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Posted on: July 31, 2020

NEW Outdoor Exercise Classes in the Parks

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Finally you can do a workout class someplace other than your living room! And all outdoor classes follow COVID-19 safety guidelines. Read on for deets.

Get in your best shape yet with F45 Fitness Great Neck Plaza, offered daily in Allenwood Park, with incredible calorie-burning, muscle-building bootcamp sessions. Nationally certified trainers take you through challenging 45-minute sessions and adapt the workout to suit your individual capabilities, ranging from mild for beginners to intense for the athletes. Social distancing at 10-ft. apart and all other mandated Covid-19 precautions strictly observed. Masks worn before and after workouts. Begins Mon., July 27 and runs daily through Fri., Oct. 15 from 7:30 a.m or 6:30 p.m. Saturdays & Sundays at 9 a.m.

Yoga lovers can find inner peace in the great outdoors at our all-level outdoor yoga class. Yoga on Long Island Sound, with Instructor Thalia Gavriel, is held in Steppingstone Park. Perfect your downward dog under blue skies, listening to nature’s music, while overlooking beautiful Long Island Sound. Dress according to the weather; bring a yoga mat. Class meets Wednesdays or Sundays from 9 to 10 a.m., beginning Aug. 12. (runs 8 weeks).                

Outdoor Zumba with Michele is held in Steppingstone Park, for children (ages 3+) and adults (ages 13+). Instructor Michele Tabaroki, owner of ConfiDanze, will have you grooving to the beats of salsa, flamenco and merengue music, dancing you into shape in no time! Join in the fun on Mondays, Wednesdays and Sundays beginning August 10, from 10-11 a.m. (runs 8 weeks).

Pool Programs at Parkwood Family Aquatic Center are open to ALL residents, not just pool members. NEW! Swim Clinic 2020 (ages 7-15).  Participants must be able to swim independently, have knowledge of all four (4) strokes including freestyle, backstroke, breaststroke and butterfly, and comfortable with lap swimming.  Week 1: Mon.-Thurs., Aug. 3-6; Week 2: Mon.-Thurs., Aug.10-13.  Swimming & Diving; Private & Semi-Private Lessons *Lessons need to be booked in advance (Aug. 3 - Aug. 20) by calling the lifeguard office @ 516.487.4673, Ext. 1223. Mon.-Thurs.: 4-5 p.m. or Sun.: 12-1 p.m. & 4-5 p.m. 


For more information and registration on ALL Outdoor Classes and Programs, click here.



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