Bensenville Park District to host ‘Fitness de Mayo’ May 6

Free Cinco de Mayo-themed activities offered at Wood Street Fitness

Bensenville, Ill. (April 18, 2024) — Want to try a group fitness class at Wood Street Fitness? Well, the Bensenville Park District is offering a fun way to explore these options on Monday, May 6, as part of its “Fitness de Mayo” celebration.

Stop by the Deer Grove Leisure Center from 11:15 a.m. to noon to take part in a chair yoga class and stick around for fun Mexican fiesta games, great Mexican food and a piñata from noon to 2 p.m. Patrons are invited to try one of the other classes that day as well. Fees are just $6 for residents and $8 for non-residents. The full schedule for May 6 is as follows, with free events noted:

11:15 a.m.-Noon   Chair Yoga | Catering especially, but not exclusively to those who cannot easily get up and down from the floor, this 45-minute class will guide participants through gentle seated and standing poses to stretch and relieve tension in the body.  The class focuses on developing mobility, strength and balance while incorporating breath and relaxation techniques.

Noon-2 p.m.       Fitness de Mayo Celebration (FREE) featuring food from Bensenville’s Los Buenos Diaz Mexican Grill.

6-7 p.m.              Vinyasa Flow Yoga | A dynamic form of yoga that uses breath to link physical yoga postures in a flowing sequence.

7:15-8:15 p.m.     Zumba® Toning | Get the party started with Zumba®️ Toning, combining Latin-infused Zumba®️ moves with targeted body-sculpting exercises using toning sticks (or light weights) to help tone muscles and enhance rhythm.

In addition to single class rates, the fitness center offers “core class pass” membership that includes unlimited in-person and virtual classes for $35 per month for those in district ($40 for all others) or $360, $300 for in district residents. Most classes are offered virtually, and new classes are being offered all the time. A full weekly class schedule is located on the Wood Street Fitness website,

Wood Street Fitness membership information can be found at To register, visit the Deer Grove Leisure Center, 1000 W. Wood Street, 8:30 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday, 8:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesday through Friday and 9 a.m. to noon Saturday.

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