February Energize Evansville“Fitness in the Park” Program

cityofevansvilleMayor Lloyd Winnecke announces plans for the Energize Evansville monthly “Fitness in the Park” program this Saturday, February 15, at C. K. Newsome Community Center, 100 E. Walnut St., from 9 to 11 a.m.

The program will begin with a warm-up session followed by a variety of Jazzercise sessions led by Debbie Nance, Phyllis Briggs, Joan Lutrell, Sara Cunningham and Catie Tenbarge. Jazzercise is a dance-based group fitness program. Each class features a fusion of jazz dance, resistance training, Pilates, yoga, and kickboxing. Participants of all fitness levels are welcome and should exercise at their own pace. The program is free.

This month’s two-hour fitness session is also an opportunity for residents to join Energize Evansville’s “Your Best Body Challenge.” Participants can join the program at any time and receive daily and monthly guidance, based on their individual goals, using the Energize Evansville Facebook page. The session will provide participants with an opportunity to learn important health information, lose weight and get in shape with FREE professional fitness counseling to help achieve Your Best Body!

“Fitness in the Park” is a health and fitness program launched by Mayor Winnecke as part of his Energize Evansville initiative to promote healthier lifestyles. The program is held the third Saturday of each month at a different city park featuring local fitness experts leading group exercises.

For more information, please contact Evansville Parks & Recreation Department Executive Director Denise Johnson at 812-436-4514.