Outdoor Fitness Series

Free Yoga, Zumba, and more!

When: Every Saturday June 9 – September 1 (excluding 8/18)
Time: 8 am: Yoga
          9 am: Zumba 
          10 am: Fit Camp/Boot Camp/Barre/Cardio
Where: The Gridiron, 122 S. Michigan St. 

DTSB has partnered with local fitness organizations to provide a free outdoor summer fitness program at the Gridiron in downtown South Bend every Saturday morning to encourage healthy living. These free drop-in classes, beginning at 8 a.m., 9 a.m., and 10 a.m., include a mix of yoga, Zumba, cardio dance, Jazzercise, Piloxing, and more.

All classes are held on the Gridiron in Downtown South Bend, weather permitting. In the event of rain, classes will be held on the 5th floor of the Leighton Parking Garage.

Classes are led by professional instructors from local health and fitness centers, as well as independent instructors. 

Participants should dress in appropriate clothing and footwear, bring adequate fluids and will be required to sign a waiver prior to the start of each class. Free parking is available on the street and in the garage at Leighton Center. A limited number of yoga mats will be available for a $1 class rental fee (cash only; exact change only).

Mention you sweated it out at the DTSB Summer Fitness Series and receive the following promotions from these downtown businesses:

Access Imprinted Sportswear:15% off all I Heart SB T-shirts, 25% off select Donna Sharp handbags.
Ali on the Boulevard: 10% off total purchase
Edible Arrangements: 1/2 off Smoothies on Saturday mornings from 9 a.m. to noon.
Hair Crafters: $10 Kids Cuts by Gavin or Cynthia, plus 10% off retail
Just Goods: Free South Bend flag bumper sticker or laptop sticker 


The 2018 schedule of classes


Date Yoga (8 a.m.) Zumba (9 a.m.) Other (10 a.m.)
June 9

Jamie Robinson
Beacon Health & Fitness

Nicki Kruszewski
Kroc Center

Grit Cardio
Kerri Anderson 
Beacon Health & Fitness

June 16 Yoga
Steve Krojniewski
My True Balance Yoga
Angelica Salazar
Tu Sei Bella Dance Fitness Studio
Julie Dozier
Fit Stop
June 23 Yoga
Logan Haney
Independent Instructor

Christina Brown
Independent Instructor

Cindy Miller
Beacon Health & Fitness
June 30 Yoga
Courtney Canfield
Beyond Zen Studio
Kerri Stockbridge
ICE Althletic Center

Hip Hop
Brittani Whitmore
Kroc Center

July 7  Yoga
Rebecca Vincent
Beyond Zen Studio
Kim Hubble
World Gym
Kara Boyles
B Present Studio
July 14 Yoga
Josephine Lelito
Beacon Health & Fitness 
Amy Utz
Just Move

Walking Qijong
Jessica Dieter
Beyond Zen Studio

July 21 Yoga
Elouise Thomas
YMCA of Michiana
Michelle Doty
YMCA of Michiana
Piloxing Knockout
Lindsay Dieter
YMCA of Michiana
July 28 Yoga
Kimmi Troy
Tu Sei Bella Dance Fitness Studio

Heather Howard
Tu Sei Bella Dance Fitness Studio

Natalie McClure
Tu Sei Bella Dance Fitness Studio
August 4 Yoga
Kay Woods
Therapeutic Indulgence 
Carlitos Centellas
NNN Community Center
Body Combat
Kelly Hurley
ICE Athletic Center
August 11 Yoga
Misty Calhoun
Yama Healing & Fitness
Jamie Demeyer
Yama Healing & Fitness
Self Defense
Willie Calhoun
Yama Healing & Fitness
August 18 No Classes Due to ArtBeat    
August 25 Yoga
John Baldwin
Riverwalk Yoga & Fitness
Gwen Knowlton
Kroc Center

Bollywood Dance
Karishma Desai
Independent Instructor
September 1

Roxie Sweikar
Embrace Yoga 

Lacey Peters
Wellness WoRx

Additional Fitness Opportunities in Downtown South Bend

Beacon Health & Fitness is a medically-based, full-service fitness facility located in the heart of downtown South Bend. Their group exercise program includes a wide array of classes such as, yoga, grit, water in motion, pilates and much more.  

Kroc Center offers group fitness classes that are designed to promote a fun workout experience with professional instructors and energetic classmates. They have over 15,000 square feet of state-of-the-art weight training equipment and cardiovascular machines.  A sample of the Kroc Center’s group fitness programs include: Zumba, Indoor Cycling, 12-12-12 (Strength & Conditioning), Power kick, Yoga and Bosu.  

Therapeutic Indulgence is downtown South Bend's premiere wellness center specializing in massage therapy, yoga, reflexology, skincare, waxing, and medical hypnosis.  Our mission is to empower our clients with tools to help them achieve their wellness goals both at our spa and in their everyday lives.  We believe that by helping our clients achieve wellness, we help our community, because a community that is healthy, is a community that thrives.

Body Evolution Fitness & Nutrition LLC offers private personal training, group clinics, nutritional counseling as well as onsite and off site corporate fitness.

Dancehipology wants you to move it, shake it, and create movement through music. They offer an assortment of private groups sessions, private lessons, and the ability to teach almost any type of dance to you, your group, or at an event.

Doc Walks - Join local doctors for FREE weekly walks along the beautiful St. Joseph River and East Race! The walks will range from 1/2 to 3 miles and will take place rain or shine (except for lightning). All fitness levels welcome! Walks meet at the Howard Park playground at 5:30 p.m.

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