Fitness in the Park
New Year - Close to Home - Free - Trendy Fitness Classes - All Are Welcome
If you’re looking to shake up your exercise routine in the New Year and want the motivation of a group, the City of Buckeye offers FREE workout programs in the evenings at Sundance Park, Monday through Thursdays, 6:30 – 7:30pm. This popular ongoing program took a holiday break, but is back in full force beginning the week of January 9th. The newly renovated Sundance Park offers a large park for the kids to play while the parents complete their 1-hour workout in eye shot of the kids. The music is great; the classes are the most popular offered at gyms across the county and its absolutely FREE all you need is a water bottle and to show up!
Try one or multiple options, led by certified instructors that are fun and upbeat and you’re guaranteed to leave sweaty!
On Mondays, try Ignite Yoga, to learn yoga postures, breathing techniques and proper alignment. Tuesdays, PiYo offers a high intensity low impact workout that combines Pilates and Yoga moves. Wednesdays, POUND provides a unique sweat, sculpt and rocking workout using lightly weighted drumsticks to ‘perform’ your way to a great physique. Thursdays, take part in CrossFit Fury, a full body workout the combines cardio, weight lifting, core training and more.
Make friends and excite your exercise routine. No need to pre-register just show up! Open to beginners and experts alike, all ages. Come out and give it a try, meet your neighbors, get the kids out of the house and enjoy your City's fitness offerings!
Sundance Park is located at 22865 W. Lower Buckeye Road, Buckeye. Programs are offered in an open field. Just follow the signs when you come to the park.
For more information about the program, please visit www.buckeyeaz.gov/recreation or call 623-349-6350.
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