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The Beatrice Family and Friends Club

Do you want to drop a few pounds or just want to get in shape? These are a wonderful group of people to get in contact with. They do the walk and talk, low impact aerobics, zumba, and yoga. They are small in number but growing.  

Wednesday Walk & Talk

DETAILS WHERE: 200 Municipal Drive Hoover, AL   ( Map ) USER RATING: Not Rated WHEN: Jul 13, 2016: 8:30 am - 9:30 am (Wed) Jul 20, 2016: 8:30 am - 9:30 am (Wed) Jul 27, 2016: 8:30 am - 9:30 am (Wed) TAGS: Physical Activity, Walking Clubs, Physical Activity, free

During this year, the Adult Summer Reading events at Hoover Public Library are focusing on health and fitness. Join them each Wednesday from July 13th - July 27 to log some steps and chat about books, movies and more during an easy stroll around Howard Lake before the library opens. The walk begins at and ends at the library.

Pineapple Low-Impact Exercise Class

The Pineapple Exercise class is held on Monday's Tuesday's and Thursday. The hours are  from 4pm until 6pm at the building connected to the  Pineapple health center. The exercise class is open to the public everyone is welcome. Come out and have a great time walking down the pounds and walk into a better you.

Interlink Drug Store

This is our friendly family based pharmacy that has a real caring attitude and shows so much support to the community. Interlink is located beside  Dr. Robinson's office. This office not only show care to the community but they also do home deliveries to the ones who are unable to pick up their medications. Their hours of operation are Monday Thru Saturday...

Pineapple Walking Trail

DETAILS WHERE: County Road 59   ( Map ) USER RATING: Not Rated TAGS: Physical Activity, Parks

The walking trail is open to the public 24 hours a day. The 1 mile walk is breath talking and it is just lovely for the family or if you just want to just meditate. The trail is located near the Pineapple health center . This is a great place to run,walk bike ride or what ever you would like to do.

Red Mountain Park

DETAILS WHERE: 2011 Frankfurt Drive   ( Map ) USER RATING: Not Rated WHEN: 11:00 AM to 12:30 PM every Saturday beginning January 23rd TAGS: Greater Birmingham Area, Physical Activity, Parks, Events, Healthy Families, Family-Friendly Activities, Healthcare

NOW OFFERING GUIDED HIKES–EVERY SATURDAY BEGINNING JAN. 23RD What: See how Birmingham became “The Magic City”! You will meet your guide at the Trailhead and take an engaging walk along the ruins of old mine structures and railroad beds, learning how Red Mountain iron ore once fed the nation’s thirst for steel. Whether you are a history buff,...

UAB HealthSmart

At UAB's HealthSmart, our mission is better health for all. Chronic problems such as diabetes, high blood pressure, high cholesterol and obesity are very common but also very preventable. As a client of UAB HealthSmart, you have access to the most up-to-date disease prevention services and information. Participation in our FREE health profiles (which reveal...

FREE Zumba classes at UAB HealthSmart

Regular Exercise Controls Weight and Increases Lifespan Visit UAB HealthSmart on Thursdays for one of our ZUMBA fitness classes led by Angela Scoggins-Watson, a licensed ZUMBA instructor. Wear comfortable clothes, and bring a towel and water. Class sizes are limited to first 15 registrants! Please call 205-996-2304 in advance to attend. If this is...

Free Fitness Consultation By UAB HealthSmart

UAB HealthSmart can help you develop an exercise plan that works for you. Receive a free fitness consultation every Tuesday through Friday between 10 am and 2 pm. Exercise protects you from chronic disease. It also helps to control weight, improve mood, and boost energy. Whether you're trying to lose weight, tone, or build muscle mass, it's important to...

UAB HealthSmart’s Walk Feel Alive Program

Lose Weight and Boost Health by Walking Regularly Attend UAB HealthSmart's free WALK Talk, offered Tuesdays at noon, to learn about the health benefits of walking and to get a free WALK Kit (free t-shirt, water bottle, step counter, and sling pack) to increase your steps. Then join our exercise specialist for a WALK each Tuesday at 12:30 p.m. Be...

Zumba at UAB HealthSmart

At UAB's HealthSmart, our msision is better health for all. Start a new after work habit, join us for Zumba every Thursday at 5:30PM!

Move it to improve it: Exercise for your health

DETAILS USER RATING: Not Rated TAGS: Physical Activity, Online Resources

Regular exercise can improve your overall health and reduce your risk for chronic conditions. You need 2 types of physical activity in order to better your health, aerobic and muscle strengthening. Aerobic exercise or “cardio” can be activities such as jogging, bike riding, water aerobics, or pushing a lawn mower. Muscle-strengthening exercises...

Red Mountain Park

DETAILS WHERE: 2011 Frankfurt Drive   ( Map ) USER RATING: Not Rated WHEN: Hike Dates: October 18th, November 15th, January 17th, February 21st, March 20th and April 17th. TAGS: Greater Birmingham Area, Physical Activity, Parks, Events

Friends of Red Mountain Park Hike Series is ready to kick off its third consecutive year of hiking, exploring, learning and discovering! Join us for FREE guided trail hikes at Red Mountain Park every third Sunday of the month at 2:00 PM. Each hike will offer a unique look into the history, nature and exciting plans for a signature urban green space. All...

Friends of Red Mountain Park Nature Hike

Be an important part of building Red Mountain Park's plant inventory on this 2 mile, moderate difficulty hike! Help identify as many species of wildflowers and unique flora at the Park as possible, and maybe you'll discover a new species named after you! This hike will be an interpretive, conversation based exercise led by a botanical expert. For this...

The LightHouse at Vestavia Hills United Methodist Church

DETAILS WHERE: 2061 Kentucky Avenue Vestavia Hills, AL   ( Map ) USER RATING: Not Rated WHEN: Circuit Classes: Monday/Tuesday/Thursday 5:30 - 6:30 PM Body Recall: Monday/Wednesday/Friday 8:15 - 9:15 AM Zumba: Monday/Wednesday 5:30 PM, Saturday 9:00 AM TAGS: Greater Birmingham Area, Physical Activity, Exercise Classes

The Lighthouse is the leisure and recreational facility at the church. Use of the facilities is free to both Church members and non-members.  They offer three classes, Circuit Training, Body Recall, and Zumba. There are also a variety of cardio and weight training machines. Check out their website or call them for more information!

Volunteer Vacation at Red Mountain Park

Beginning March 30th and running through April 3rd Red Mountain Park is hosting Volunteer Vacation! This year’s Volunteer Vacation is going to be a little different in that we are offering morning and afternoon time slots; 9:00 AM to Noon and 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM. Stay the whole time or part of the time, that is up to you, all we ask is that you have fun...

Railroad Park’s Get Healthy Crunk Fitness

DETAILS WHERE: Railroad Park 1600 1st Ave S Birmingham, AL   ( Map ) USER RATING: Not Rated WHEN: Monday nights from 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm. TAGS: Southside, Physical Activity, Exercise Classes

Crunk Fitness, 6:00 pm-7:00pm Monday nights at Railroad Park, is a fun, high-energy, hip-hop dance workout for all levels. It involves a combination of basic aerobics movements and funky hip-hop dance moves, broken down so anyone can do it. You can tone up-lose weight, transform your body, and have a blast! GET HEALTHY participants will receive top-level...

Yoga at Railroad Park

DETAILS WHERE: 1600 1st Avenue South Birmingham, AL   ( Map ) USER RATING: Not Rated WHEN: Thursdays, 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM TAGS: Southside, Physical Activity, Exercise Classes

YOGA AT RAILROAD PARK is a form of exercise that strengthens and tones the body, promoting balance and flexibility, while quieting the mind. Yoga is for the beginning as well as advanced student. This class is FREE thanks to Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Alabama. Participants will meet up in The Meadow on Thursdays from 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM. Please arrive 15...

Get Healthy with Bootcamp at Railroad Park

DETAILS WHERE: 1600 1st Avenue South Birmingham, AL   ( Map ) USER RATING: Not Rated WHEN: Tuesdays, 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM TAGS: Central City, Southside, Physical Activity, Exercise Classes

Bootcamp at Railroad Park is the class you will love to hate. By using just your body weight, this workout routine will help tone muscles, build endurance, and boost metabolism. This class is FREE thanks to Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Alabama. Please arrive 15 minutes early to register. You will be required to sign-in each time you participate in this...

Happy Feet Fridays at Railroad Park

HAPPY FEET FRIDAYS! at Railroad Park. Get your feet moving in the right direction with a 60-minute low to high impact walk/run course designed to wake up, shape up, or maintain the inner athlete in you. Happy Feet Friday will teach you proper walk/run techniques to maximize your current fitness goals. Walking is safe and simple way to be active! So whether...

Zumba at Railroad Park

DETAILS WHERE: 1600 1st Avenue South Birmingham, AL   ( Map ) USER RATING: Not Rated WHEN: Wednesdays, 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM TAGS: Central City, Southside, Physical Activity, Exercise Classes

Zumba at Railroad Park is a Latin inspired dance fitness class. It blends easy Latin dance moves with aerobic steps. The class is fun, energizing, and easy to follow. This class is FREE thanks to Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Alabama. Participants will meet up on Wednesdays from 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM. Please arrive 15 minutes early to register. You will be...

UAB Tuesday Walking Group

No need to walk alone. Join others every Tuesday in August to train for the Blazer Fun Run or just get some social exercise. Meet at 5 p.m. in the West Pavilion Atrium and walk to and from Railroad Park.

Total Body Fitness in 30 Minutes at UAB HealthSmart

Absolute 30 - Total Body Fitness Regular physical activity helps improve your overall health and fitness, and reduces your risk for many chronic diseases. Absolute 30 provides you with a thirty minute workout with cardio and strength training exercises to help you burn fat, lose weight, and tone. We will target everyone's needs while also...

YMCA Diabetes Prevention Program

https://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=MUbD2tjE9F4 The YMCA’s Diabetes Prevention Program is a yearlong, lifestyle change intervention designed specifically for adults at high risk of developing type 2 diabetes.  Participants meet together weekly as a small group to take small steps that lead to big changes! New Classes begin...

Free Line Dancing Class at Harrison Park Recreation Center

Visit Harrison Park Recreation Center for FREE line dancing classes on Thursdays at 7 pm!

UAB Walking Trails

DETAILS USER RATING: Not Rated TAGS: Southside, Physical Activity, Online Resources

UAB Walking Trails are available throughout the medical and academic campus as a path for faculty and staff to live healthy and exercise regularly.  Employees now have half-mile and mile-long indoor and outdoor walking trails for use at lunch or other times. The UAB Medicine trails are named for the UAB core values: Own It, Always Care, Do Right and Work...

Mommy and Me Time Fitness

Mommy and Me Time Fitness offers a variety of fitness classes for Moms.  Prenatal and Postnatal fitness, Mommy & Me Bootcamp, Mommy Fit, Zumba and Pilates.  Moms, Moms To Be, and even Grandmas, of all fitness levels, and children of all ages are welcome! The class schedule is :  Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday 9:20am in Homewood Tuesday...

Zumba at Ensley Park Recreation Center

DETAILS WHERE: 2800 Avenue K   ( Map ) USER RATING: Not Rated WHEN: 6 to 7pm TAGS: Ensley, Physical Activity, Exercise Classes

Ensley Park Recreation Center offers zumba classes every Monday and Wednesday from 6 pm to 7 pm for a fee of $3.

Be active: Bike!

Bicycle riding is a fun and easy way to get exercise in our city. Many roads have plenty of room for cyclists and cars to co-exist safely. Every day, Birmingham is becoming more accessible for people who want to ride. Not only are bicycles great for staying physically active, they also provide an alternative means of transportation. Imagine going on...

Hike with us: Discover hiking trails and events near you!

DETAILS USER RATING: Not Rated TAGS: Greater Birmingham Area, Physical Activity, Parks, Events

Celebrate American Hiking Society’s National Trails Day® on June 7 at Red Mountain Park! Enjoy a two-mile hike starting at 9am along Red Mountain’s most popular trail, the Ridge walk. If you enjoy hiking, consider joining one of these sponsored hikes: Southeastern Outings will lead a moderately easy four-mile hike on the Brookside Walking...

Moss Rock Preserve

A perfect balance of nature and community, Moss Rock Preserve is a beautiful 250 acre nature preserve abundant with trees and plants, rock outcroppings, streams, waterfalls, wildlife and other unique natural features. Currently Moss Rock Preserve is home to four rare species of plants and a rare variant of Little River Canyon Sandstone Glade - one of only...

D2 Line Dancing by Desi Keith

D2 Line Dancing By Desi Keith, will teach you the latest line dances and you will burn off some calories at the same time! Classes are $5 per session or $30 for a monthly membership.

Family Yoga Series at Birmingham Botanical Gardens

Enjoy this unique opportunity for healthy fun with the family in the gardens. This energetic class will incorporate individual and partner yoga poses for strength and balance, plus breathing exercises to help foster calm and focus. Our garden inspired crafts will assist in cooling the mind and body. For ages 3 and up. Classes are every Saturday at 9 am from...

Harrison Park

This newly renovated park in the West End of Birmingham will soon feature activities like  Line Dancing Lessons for Beginners, Zumba, Walking and Fitness Programs, Tennis Camps, an Outdoor Basketball League team along with a monthly Biking Rodeo. "A SPARK to the PARK", an effort to attract community members to the park, will be organizing activities in the...

Upcoming Events:

Red Mountain Park

DETAILS WHERE: 2011 Frankfurt Drive   ( Map ) USER RATING: Not Rated WHEN: Hike Dates: October 18th, November 15th, January 17th, February 21st, March 20th and April 17th. TAGS: Greater Birmingham Area, Physical Activity, Parks, Events

Friends of Red Mountain Park Hike Series is ready to kick off its third consecutive year of hiking, exploring, learning and discovering! Join us for FREE guided trail hikes at Red Mountain Park every third Sunday of the month at 2:00 PM. Each hike will offer a unique look into the history, nature and exciting plans for a signature urban green space. All...

Scheduled Resources:

UAB HealthSmart

At UAB's HealthSmart, our mission is better health for all. Chronic problems such as diabetes, high blood pressure, high cholesterol and obesity are very common but also very preventable. As a client of UAB HealthSmart, you have access to the most up-to-date disease prevention services and information. Participation in our FREE health profiles (which reveal...

FREE Zumba classes at UAB HealthSmart

Regular Exercise Controls Weight and Increases Lifespan Visit UAB HealthSmart on Thursdays for one of our ZUMBA fitness classes led by Angela Scoggins-Watson, a licensed ZUMBA instructor. Wear comfortable clothes, and bring a towel and water. Class sizes are limited to first 15 registrants! Please call 205-996-2304 in advance to attend. If this is...

Zumba at UAB HealthSmart

At UAB's HealthSmart, our msision is better health for all. Start a new after work habit, join us for Zumba every Thursday at 5:30PM!

The LightHouse at Vestavia Hills United Methodist Church

DETAILS WHERE: 2061 Kentucky Avenue Vestavia Hills, AL   ( Map ) USER RATING: Not Rated WHEN: Circuit Classes: Monday/Tuesday/Thursday 5:30 - 6:30 PM Body Recall: Monday/Wednesday/Friday 8:15 - 9:15 AM Zumba: Monday/Wednesday 5:30 PM, Saturday 9:00 AM TAGS: Greater Birmingham Area, Physical Activity, Exercise Classes

The Lighthouse is the leisure and recreational facility at the church. Use of the facilities is free to both Church members and non-members.  They offer three classes, Circuit Training, Body Recall, and Zumba. There are also a variety of cardio and weight training machines. Check out their website or call them for more information!

Yoga at Railroad Park

DETAILS WHERE: 1600 1st Avenue South Birmingham, AL   ( Map ) USER RATING: Not Rated WHEN: Thursdays, 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM TAGS: Southside, Physical Activity, Exercise Classes

YOGA AT RAILROAD PARK is a form of exercise that strengthens and tones the body, promoting balance and flexibility, while quieting the mind. Yoga is for the beginning as well as advanced student. This class is FREE thanks to Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Alabama. Participants will meet up in The Meadow on Thursdays from 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM. Please arrive 15...

Free Line Dancing Class at Harrison Park Recreation Center

Visit Harrison Park Recreation Center for FREE line dancing classes on Thursdays at 7 pm!

Mommy and Me Time Fitness

Mommy and Me Time Fitness offers a variety of fitness classes for Moms.  Prenatal and Postnatal fitness, Mommy & Me Bootcamp, Mommy Fit, Zumba and Pilates.  Moms, Moms To Be, and even Grandmas, of all fitness levels, and children of all ages are welcome! The class schedule is :  Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday 9:20am in Homewood Tuesday...

D2 Line Dancing by Desi Keith

D2 Line Dancing By Desi Keith, will teach you the latest line dances and you will burn off some calories at the same time! Classes are $5 per session or $30 for a monthly membership.

Happy Feet Fridays at Railroad Park

HAPPY FEET FRIDAYS! at Railroad Park. Get your feet moving in the right direction with a 60-minute low to high impact walk/run course designed to wake up, shape up, or maintain the inner athlete in you. Happy Feet Friday will teach you proper walk/run techniques to maximize your current fitness goals. Walking is safe and simple way to be active! So whether...

Total Body Fitness in 30 Minutes at UAB HealthSmart

Absolute 30 - Total Body Fitness Regular physical activity helps improve your overall health and fitness, and reduces your risk for many chronic diseases. Absolute 30 provides you with a thirty minute workout with cardio and strength training exercises to help you burn fat, lose weight, and tone. We will target everyone's needs while also...

Red Mountain Park

DETAILS WHERE: 2011 Frankfurt Drive   ( Map ) USER RATING: Not Rated WHEN: 11:00 AM to 12:30 PM every Saturday beginning January 23rd TAGS: Greater Birmingham Area, Physical Activity, Parks, Events, Healthy Families, Family-Friendly Activities, Healthcare

NOW OFFERING GUIDED HIKES–EVERY SATURDAY BEGINNING JAN. 23RD What: See how Birmingham became “The Magic City”! You will meet your guide at the Trailhead and take an engaging walk along the ruins of old mine structures and railroad beds, learning how Red Mountain iron ore once fed the nation’s thirst for steel. Whether you are a history buff,...

Family Yoga Series at Birmingham Botanical Gardens

Enjoy this unique opportunity for healthy fun with the family in the gardens. This energetic class will incorporate individual and partner yoga poses for strength and balance, plus breathing exercises to help foster calm and focus. Our garden inspired crafts will assist in cooling the mind and body. For ages 3 and up. Classes are every Saturday at 9 am from...

The Beatrice Family and Friends Club

Do you want to drop a few pounds or just want to get in shape? These are a wonderful group of people to get in contact with. They do the walk and talk, low impact aerobics, zumba, and yoga. They are small in number but growing.  

Railroad Park’s Get Healthy Crunk Fitness

DETAILS WHERE: Railroad Park 1600 1st Ave S Birmingham, AL   ( Map ) USER RATING: Not Rated WHEN: Monday nights from 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm. TAGS: Southside, Physical Activity, Exercise Classes

Crunk Fitness, 6:00 pm-7:00pm Monday nights at Railroad Park, is a fun, high-energy, hip-hop dance workout for all levels. It involves a combination of basic aerobics movements and funky hip-hop dance moves, broken down so anyone can do it. You can tone up-lose weight, transform your body, and have a blast! GET HEALTHY participants will receive top-level...

Zumba at Ensley Park Recreation Center

DETAILS WHERE: 2800 Avenue K   ( Map ) USER RATING: Not Rated WHEN: 6 to 7pm TAGS: Ensley, Physical Activity, Exercise Classes

Ensley Park Recreation Center offers zumba classes every Monday and Wednesday from 6 pm to 7 pm for a fee of $3.

UAB HealthSmart’s Walk Feel Alive Program

Lose Weight and Boost Health by Walking Regularly Attend UAB HealthSmart's free WALK Talk, offered Tuesdays at noon, to learn about the health benefits of walking and to get a free WALK Kit (free t-shirt, water bottle, step counter, and sling pack) to increase your steps. Then join our exercise specialist for a WALK each Tuesday at 12:30 p.m. Be...

Get Healthy with Bootcamp at Railroad Park

DETAILS WHERE: 1600 1st Avenue South Birmingham, AL   ( Map ) USER RATING: Not Rated WHEN: Tuesdays, 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM TAGS: Central City, Southside, Physical Activity, Exercise Classes

Bootcamp at Railroad Park is the class you will love to hate. By using just your body weight, this workout routine will help tone muscles, build endurance, and boost metabolism. This class is FREE thanks to Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Alabama. Please arrive 15 minutes early to register. You will be required to sign-in each time you participate in this...

UAB Tuesday Walking Group

No need to walk alone. Join others every Tuesday in August to train for the Blazer Fun Run or just get some social exercise. Meet at 5 p.m. in the West Pavilion Atrium and walk to and from Railroad Park.

Wednesday Walk & Talk

DETAILS WHERE: 200 Municipal Drive Hoover, AL   ( Map ) USER RATING: Not Rated WHEN: Jul 13, 2016: 8:30 am - 9:30 am (Wed) Jul 20, 2016: 8:30 am - 9:30 am (Wed) Jul 27, 2016: 8:30 am - 9:30 am (Wed) TAGS: Physical Activity, Walking Clubs, Physical Activity, free

During this year, the Adult Summer Reading events at Hoover Public Library are focusing on health and fitness. Join them each Wednesday from July 13th - July 27 to log some steps and chat about books, movies and more during an easy stroll around Howard Lake before the library opens. The walk begins at and ends at the library.

Zumba at Railroad Park

DETAILS WHERE: 1600 1st Avenue South Birmingham, AL   ( Map ) USER RATING: Not Rated WHEN: Wednesdays, 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM TAGS: Central City, Southside, Physical Activity, Exercise Classes

Zumba at Railroad Park is a Latin inspired dance fitness class. It blends easy Latin dance moves with aerobic steps. The class is fun, energizing, and easy to follow. This class is FREE thanks to Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Alabama. Participants will meet up on Wednesdays from 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM. Please arrive 15 minutes early to register. You will be...

Online and Other Unscheduled Resources:

Pineapple Low-Impact Exercise Class

The Pineapple Exercise class is held on Monday's Tuesday's and Thursday. The hours are  from 4pm until 6pm at the building connected to the  Pineapple health center. The exercise class is open to the public everyone is welcome. Come out and have a great time walking down the pounds and walk into a better you.

Interlink Drug Store

This is our friendly family based pharmacy that has a real caring attitude and shows so much support to the community. Interlink is located beside  Dr. Robinson's office. This office not only show care to the community but they also do home deliveries to the ones who are unable to pick up their medications. Their hours of operation are Monday Thru Saturday...

Pineapple Walking Trail

DETAILS WHERE: County Road 59   ( Map ) USER RATING: Not Rated TAGS: Physical Activity, Parks

The walking trail is open to the public 24 hours a day. The 1 mile walk is breath talking and it is just lovely for the family or if you just want to just meditate. The trail is located near the Pineapple health center . This is a great place to run,walk bike ride or what ever you would like to do.

Move it to improve it: Exercise for your health

DETAILS USER RATING: Not Rated TAGS: Physical Activity, Online Resources

Regular exercise can improve your overall health and reduce your risk for chronic conditions. You need 2 types of physical activity in order to better your health, aerobic and muscle strengthening. Aerobic exercise or “cardio” can be activities such as jogging, bike riding, water aerobics, or pushing a lawn mower. Muscle-strengthening exercises...

Friends of Red Mountain Park Nature Hike

Be an important part of building Red Mountain Park's plant inventory on this 2 mile, moderate difficulty hike! Help identify as many species of wildflowers and unique flora at the Park as possible, and maybe you'll discover a new species named after you! This hike will be an interpretive, conversation based exercise led by a botanical expert. For this...

Volunteer Vacation at Red Mountain Park

Beginning March 30th and running through April 3rd Red Mountain Park is hosting Volunteer Vacation! This year’s Volunteer Vacation is going to be a little different in that we are offering morning and afternoon time slots; 9:00 AM to Noon and 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM. Stay the whole time or part of the time, that is up to you, all we ask is that you have fun...

YMCA Diabetes Prevention Program

https://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=MUbD2tjE9F4 The YMCA’s Diabetes Prevention Program is a yearlong, lifestyle change intervention designed specifically for adults at high risk of developing type 2 diabetes.  Participants meet together weekly as a small group to take small steps that lead to big changes! New Classes begin...

UAB Walking Trails

DETAILS USER RATING: Not Rated TAGS: Southside, Physical Activity, Online Resources

UAB Walking Trails are available throughout the medical and academic campus as a path for faculty and staff to live healthy and exercise regularly.  Employees now have half-mile and mile-long indoor and outdoor walking trails for use at lunch or other times. The UAB Medicine trails are named for the UAB core values: Own It, Always Care, Do Right and Work...

Be active: Bike!

Bicycle riding is a fun and easy way to get exercise in our city. Many roads have plenty of room for cyclists and cars to co-exist safely. Every day, Birmingham is becoming more accessible for people who want to ride. Not only are bicycles great for staying physically active, they also provide an alternative means of transportation. Imagine going on...

Hike with us: Discover hiking trails and events near you!

DETAILS USER RATING: Not Rated TAGS: Greater Birmingham Area, Physical Activity, Parks, Events

Celebrate American Hiking Society’s National Trails Day® on June 7 at Red Mountain Park! Enjoy a two-mile hike starting at 9am along Red Mountain’s most popular trail, the Ridge walk. If you enjoy hiking, consider joining one of these sponsored hikes: Southeastern Outings will lead a moderately easy four-mile hike on the Brookside Walking...

Moss Rock Preserve

A perfect balance of nature and community, Moss Rock Preserve is a beautiful 250 acre nature preserve abundant with trees and plants, rock outcroppings, streams, waterfalls, wildlife and other unique natural features. Currently Moss Rock Preserve is home to four rare species of plants and a rare variant of Little River Canyon Sandstone Glade - one of only...

Harrison Park

This newly renovated park in the West End of Birmingham will soon feature activities like  Line Dancing Lessons for Beginners, Zumba, Walking and Fitness Programs, Tennis Camps, an Outdoor Basketball League team along with a monthly Biking Rodeo. "A SPARK to the PARK", an effort to attract community members to the park, will be organizing activities in the...

UAB HealthSmart’s Walk Feel Alive Program

Lose Weight and Boost Health by Walking Regularly Attend UAB HealthSmart's free WALK Talk, offered Tuesdays at noon, to learn about the health benefits of walking and to get a free WALK Kit (free t-shirt, water bottle, step counter, and sling pack) to increase your steps. Then join our exercise specialist for a WALK each Tuesday at 12:30 p.m. Be...

Zumba at UAB HealthSmart

At UAB's HealthSmart, our msision is better health for all. Start a new after work habit, join us for Zumba every Thursday at 5:30PM!

Harrison Park

This newly renovated park in the West End of Birmingham will soon feature activities like  Line Dancing Lessons for Beginners, Zumba, Walking and Fitness Programs, Tennis Camps, an Outdoor Basketball League team along with a monthly Biking Rodeo. "A SPARK to the PARK", an effort to attract community members to the park, will be organizing activities in the...

Total Body Fitness in 30 Minutes at UAB HealthSmart

Absolute 30 - Total Body Fitness Regular physical activity helps improve your overall health and fitness, and reduces your risk for many chronic diseases. Absolute 30 provides you with a thirty minute workout with cardio and strength training exercises to help you burn fat, lose weight, and tone. We will target everyone's needs while also...

Happy Feet Fridays at Railroad Park

HAPPY FEET FRIDAYS! at Railroad Park. Get your feet moving in the right direction with a 60-minute low to high impact walk/run course designed to wake up, shape up, or maintain the inner athlete in you. Happy Feet Friday will teach you proper walk/run techniques to maximize your current fitness goals. Walking is safe and simple way to be active! So whether...