Who wants to get fit for FREE?
Healthy, Fit & Fun promotes exercise and good health in a fun, group setting. People of all ages and abilities are encouraged to come get fit and make new friends while enjoying the beauty of the Esplanade. The Esplanade Association partners with organizations around Boston to offer a diverse array of expert-led fitness classes. All classes are free and open to the public. Registration is required to participate. You may pre-register below or register at the event.
The 2015 season begins with a special kick off event on July 9th and runs through September 10th. Thanks to our partners we are able to offer a great range of programs including favorites from last season as well as exciting new classes. This year we are excited to welcome our snack and beverage partners CLIF, Polar Beverages, and Zico. Attend our classes and get the chance to learn about their products, get free samples, and more!. We hope to see you on the Esplanade this summer! View our program schedule for the 2015 season and fill out our new pre-registration form below. By pre-registering you will receive email updates with any class changes or cancellations. Please note, it may take up to a week to process new email addresses.
Receive Text Alerts – To receive the most up to date alerts for class cancellations or changes please text HFF15 to #51555.
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Healthy, Fit & Fun Kick-off Event
Thursday, July 9th – 6:00pm
Join us for our official Healthy, Fit & Fun kick-off event. Get the chance to meet our sponsors, learn about our classes, enjoy free samples, and get to know more about the Esplanade Association. The kick-off event will also include a sample half hour fitness class which will be open to all who want to participate. Details coming soon!
Tuesdays – 6:00pm
Fusing Latin rhythms and easy to follow moves, nothing is more fun and healthy than a high energy Zumba workout. Routines feature interval training sessions where fast and slow rhythms are combined with resistance training. Come get your groove on and break a sweat on the Esplanade. Classes begin 7/14 Classes sponsored by Healthworks. Refreshments provided by Zico and CLIF.
Please Note: The last Zumba class has been re-scheduled for Wednesday, September 9th. There will be no class on Tuesday, September 8th.
Wednesdays – 6:00pm
Whether you’re a beginner or expert our yoga program allows you to challenge your mind and body while enjoying beautiful river views. Increase your flexibility and muscle tone, while achieving calmness, stress reduction and overall body awareness. Namaste! Classes begin 7/15 Classes sponsored by Athleta. Refreshments provided by Polar Beverages and CLIF.
*Please note: Yoga mats will not be available at class. Participants wishing to use mats should bring their own.
Wednesdays – 6:30pm
Whether you hit the pavement every day or you’re just getting started, runners of all ages and levels are invited to meet at Marathon Sports every Wednesday for the Marathon Sports Run Club. Runners of ALL abilities are welcome and have the option to choose between a 3, 5, or 8 mile route. 6:00pm – Warm Up Come early for the opportunity to stow belongings, stretch, and socialize. You may even get the chance to test new products and receive free vendor give-aways! 6:30pm- Join the Run Pick your route! Break-up into the 3, 5, or 8 mile run group and enjoy a great run through the city of Boston and along the Esplanade. Begins 7/15 Run Club led by Marathon Sports
Thursdays – 6:00pm
With constantly varied, high-intensity functional movements, CrossFit is a training philosophy that coaches people of all shapes and sizes to improve their physical well-being and cardiovascular fitness in a hardcore yet accepting and encouraging environment. CrossFit is designed to be fun, challenging, and effective for people of all fitness levels so why not come down to the Esplanade and see what all of the buzz is about? Classes begin 7/16 Classes sponsored by The Reebok Foundation and led by Rebook Crossfit Back Bay. Refreshments provided by Polar Beverages and CLIF.
Special thanks to our partners