“Healthy Parks, Healthy You” Fitness Boot Camp

Seattle Parks and Recreation has your ticket to fitness – Boot Camp. This six- week class offers an hour once or twice a week of the best body conditioning and muscle toning exercises for every body type and fitness level.  The course runs from January 11 through February 17 at Green Lake Community Center.

Parks offers this class in keeping with its “Healthy Parks, Healthy You” initiative, which promotes physical activity and wellness programs that help individuals and families lead healthy lifestyles.

A certified and experienced Boot Camp instructor delivers guidance, encouragement, and safe and effective exercises in a friendly environment. Every participant will be challenged differently at his or her own level.

The program runts Tuesdays and Thursdays at noon from January 11 through February 17.  The program is being offered in a one or two day program with cost for the 6-week one-day program being $60 and for the 6-week two-day program $120.

Boot Camp meets at the Green Lake Park outdoor basketball courts near the Green Lake Community Center building.  Metro transit from West Seattle options include th #54, 55, 21, 22, 120 and 125 to downtown and then #26 or #5 to Green Lake.  Click here to call up Metro’s bus schedule service or here to use Metro’s Trip Planner.

What to expect:

  • Stretching
  • Abdominal and core training
  • Running and walking
  • Stair-climbing
  • Resistance training
  • Agility and endurance drills
  • Partner and team drills

What to bring:

  • Good, supportive running shoes
  • Exercise mat
  • One pair of three- to 10-pound dumbbells
  • Water
  • Layered clothing for the outdoors

For more information, please call Antoinette Daniel, Citywide Athletics Recreation Program Coordinator, at 206-684-7092 or email her at antoinette.daniel@seattle.gov.

For more information on the Healthy Parks, Healthy You initiative, please see http://www.seattle.gov/parks/healthyparks/.

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