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Lorain Public Health offering free fitness options during winter

Posted: 12:56 PM, Jan 03, 2020
Updated: 2020-01-03 12:56:40-05
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LORAIN, Ohio — It's tempting fall into a fitness rut during the winter months, especially if enjoying the outdoors is your go-to activity. The Lorain County Public Health is offering a list of free fitness options in Lorain County to make it easier to move around and be active during the cold weather.

Walk indoors at these locations:

  • Mondays, 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. at South Recreation Center, 101 South Park Drive, Elyria
  • Mondays, 5:30 p.m. at Lorain County Metro Parks Splash Zone, 95 W. Hamilton St., Oberlin
  • Tuesdays and Thursdays, 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. at East Recreation Center, 1101 Prospect St., Elyria
  • Tuesdays and Thursdays, 6 p.m.to 8 p.m. at Keystone Elementary School, 531 Opportunity Way, LaGrange (through April 30)
  • Wednesdays and Fridays, 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. at West Recreation Center, 1200 Foster Ave., Elyria
  • Wednesdays, 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. at Lorain Senior Center, 3361 Garfield Blvd., Lorain
  • Wednesdays, 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Westwood Elementary School, 305 Union St., Wellington (Jan. 8 – April 15)
  • Thursdays, 5:30 p.m. at Mercy Health Amherst, 47160 Hollstein Drive, Amherst
  • Thursdays, 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at Liberty School, 5700 Jaycox Road, North Ridgeville (Jan. 9 – March 26; no walk on Feb. 27)
  • School days, 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Midview Middle School, 12865 Grafton Road, Grafton

Go to an exercise class:

  • Boot Camp on Wednesdays from 5 p.m. to 5:50 p.m. at French Creek Family YMCA , 2010 Recreation Lane, Avon
  • Line dancing on Tuesdays at 6 p.m. at Lorain County Community College, PE Building 105, 1005 N. Abbe Road, Elyria (through May 11)
  • Spinning on December 28 and following Saturdays at 10:15 a.m. at University Hospitals Avon Health Center, 1997 Healthway Dr., Avon
  • Walking and exercise equipment available on Mondays at 5:30 p.m. at Lorain County Metro Parks Splash Zone, 95 W. Hamilton St., Oberlin
  • Walking and exercise equipment available on Thursdays, 5:30 p.m. at Mercy Health Amherst HealthPlex, 47160 Hollstein Drive, Amherst
  • Yoga on Fridays from 4:45 p.m. to 5:45 p.m. at United Way of Greater Lorain County,, 642 Broadway Ave., Lorain