Fitness in the Park OleanNY

Free Outdoor Zumba Classes

 Olean, NY – If Olean’s warm summery evenings have you wanting to get out and play, come on over to Gargoyle Park for free fun-filled outdoor Zumba classes. Open to the Public!

As an on-going push toward health and wellness in the community, the ReHabilitation Center and City of Olean have teamed up to present Fitness in the Park, five weeks of Zumba workout classes held from 6 – 7 p.m., Wednesdays;

  • June 22
  • July 6
  • July 20
  • August 3
  • August 31

Fitness in the Park is part of the agency’s focus on health and wellness and reflects our strong commitment to the community,” Mari Howard, the Rehabilitation Center’s CEO and President, said.  “We have partnered with the City of Olean to offer these dance classes as an excellent form of exercise which keeps the body healthy and the brain sharp.”

The City of Olean joined the Rehabilitation Center’s fitness-centered initiative to encourage exercise as a way to increase health among City residents. “I’m very happy the City is co-sponsoring Fitness in the Park with the Rehabilitation Center,” Olean Mayor William J. Aiello said.  “I encourage everyone to take part in these events.”

In response to the nation’s rising health consciousness, fitness in public parks is finding a positive reception everywhere from St. Petersburg, Fla., to Los Angeles, Newark, Denver, Minneapolis, Buffalo and now Olean.

Zumba is a dance party-inspired  fitness program which involves aerobic movements performed to energetic music and incorporates hip hop, soca, samba, salsa, merengue and mambo.

Fitness in the Park Zumba classes are open to all ages and fitness ability levels. No sign-up is required, but you can join the Facebook event page.

For additional information, contact the ReHabilitation Center at 375-4730, ext. 562 or