We are excited to partner with area communities to bring you free activities to keep your body and mind moving all year round. All Live Well Waukesha County events are open to the public, so even if you don't live in one of these communities, please join us!
Some thing may be different this summer, but our partner communities are working hard to bring you some fun outdoor fitness activities for the whole family. Check them out below or visit each communities local Parks & Recreation page to see what they have to offer.
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Zumba - Frame Park Shelter | June 9, July 7, August 4 | 6:40-7:40pm
Zumba is the fusion of Latin and International music dance themes that create a dynamic, exciting, effective workout! Routines will feature aerobic/fitness interval training with a combination of fast and slow rhythms that tone and sculpt the body. It is a mixture of body sculpting movement with easy to follow dance steps. Participants are encouraged to bring a water bottle to class.
Yoga - Minooka Park Picnic Area #3 | June 16 & 30, July 14 &28, and August 11 & 25 | 6:00-7:00pm
Restore your spirit, mind, and body with Yoga. Combine flexibility and strength through moving and still poses while you focus on relaxation techniques. Participants are encouraged to bring a mat and water bottle to class.
Bootcamp - Frame Park Playground | June 23, July 21, August 18 | 5:30-6:15pm
Boot Camp combines major fitness components for a challenging, wellbalanced workout including cardiovascular exercise, resistance training, sports conditioning and teamwork. Options are provided for everyone, whether you need less or more intensity. Please meet at the grey and yellow Thrive equipment, located in the Moreland playground at Frame Park (North end off Moreland Blvd.). Participants are encouraged to bring a water bottle to class.
Beach Bootcamp for Families - City Beach | June 13, July 25, August 29 | 9:00-9:45am
This fun and invigorating bootcamp on the beach challenges families to use their bodies to build strength and flexibility while enjoying the great views of Lac La Belle. This is an introduction to fitness bootcamp using only music, while challenging yourself using your body weight. Learn how you and your family can utilize the parks for free fitness. Children under 13 must be accompanied by an adult. Please pre-register at oconomowoc.recdesk.com.
Beach Yoga - City Beach Bandshell | July 22 | 1:00-2:00pm
Enhance your balance, flexibility, core and sense of well-being while enjoying the outdoors. Bring a yoga mat or towel and a water bottle. Children under 13 must be accompanied by an adult.
Yoga on the Green - Village Grean Park | Wednesdays, June 10 - August 26 (6:00-7:00pm) and Saturdays, June 13 - August 29 (8:00-9:00am, no class July 4)
Community Yoga classes offered outdoors downtown by Abundant Joy Yoga. Bring a yoga mat or towel and a water bottle. Children under 13 must be accompanied by an adult.
Cardio Tennis - Fowler Park | June 11 and July 16 | 1:00-2:00pm
Fast paced drills for highly skilled players. Heart pumping fitness with a warm up and cool down. Music included.
PiYo Live - Village Green Park | June 14, July 12, August 9 | 6:00-7:00pm
This Yoga and Pilates-inspired class will re-define your strength while lengthening muscles for an improved range of motion at your joints. Expect to sweat as track sequences flow together and meld with the music in order to elevate your heartrate while reaping the toning benefits. A great class for newcomers and fitness junkies alike!
Pickleball - Westover Park Tennis Courts | All Summer
Pickleball is played on regularly scheduled morning and evening times, Sunday through Friday, beginning in May. Pickleball is a paddleball sport that combines the elements of tennis, badminton and table tennis. It is most popular for “seniors” but adults of all ages are invited to play. Anyone interested in trying pickleball is welcome. No need to bring equipment. Wear court or tennis shoes. For more information call 262-569-2199.
Zumba - Oak Ridge Park | July 14, & August 11 | 5:30-6:30pm
Instructors from the Mukwonago YMCA will help you feel the music as the calories melt away! A fusion of Latin rhythms and dance creates a dynamic and effective aerobic workout. Sweat, smile, and shimmy through easy-to-follow routines inspired by Merengue, Salsa, Cumbia, Reggaeton, and so many more.
Foam Rolling - Oak Ridge Park | July 23 | 5:30-6:30pm
Have you tried foam rolling? This versatile piece of equipment is a great exercise tool. Scott Coonen, Physical Therapist will be teaching you how to use the foam roller to address multiple areas of your body that may be tight or painful. If you have a foam roller, please bring it along, otherwise there will be some available to use during the class.
Learn to Play Pickleball - Buena Park | June 16 (5:00-7:30pm) and August 27 (8:30-11:00am)
Pickleball is a sport anyone can learn to play and enjoy. This game is similar to tennis but is gaining popularity because it requires less movement, yet remains competitive and fun. Balls and paddles will be provided for those that don’t have their own. Come learn the basics and you may even end up registering for our summer-long program!
Yoga - ProHealth Care Park | July 14 | 9:00-10:00am and 6:00-7:00pm
Stretch your body, stretch your mind, stretch your spirit! Learn to integrate and transform your energy into creative newness. Class will focus on fundamental yoga postures, breathing techniques, and guided relaxations. All instructors are fully certified with years of teaching experience! Please wear comfortable clothing and bring a yoga mat. Props such as a yoga block and a blanket may be helpful.
Painting in the Park - Malone Park | July 23 | 6:30-7:15pm and 7:30-8:15pm
Children and adults will follow step-by-step instructions on their way to creating their very own masterpiece! Supplies and instructions will be supplied by Grape Escape LLC. Space is limited so be sure to pre-register!
Lawn Game Olympics - Malone Park | August 8 | 2:00-8:00pm
Contact the Recreation Department and monitor our Facebook page for more information regarding this new and exciting event!
PiYo - Veterans Park | June 2 (6:30-7:15pm) and August 22 (7:30-8:15am)
PiYo combines the strength training—and body lengthening— aspects of Pilates with the core training and stretching elements of yoga to create an entirely new workout experience, according to Trying Fitness. It is low impact and adaptable to all ages and fitness levels.
HIIT Interval Training - Veterans Park | June 4 | 6:30-7:15pm
HIIT Training-is a revolutionary cardio-based total body conditioning program based on the principles of MAX Interval Training. By using MAX Interval Training, HIIT pushes the participant to new training heights, resulting in more calories burned, faster results, and a more efficient metabolism.
Stand-Up Paddleboarding (SUP) & Kayaking - Idle Isle Park | June 15 | 9:00am-1:00pm
Come out and try the Recreation Department’s SUP and kayaking equipment at Idle Isle Park. Each participant will receive a free half-hour. This event is first come, first serve. Free parking for duration of event time ONLY.
POUND - Veterans Park | June 20 | 9:30-10:15am
POUND fitness is a combination cardio and weight training exercise approach that includes some of the rhythmic techniques used in Pilates. Colorful, light-weight (1/4-lb) drumsticks called ripstix add an element of fun to POUND classes while they help exercisers count out the length of time they hold certain positions.
Summer Stretch Yoga - Veterans Park | July 14 (6:30-7:30pm) and July 16 (8:15-9:15am)
This intro class practices a-sa-nas: Any of various bodily positions assumed in yogic exercise. Develop greater body awareness, flexibility, balance and strength. Learn to quiet your mind with breath work. Stretch, de-stress and sleep better. Please bring a yoga mat, exercise mat, or large beach towel, and water bottle.
GENERATION POUND - Veterans Park | August 5 | 6:30-7:15pm
GENERATION POUND® is a youth-oriented program that fuses movement and music to improve focus, coordination, physical fitness and teamwork skills. Adults need to register with their child.