy Battle, in conjunction with the City’s Parks and Recreation Department and his Healthy Huntsville Initiative, is pleased to offer free one-hour classes at 9 a.m. every Saturday from May through June.

Healthy Huntsville Coordinator Kevin Ready said, “Great instructors, a beautiful outdoor setting, and the energy and camaraderie of others combine to make Fitness in the Park a fun, invigorating, and top-notch investment in your physical and mental health, all for just one hour of your time.

Expert instructors will teach a variety of classes and workout styles. These can also be modified to the comfort level of the participant.

Returning Kurvy Fitness instructor Karissa Spears says she wants people to know that working out doesn’t have to be a chore.

“It can be exciting, fun and exhilarating all at the same time. That’s why I love Fitness in the Park! This is a great opportunity to try new workouts and figure out which format works best for you. Movement, whatever its intensity, is excellent for the body and the mind!

The list of dates and courses is below:

  • Saturday, May 7: Fit Camp with J’Que from Fitness DEFY’d
  • Saturday May 14: POUND with Fancy Franklin Fitness & Health
  • Saturday May 21: Dance Fitness with MERC Fitness Asylum
  • Saturday May 28: Zumba with Stephanie Mills
  • Saturday, June 4: Kardio Dance Fitness with Karissa from Kurvy Fitness
  • Saturday June 11: Yoga with Ryan
  • Saturday, June 18: Pure Barre with Pure Barre Huntsville
  • Saturday June 25: Workout of the day with CrossFit Impulse

All classes except Zumba, which is available for ages 12 and older, are designed for those ages 16 and older. Minors must be accompanied by an adult.

Classes will be held at Big Spring Park East and the rain location will be the gantry behind Huntsville Utilities at 112 Spragins Street. You can find out more on the Healthy Huntsville website or on their Facebook page.