Evansville Mayor Lloyd Winnecke announces “Summer of Swimming” will be the focus of the Energize Evansville monthly “Fitness in the Park” program during June, July and August.

The first in a series of three free pool exercise sessions is this Saturday, June 15th, from 9am-11am at Hartke Pool, featuring water aerobics with YMCA instructors.

Participants may join any of the four, 30-minute segments:

  1. Warm-up and Shallow/Aerobics with Janet
  2. Latin Dance with Mary Jane
  3. Aqua Boot Camp with Janet
  4. Shallow/Deep & Cool-down with Mary Jane.

All fitness levels are welcome, and participants can go at their own pace. Aqua shoes are recommended for shallow segments. Lifeguards will be present to monitor children during the workout sessions.

The next two “Fitness in the Park” free pool exercise session for will be held at Lorraine Pool on July 20th and at Rochelle-Lander Pool on August 17th, both from 9am-11am.

“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.