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Fitness in the Park

August 13, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 10:45 am

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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Sunday, repeating until August 28, 2017

Join Aquidneck Land Trust (“ALT”) and the Newport County YMCA for free fitness classes in scenic Miantonomi Park every Sunday in August! This historic, 30-acre park features large, undisturbed woodlands in the densely developed North End of Newport. Don’t miss out on this great opportunity to socialize with friends and neighbors, and to engage in some free physical activity in the fresh air. The 45-minute classes will be led by a certified fitness professional from the Newport County YMCA. All ages and abilities are welcome!

Fitness in the Park is part of the Miantonomi Exploration Days, brought to you by the Newport Open Space Partnership. After the class, climb the spiral staircase of Miantonomi Memorial Tower and explore the park’s network of beautiful trails – all conserved permanently by ALT.

Fitness in the Park is made possible by a grant from the Frederick Henry Prince Memorial Fund at Newport Hospital. Join us for a workout that’s “Powered by Prince!”

Program is free; no reservation required and will be held weather permitting. Classes held on sunny Sundays in August. Any cancellation notices will be posted on the ALT and Newport County YMCA Facebook pages.

Note: Shortlly after this event, you can visit Miantonomi Memorial Tower. The Aquidneck Land Trust, as part of the Newport Open Space Partnership, will open Miantonomi Memorial Tower to the public every Sunday from 11am to 2pm from June 25 to August 27. Come to the highest point in Newport to view the city and Newport Harbor! Check out the event listing for more details.

Contact Gretchen Markert at or
(401) 849-2799 For more information on this series, visit the ALT website at To learn more about Aquidneck Land Trust visit: the ALT website or ALT Facebook.

Miantonomi Memorial Park is located on Hillside Avenue in Newport. Park on Hillside Avenue. Enter the park on the Hillside Avenue side and look for the “Fitness in the Park” signs.


August 13, 2017
10:00 am - 10:45 am
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Miantonomi Park Memorial Tower
Newport, RI 02840 United States
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