Try Wood Street Fitness classes at park district summer Fitness Dayz

Free and fee-based classes coming to local parks and facilities

Bensenville, Ill. (May 17, 2024) — The Bensenville Park District is excited to announce a series of invigorating and engaging Fitness Dayz events at various neighborhood parks throughout the summer. The fitness sessions—most of which are free—are designed to promote health, wellness and community engagement. Participants of skill levels are invited to join in the fun and enjoy a range of energizing activities.

Fitness Dayz will kick off with an exhilarating outdoor Zumba® session from 9 to 10 a.m. on Saturday, June 15, at Sunset Park. Zumba® is a dynamic and high-energy workout that combines dance and aerobic movements to the rhythm of vibrant Latin music. Led by experienced instructors, this session promises to be a fantastic way to get moving, burn calories and have fun.

Participants can also unwind and find inner peace during a serene yoga session at Fischer Farm. Yoga at the Farm takes place from 10 to 11 a.m. Saturday, July 13. The picturesque surroundings of the farm provide the perfect backdrop for this Vinyasa yoga class, which focuses on synchronized movements with breath and aims to enhance strength, flexibility and mental clarity.

Those ages 21+ can recharge and refresh with an hour-long yoga flow with two hours of bottomless mimosas among the tranquil sounds of nature and nearby waterfall and fountain at White Pines’ Sunrise Yoga & Mimosas. The fee is $25 for the event, which runs from 8 to 10 a.m. Saturday, July 20.

With Zumba on the pool deck and in the water, the Zumba Surf N’ Turf pool party from 7-7:45 p.m. Wednesday, August 7, at the Bensenville Water Park & Splash Pad is included in the 2024 Fitness Dayz schedule. The event is free for season pass holders as well as Wood Street Fitness Core Class Pass members. Otherwise, it is $8 to join the fun ($6 for those in district).

Finally, from 9 to 10 a.m. Sunday, August 18, Varble Park will host an invigorating outdoor boot camp session. This comprehensive workout incorporates various exercises, including strength, balance, core, speed, agility circuits and resistance training, providing participants with a full-body workout. Led by skilled trainers, the boot camp is designed to challenge participants and improve overall fitness levels.

Participants are advised to bring their workout shoes and water to ensure a comfortable and enjoyable experience during Fitness Dayz. The free events are open to individuals of all ages and skill levels, from beginners to fitness enthusiasts. Some restrictions may apply to the fee-based programs.

“We are thrilled to offer our free Fitness Dayz events to the community as well as to include a couple of premium events as well,” says Fitness Supervisor Silvia Acevedo. “It’s an excellent opportunity to get active, meet new people and enjoy the beautiful outdoor spaces in our community, providing an inclusive and fun way for individuals and families to engage in physical activities while enjoying our neighborhood parks. We encourage everyone to join us and take advantage of these exciting opportunities.”

The Bensenville Park District is committed to promoting an active and healthy community. Fitness Dayz aim to encourage individuals of all ages to prioritize their well-being and discover the joy of physical activity in a supportive and welcoming environment. The events are a part of the park district’s “Park ‘n Play” initiative, which brings more than 50 events to neighborhood parks throughout the summer.

For more information about the Bensenville Park District’s Park ‘n Play activities, including a schedule of events sortable by date, park and activity, visit the park district website,

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