The first “Fitness in the Park” event of 2014 is this Saturday, January 18th, at Swonder Ice Arena Fitness Center, located at 209 N. Boeke Road, from 9am-11am. The program will begin with a warm-up session followed by weight training led by Tony Maslan, Director of Personal Training, Custom Fit at Bob’s Gym. Participants will receive fundamental fitness instruction and learn how to better utilize weight machines during workouts. Participants of all fitness levels are welcome and should exercise at their own pace. As always, 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.