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The Big Green Gym is a workout series using playground equipment at parks in Lancaster city.

Move your workout outside this spring with these events throughout Lancaster County.

Bonus: some are free and can be done on your own schedule.



What: WalkWorks is a free program for all ages open to anyone looking for an easy way to increase physical activity. Lighten Up Lancaster County teamed up with several partners to create a 2-mile walk in southwest Lancaster city.

When: Any time. Mondays at 6 p.m. join a group walk at Farnum Park.

Where: The route starts at Farnum Park, 200 block of South Water Street.

Cost: Free

Details: Find a map of the route at

Mat to Market Yoga

What: Take a free 60-minute yoga class with a different studio or gym organized by Lululemon.

When: Saturday mornings at 9 a.m.

Where: Lululemon showroom, 341 N. Queen St., Lancaster

Cost: Free


Yoga on the Farm at Eagle’s Ridge

What: Take a vinyasa class outside to enjoy the view with Evolution Power Yoga. Indoor space is available in bad weather.

When: Tuesdays in June, 6 to 7 p.m.

Where: The Farm at Eagle’s Ridge, 465 Long Lane, Lancaster.

Cost: Single class is $15. The full series is $50. Bring a yoga mat.


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Big Green Gym

What: Lancaster Recreation Commission’s Big Green Gym park workout guides turn city parks into gyms.

When: Any time

Where: At seven city parks

Cost: Free


Vital Tree Yoga

Vital Tree Yoga will have outdoor yoga Sundays, June through September.

Courtyard Yoga

What: Outdoor yoga class with Vital Tree Yoga. Bring a yoga mat.

When: Saturdays, 10 to 11 a.m., June through September

Where: Railroad House Inn, 280 W. Front St., Marietta

Cost: $12 per class or use Vital Tree Yoga class card.


(Vital Tree Yoga also has an outdoor class at Nissley Vineyards and Winery, 10:30 to 11:30 a.m., Saturday, June 17. The cost is $25 and includes wine samples. The rain date is June 24.)

If you know of an outdoor workout to add, share the details in the comments.