Fitness

Limited Time Only!

212 Health and Performance Bootcamp 4PM on Wednesdays starting on 7/11.  Crazy fun and a great workout.     Free and for adults.

OM Kids 7 PM Yoga Class for Children ages 5+ starting 7/11.  Stretch, relax, have fun and wind down the day.  Bring  a mat or towel.

Fitness Expo 2012


The 3rd annual Fitness Expo is scheduled for Saturday, May 19th.  The Expo is a great time to try short, 30 minute versions of some of the fitness classes that we'll have at the park this summer.  Here's the days's line-up:



10:00  Kids' Races at the park organized by CrossFit Providence
11:00   Parkour
1:00 - 3:00    Providence Children's Museum Pop Up Playground (best for kids ages 5-11)
2:00   212 Health and Performance
2:30   YMCA  
3:00   OM Kids Yoga
4:00   Adult Meditation





Spring/Summer Fitness Schedule 2011

Outdoor exercise classes are underway! Check out the schedule to see what's happening.

The East Side/Mt.Hope YMCA offers hybrid training classes on Mondays at 5:30 PM and Friday mornings at 7:30 AM.  Hybrid training is an all body workout including aerobic and strength building exercises. Both classes are free and include free child care for children ages 2+.   You do not need to be a member of the YMCA to take these classes!

Cancellation Policy:  If there is a 70% chance of rain forecast, classes will be cancelled at the park.  Afternoon classes will be cancelled by noon of that day.  Morning classes will be cancelled by 8PM of the prior day. If you have any questions about whether a Y class is happening, you can call the front desk at 521-0155.   If outdoor classes are cancelled, you are welcome to take a class at the YMCA facility on Hope Street.  Indoor classes are offered at different times, however, and do not include free childcare.

CrossFit Providence  is leading their bootcamp program on Monday, Tuesday and Thursdays at both 6AM and 6PM.  Visit the link for details including price.

Please send your questions and feedback to our Fitness Coordinator Kara Kelley at fitness@friendsofbrownstreetpark.org


Facilities

Brown Street Park boasts one of the three outdoor travelling ring sets, nationwide.  Additional equipment for adults includes olympic rings, parallel bars, chin up bars, climbing ropes and nets. Please visit www.swingaring.com for more information on the use of the travelling and olympic ring sets.

Brown Street Park sits next the Hope High School Athletic Complex.  The outdoor track is home to the nationally recognized Providence Cobras Track & Field Club (current home to two of the fastest HS age runners in Rhode Island).  Their youth program is open to those age 8 to 18.  Click here for more info.  The Athletic Complex also includes 8 tennis courts, 2 baseball diamonds and two playing fields.  The public is welcome to use the Hope High Athletic Complex during the Summer and during non-school and non-event times.
 
Past Events

Here is a slide show and some videos of the 2010 FBSP Fitness Expo Event!



 
Are you interested in learning more about the wonderful new ring swings?  Check out www.swingaring.com