Frost Fit 2022

We are thrilled to share that the Esplanade Association’s Frost Fit winter fitness series, presented by Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts, returns to the Esplanade on January 30 and will feature a variety of winter workouts and activities! Discover our 2022 Frost Fit lineup below and register for all of our free Frost Fit events and activities!

For any questions about Frost Fit or anything else fitness-related, please contact programs@esplanade.org.

Stay up to date on upcoming fitness announcements by following us on Instagram (@EsplanadeInBoston), Twitter (@EsplanadeBoston), and Facebook (@EsplanadeBoston).

Frost Fit Kickoff with REI Co-op and Lynx Fitness Club

Sunday, January 30 from 10am to 1pm at the Hatch Shell

Join the Esplanade Association, REI Co-op, and Lynx Fitness Club on the Esplanade in celebration of the kickoff of Frost Fit, our winter fitness series presented by Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts, on this year’s National Hot Chocolate Day!

From 10am to 1pm, REI Co-op will be stationed in the park in between the Hatch Memorial Shell and Esplanade Playspace, offering FREE hot chocolate to the first 200 visitors who stop by in honor of National Hot Chocolate Day! Esplanade visitors will be able to pick up a printed version of our Esplanade Winter Activity Guide, in which participants can complete at least four items in this guide’s checklist for a redeemable REI mug and hot chocolate from March 3 to March 7 at REI’s Cambridge store.

Lynx Fitness Club will make their 2022 Frost Fit debut at 10am at the Hatch Shell, where a Lynx Fitness Club instructor will lead class attendees through a 45-minute, high intensity interval training class that incorporates bodyweight strength training with high-intensity cardio bursts, set to fun and upbeat music!

Esplanade Winter Activity Guide

January 30 – March 6

We’re partnering with REI Co-op to encourage Boston residents and visitors to #OptOutside this winter on the Esplanade with our family-friendly Esplanade Winter Activity Guide! From January 30 through March 6, you can venture to the Esplanade, complete and check off at least four activities in this guide, and redeem a free REI insulated mug and hot chocolate packet! Registration for the Esplanade Winter Activity Guide will officially open on January 30.

Lynx Fitness Club Winter Workouts

Sunday, 1/30 and Saturday, 2/5, 2/12, 2/26, and 3/5 at 10am at the Hatch Shell

Instructors from Lynx Fitness Club will lead you through a 45-minute, high intensity interval training class that incorporates bodyweight strength training with high-intensity cardio bursts, set to fun and upbeat music!

Please note there will be no class on Saturday 2/19.

November Project Winter Workouts

Monday, 2/7, 2/14, 2/28 and 3/7 at 6:30am at the Arthur Fiedler Memorial

This fun, free fitness experience is a great way to start your day and your week! This 45-minute November Project workout will include a combination of body-weight strength exercises and cardio activity, will be interactive, will feel like a unique (fun & playful) fitness experience, and is open to everyone–all fitness levels and backgrounds are welcome! Expect to feel comfortable and get the level of challenge that is best for you.

Per current COVID safety measures, the November Project asks everyone to bring a face covering to be able to wear at the start and end of the workouts (when grouping for explanation and group photo) but is not required during exercise and when distancing is possible.  

Please note there will be no class on Monday, 2/21.

Winter Walks with 261 Fearless Run Club New England

Tuesday, 2/1 at 10am  and 3/1 at 4pm at the Hatch Memorial Shell

Join 261 Fearless Run Club New England for two scheduled walks around the various paths of the Esplanade this winter. Each walk, led by certified 261 coaches, will be 45 minutes in length that will include various speeds of walking to elevate the heart rate for optimal fitness. Both walks are open to all women-identifying individuals.

Winter Walks on the Esplanade

February 8 at 11am, and February 15, and 22 at 1pm | Meeting locations to vary by week

Join the Esplanade Association for three free guided winter walks along the Esplanade led by members of our staff! Participants are welcome to go different distances at their own pace and on their own time. Open to people of all ages and abilities!

River Fit 2021

Free fitness classes on the Esplanade returned for the 10th year in summer 2021 with more fitness classes offered in a summer season than ever before! We were excited to extend our River Fit Fitness Series throughout fall 2021 with various pop-up classes with previous River Fit partners and new as well.

River Fit consists of a variety of outdoor fitness classes— including dance fitness classes, high-intensity interval training, and yoga— that are taught for a range of experience levels and abilities. People of all ages and fitness-levels are invited to get fit for free in the park while enjoying beautiful riverfront views!
Our 2021 River Fit season has concluded but stay tuned for upcoming fitness announcements by following us on Instagram (@EsplanadeInBoston), Twitter (@EsplanadeBoston), and Facebook (@EsplanadeBoston). For any questions about our River Fit Summer Fitness Series, please email Samuel Englert.

ESPLANADE FITNESS COVID-19 HEALTH AND SAFETY REQUIREMENTS AND GUIDELINES

  • Pre-registration is strongly preferred to ensure the safety of participants
  • Vaccinated participants can go mask-free! We strongly encourage non-vaccinated participants to wear a mask or face covering.
  • The Esplanade Association will have hand sanitizer available on-site.
  • Stay home if you feel sick and/or are part of a vulnerable population