For Essex County residents, we’ve got a treat for you. After a long winter, Essex County residents are looking for an excuse to get out into the warm summer weather and stay healthy at the same time. While there aren’t many fitness studios that offer outdoor workouts, there are still a few core options for those looking to soak up the summer sun while getting in some good workouts. Read on for our list of workout studios offering outdoor classes in the Montclair area.
Please note that the times of classes, registration, memberships, and fees are determined by each organization offering the service.
Architect Studios | 537 Bloomfield Avenue, Montclair
Architect Studios has over 40 classes on the schedule that are all based on the H.I.I.T. formula – which means maximum capacity for a set period of time. Every weekday, you can join this local fitness spot for boot camp in Brookdale Park for 45 minutes of conditioning and strength training. Summer pricing and class times can be found on the website.
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Dance with Deshanae | Prudential Concert Grove, Branch Brook Park Drive, Newark
Currently running throughout the summer, Dance with Deshanae has partnered with The Branch Brook Park Alliance to host free Zumba classes at Essex County Branch Brook Park. Dance with Deshanae has been helping people live healthier lifestyles through fun and rigorous dance routines. These Zumba classes are 45 minutes long and suitable for anyone 18+. Those interested in attending should sign up in advance. This event will run on the following Saturdays: June 25th, July 9th, July 23rd, August 13th, August 27th, September 10th, and September 24th.
D.FIT | 4 Erie Street, Montclair
D.FIT has a range of amenities and facilities similar to that of a franchise gym with the addition of various specialized class types and spaces dedicated to recovery and stress management. It’s still a unique, boutique studio — however, the comprehensive and innovative approach makes fitness feasible for everyone. D.FIT offers outdoor classes in its “D.LOT” – and it’s trying to incorporate more into the schedule. Check the website for the latest.
NJ Fitness Factory | 365 Broad Street, Bloomfield
NJ Fitness Factory provides a great environment, allowing all members to feel comfortable training while challenging themselves during each session. This environment also includes some outdoor workout elements. Some of the scheduled classes at the NJ Fitness Factory will take place outside, especially during the summer months.
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YMCA of Montclair | 25 Park Street, Montclair + 159 Glenridge Avenue, Montclair
The YMCA of Montclair has been making a positive impact in our community since 1891. Membership is open to all, where the focus is on youth development, healthy living, and social responsibility. In addition to group exercise and personal training, there are summer day camps; a national swim lesson program; and health and wellness classes for all ages — with many of them occurring outside for children.