If you love working out--outdoors--we have some great news.  Beginning June 18th, free fitness classes will begin at Cushman Park in Fairhaven.

The classes will be three times a week, from 8:30-9: 30am on Mondays, Tuesdays, and Thursdays.

Mondays' workouts will be led by Well + Fit Certified Fitness Trainer, Sarah Bates.  Sarah will be offering strength & conditioning exercises to provide a total body workout.  Those who are working out should bring a set of weights and a mat to class.

Tuesdays are all about yoga.  Yoga in the Park is led by Jeff Costa, a Yoga Alliance Nationally Certified Instructor.  Jeff will be promoting happiness, personal power, and peace of mind.  A yoga mat is recommended.

Thursdays are Summer Bootcamp workouts.  These workouts are made up of various exercises that build functional strength and core stability with circuits utilizing light dumbbells and body weight exercises.  Weights and a mat should be brought to bootcamp.  Summe Bootcamp workouts are run by the lead trainer at the New Bedford YMCA, Wayne Goulart.

The outdoor workouts at Cushman Park run from June 18th through August 23rd on Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays.

The workouts will take place outside at Cushman Park and inside at Carousel Family Fun Center during inclement weather.  All workouts are free of charge regardless of location.  Visit the Fitness In Cushman Park Facebook page to find out if a particular workout will take place indoors or outdoors.

The 10 weeks of free fitness classes are presented by Well + Fit and BASK and are sponsored in part by Elite Fitness Sponsors:  Jeff Costa Fitness, EncorENTERTAINMENT, New Bedford Guide, Howe Allen Realty, Delano Landscaping, and Euro At Phoenix; and Community Sponsors: Humphrey, Covill & Colman Insurance, P.A.A.C.A., New Bedford Wellness Initiative, Finest Hour Athletics FHA, Axis Advisors, Salt the Spa on Elm, Spicy Lime Thai Cuisine, Anchor Me, The Baker, Oxford Creamery, Ed Sylvia CPA, Tax Accountant, Primed & Ready Meals,  Carousel Skating Center, Jessica Noblet LMT, South Coast Entertainment, New Life, Simply Nails & Spa, Artistic Auto, Emerging in Health, and Spinner Publications. Special thanks to the Town of Fairhaven.

Last summer’s classes were another resounding success with over one hundred fifty fitness enthusiasts attending sessions.

For more information about the fitness program or to sponsor Fitness in Cushman Park call 508-287-2482.