Sure you can jump on the treadmill or elliptical machine in your hotel's gym. But you're on a getaway! Whether you're in town for business or leisure, take some time out for yourself and recharge with one of these group workout options. Not only will you burn some calories, you'll have fun doing it and get to experience more of our great region!
6 p.m. Tuesdays & Wednesdays, April-October
Work up a sweat in the fresh outdoors on the Civic Lawn at the park. FREE classes on Tuesday and Wednesday evenings feature a variety of workout options - like boot camp, pilates and Zumba - led by licensed, trained instructors.
9 a.m. Saturdays, April-October
FREE fitness classes on Saturday mornings feature a variety of exercise styles including yoga, boot camp, kick boxing and Zumba, all lead by licensed instructors from the YMCA.
Yoga with Art | 21c Museum Hotel
9:30 a.m. Sundays (all year)
Bring your own mat and flex those creative muscles as you work through a variety of poses in one of the contemporary art galleries. Sessions are just $5 at the door and are led by certified yoga teachers from Modo Yoga. Once you are fully stretched, check out all the amazing artwork in the venue's free galleries open 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
Zumba, Yoga and CrossFit | Summit Park
Various start times and days, May-September
Stretch, dance and burn the calories away with FREE fitness classes held in Blue Ash's Summit Park. Classes include yoga, Zumba, CrossFit, Salsa dancing and H.I.I.T. workouts.
7 p.m. Thursdays, May-September
Burn calories while you burn up the dance floor! Show off your best Cha-Cha to the sounds of hot salsa bands, and learn tips from expert instructors who take to the dance floor to teach the basic steps. All this fun and cardio is FREE.
FSQ Fit | Fountain Square
6 p.m. April-May
Join Cycle Bar for a FREE spinning class on the square. Registration is required.
Rock Climbing | Climb Time of Blue Ash
Open daily, except for holidays
No experience is required to tackle the 7,000 square feet of climbing facilities here! The venue specializes in bouldering but offers a variety of top-rope climbing. Day passes are available for $10.
Running and Walking Paths
You can also check out the running and walking paths at any one of our numerous parks, the Ohio River Trail and Licking River Greenway and Trails; pedal away the pounds on the Loveland Bike Trail, find a more city-centric route at the Cincinnati Bike Center or jump on a Cincy Red Bike (multiple locations throughout Cincinnati) to explore town while burning calories.