Free Fitness for All

The end of summer may be nearing, but there are still plenty of ways to maintain that perfect beach body in Stamford. Throughout the warmer months, the city offers a variety of outdoor fitness classes, from yoga and Zumba, to cardio blast sessions, Pilates and more. And the best part?—They’re free! So the next time you’re debating working out, there’s officially no excuse! Head on out to the ever-active city of Stamford—chances are there’s something to get you on the move.

Fitness at Harbor Point

Harbor Point is constantly thinking of ways to build the community. Between its serene coastal setting, nearby local experts and primarily young, active residents, this now thriving area of Stamford offers an ideal environment for convenient outdoor fitness classes that people will actually want to attend. Here’s what’s happening now…

Origin Fitness

  • Workout in Commons Park (Mondays at 6:30 PM-7:15 PM)

Mantra Mind Body

  • Yoga in Commons Park (Tuesdays at 6:30 PM-7:30 PM)

Exhale Spa

  • Flow Yoga in Commons Park (Wednesdays 7 PM-8 PM)
  • Flow Yoga on the Boardwalk (Sundays at 9:45 AM-10:45 AM)

Latin Moves Dance Studio

  • Latin Moves Dance Class in Harbor Point Square (Thursdays at 6:30 PM-8 PM)

Chelsea Piers

  • Cardio Blast in Commons Park (Thursdays at 6:30 PM-7:30 PM)

For a complete list of activities, visit Harbor Point’s monthly calendar here.

Of course, there are also fitness-based special events that take place at Harbor Point, including the SoundWaters HarborFest on Saturday, August 27th. This waterfront event celebrates Stamford’s coastal beauty and amenities, featuring an array of workout opportunities guided by local instructors, including boardwalk yoga, Zumba, and even paddleboard yoga—that’s one way to find your inner (and outer) balance! Click here to learn more about HarborFest, and to register for an activity today.

Mill River Park:

Over at Mill River Park, a world-class park located in downtown Stamford, there are even more exercise opportunities in yet another beautiful setting. See below for a list of free activities, and take your pick!

Bollyfit (Tuesdays at 7PM-8 PM)
Afro Flow Yoga (Wednesdays at 7 PM-8 PM)
​Zumba in the Park (Thursdays at 7 PM-8 PM, and Saturdays at 11 AM- 12 PM)
​Bootcamp (Saturdays at 8:30 AM- 9:30 AM)
Sunrise Yoga (Sundays at 8:45 AM-9:45 AM)
Pilates in the Park (Sundays at 10 AM-11 AM)

Click here to view all upcoming Mill River Park activities and events.

Latham Park:

Heading to the Saturday morning Farmers Market on Bedford Street? Don’t forget your yoga mats! During the summer, the Stamford YMCA conducts “Wellness Under the Sun,” a free outdoor program that kicks off the morning with some energetic Zumba at 9 AM, and yoga at 10:15 AM. After working out, be sure to grab some delicious, locally grown produce from the market—A fresh start to the weekend, indeed!



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