Downtown Grand Rapids Inc. (DGRI) and the City of Grand Rapids Parks & Recreation Department today kick off the Stay Fit Downtown for Free program as a high-quality, low-cost option for Grand Rapidians to pursue their summer wellness goals.

The 9-week program each week features 11 free classes, led by experienced dance and fitness instructors, held in parks and public spaces around Downtown.

Interested participants only need to show up for the scheduled classes. No advanced registration or payment is required.

Here's the full schedule of Stay Fit Downtown classes for summer 2017:


Participants are encouraged to bring a water bottle and wear activity-appropriate clothing and shoes.

The Stay Fit Downtown program runs from June 12 - August 17, 2017.

Cancellations due to weather or other unforeseen circumstances will be announced on the program cancellation line at (616) 456-3699.

Interested citizens can also follow Downtown Grand Rapids Inc. on Facebook for fitness class descriptions and updates.