Downtown Marion Partners to Offer Free Fitness at Founder’s Park


Founders Park

Downtown Marion has partnered with the Marion Family YMCA and OhioHealth Marion General Hospital to offer free fitness classes at Founder’s Park, South Main & East Church St., on Saturday’s this summer. The following classes take place from 9 to 10 am:

  • July 9 Yoga with Steve Bentley - This class deeply explores the foundation yoga poses and three-part yoga breathing to hold poses through several breaths. This class is for beginners to advanced levels. Bring a mat.
  • July 23 Cardio Kickboxing and Body Weight Workout with Dwayne Whitt - Kickboxing inspired workout that includes various striking techniques and a variety of bodyweight exercises designed to increase endurance and stamina. Bring a jump rope.
  • August 13 30/30 Blast with Dominick Marocco - Thirty minutes of mixed cardio followed by 30 minutes of toning. Burn some calories and get your day started right. Bring a mat.
  • August 27 Drum Fitness with Jennifer McCann - Get a full body workout and release stress in this cardio drumming class that is choreographed and set to music. This class combines drumsticks and an exercise ball to create a fun and upbeat workout that is appropriate for beginners, intermediate and advanced fitness enthusiasts. The class is appropriate for adults and children age 7 and up.

No RSVP is required. Simply show up with the suggested equipment. Instructors are provided by the Marion family YMCA.