Get Outside! Fitness Programs at Shelby Farms Park offer a chance for the whole family to get fit, stay active and enjoy being in nature! All Get Outside! Fitness programs are free to attend, and beginners are welcome!
Get Outside! Fitness Programs are made possible by Baptist Memorial Health Care.
Classes are subject to occasional time or date change or cancellation. Classes may be canceled due to severe weather.
Please check the calendar for most up-to-date schedule.
Questions? Please contact Christina Fortenberry at email@example.com.
Relieve stress and increase flexibility by participating in Tai Chi classes led by a certified instructor. Tai Chi is an ancient practice that is enjoyable and safe for every fitness level. The slow, meditative movements of Tai Chi increase strength, range of motion and coordination. Classes can be enjoyed either sitting or standing. Comfortable shoes and loose clothing are recommended. Please bring a personal water bottle.
When: Wednesdays at 3:00pm
Where: AutoZone Front Porch at the First Horizon Foundation Visitor Center
Hoop Fitness is a low-impact, full body cardio workout that can burn up to 700 calories per hour! Workouts will increase core strength, balance, coordination, posture, muscle tone and self confidence, all while having fun!
This isn't your kid's hula hoop! This class uses adult sized hula hoops that make it easier to maintain momentum while waist hooping and that will build strength while moving the hoop around the body.
You are welcome to bring your own fitness hoop or you may borrow one from the instructor. A limited number of hoops will be available in a range of sizes on a first come, first served basis.
When: Saturdays at 9:30am
Where: First Horizon Foundation Visitor Center Lawn
The strength and balance class will be a 45 minute class designed for older adults. Participants will work with light hand weights, resistance bands and small inflatable balls. Class will start with a brief warm-up followed by strength training and light cardio, finishing with a cool down and stretch.
This class will resume in spring 2021.
Whether you’re a Pilates pro or new to the practice, these Pilates mat classes will be a perfect addition to any workout! Please bring your own mat to class. Mats will NOT be provided for the class.
When: April 13, April 27, May 11, May 25 at 5:45pm.
This all-levels yoga class is perfect for people new to yoga or for students who want to reconnect with their fundamentals. Modifications will be given to create a safe and fun yoga practice for all. These classes will challenge you to focus on your mind, body, and breath. Please bring your own mat to class. Mats will NOT be provided for the class.
When: April 20, May 4, May 18, June 1 at 6:15pm.
Work is being done by MLG&W near the Walnut Grove bridge at the Wolf River in the Lucius Burch Natural Area. Pleaes be alert in this area.