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First Day Hikes on New Years Day in Kansas, Wichita

State Parks in Kansas First Day Hikes

Take a hike on the first day of 2024 to start your new year off right!  Numerous Kansas State Parks – and a Wichita city park – are offering First Day Hikes, which are guided hikes on New Year’s Day, January 1. Bring the family – bundled up, of course, and wearing comfortable, sturdy hiking […]

Walk with Wildlife at the Great Plains Nature Center

Walk with Wildlife

This is an activity that could easily become an annual family tradition. Get up close and personal with wildlife at the annual Walk with Wildlife at the Great Plains Nature Center here in Wichita on Saturday, May 20, 2023. It makes for a fun and interesting day spent outside. Really, it’s such a treat! And […]

Teens work out FREE all summer: Planet Fitness Teen Summer Challenge

Planet Fitness Teens work out FREE

Teens ages 14-19 can work out FREE all summer at participating Planet Fitness locations in Wichita and around the country. Teens can boost physical and mental health with this great FREE opportunity. Last year they had 3.5 million High School students participated.  Teens can sign up for the Teen Summer Challenge in person at their […]

Free Yoga in the Gallery at Mark Arts

Mark Arts building in Wichita KS

Rejuvenate your mind and body at Mark Arts’ free Yoga in the Gallery on the third Wednesday of each month.  These free, monthly yoga sessions are led by instructors from Siva Yoga Studio and are available for ages 13 and up. To participate in the free, all-experience levels yoga session, Mark Arts requests that you […]

FREE Yoga in the Art Garden

Wichita Art Museum will once again host FREE Yoga in the Art Garden in 2022. Guest instructor Kelsea Wright from Limitless Yoga will lead an all-levels flow class for ages 16 and older. The free yoga class will provide a great workout, stretching out common problem areas in the body, and connecting your breathing to […]

Mid-America All Indian Museum- Social Dance

2022 Blackbear Bosin Social Dance at the Mid-America All Indian Museum. Celebrate the 101st anniversary of Blackbear Bosin’s birth at the Indian Center with a social dance from 1-8 p.m.  The dance will take place in the Keeper Zone at the museum. This event is FREE to the public. Admission to the museum will be […]

Free Dance Fitness at Naftzger Park

Wichita Park and Recreation is holding FREE dance fitness classes at the Evergy Pavilion in the newly remodeled Naftzger Park. The free classes are open to everyone ages 8 and up. (Those 18 and younger will need an adult accompanying them.) Free and inexpensive fitness classes are just so much fun! Here’s a description of […]

Walking Wednesdays

Walking Wednesdays Wichita

Bike Walk Wichita is hosting “Walking Wednesdays” again in 2022. The regularly scheduled walks began with the last Wednesday in March and will continue for eight total weeks. Some fun places are scheduled for this year’s walks. These will be hour-long walks that are free and open to anyone to join. Each Walking Wednesday event […]

Paddleboard Yoga at Santa Fe Lake

  It’s time to step outside of your comfort zone and try a new twist on yoga: Paddleboard Yoga! Join Limitless Yoga for a Paddleboard Yoga Class August 14 on Santa Fe Lake in Augusta, KS. This is a truly unique experience that everyone always has fun with! And don’t worry about falling in, that’s half […]

Get Fit Wichita: Free Yoga in the Park

Get Fit Wichita FREE Yoga in the Park class

  FREE yoga event! Enjoy yoga in the great outdoors courtesy of Wichita Park & Recreation. The free outdoor yoga class is being provided as part of Get Fit Wichita, a campaign to promote living a healthy, active life in the city. You can bring a towel or mat and stretch, breath, and relax in […]

Bradley Fair Sweat

Bradley Fair Sweat Outdoor Fitness Series

Bradley Fair is back with a five-week outdoor fitness class series beginning Aug. 29, 2021.  The fall lineup includes yoga, barre, mommy & me classes and more with varying prices.  Classes are held outdoors on Bradley Fair Plaza except where otherwise noted.  Bradley Fair Sweat Schedule Here’s the schedule for the upcoming fitness sessions at […]

Free yoga classes at Towne West Mall in April

Beginning April 7, 2021, and continuing for four weeks, an all-levels yoga class will be held in the common area near Dick’s Sporting Goods from noon to 1:00 p.m. These free classes are part of a series of ‘Wellness Wednesday’ events that Towne West has begun in partnership with Encompass Health.   “Our convenient location […]

Junior Pickleball Lessons at Chicken N Pickle

pickleball courts at night at Chicken N Pickle Wichita

Bust out of winter break boredom with Chicken N Pickle’s junior pickleball lessons. [sc name=”subscribe-link” ] Open to ages 8-15, participants will learn everything they need to know about the fastest growing sport in America from a pickleball pro. Spots are limited to help maintain physical distance between players. Paddles and balls will be sanitized […]

Skate with Buddy the Elf and the Grinch at the Wichita Ice Center

Buddy the Elf? I know him! I know him!! The Wichita Ice Center is going to be hosting a fun day this December for Wichita kids to skate with Buddy the Elf and the Grinch. Also see: Where to See Santa Claus in Wichita In addition to being able to skate with these characters, you’ll […]

Free Pilates Lessons at Club Pilates in Bradley Fair

free pilates classes

December 10 – 13 you can participate in a FREE intro class at Club Pilates in Bradley Fair!  Pilates is a type of exercise made to help improve physical strength, flexibility, and posture.  From December 10 through December 13 you can test out Pilates at one of the FREE intro classes. Club Pilates is a […]

MADabolic Gym Tour

December 17 is your day to tour Wichita’s new gym. MADabolic is Wichita’s first strength-driven interval training concept. Learn more about this concept and this gym at their FREE opening night. The MAD & Mingle event is December 17, 2020 from 5 pm to 7pm. They will have food and beverages from Meddys of Wichita. […]

Free Bicycle Lights and Installation

Safety first! On Friday, November 6 and Friday, November 13, 2020 the Wichita Police Department Broadway Corridor Team and Bike Walk Wichita will distribute free bicycle lights. Kansas law requires that anyone riding a bicycle at night must have at least a front light and a rear reflector. Bike Walk Wichita has received a generous […]

Free Golf Lessons in Wichita

The city of Wichita has many great opportunities to participate in outdoor activities for free or at deeply discounted prices. One free activity to look forward to is free golf lessons at MacDonald Golf Course! MacDonald is offering a free one hour golf lesson. During this lesson, you will learn basic techniques, terminology and golf […]

Bradley Fair SWEAT with Limitless Yoga and Optimistic Elephant

Sundays are a great day to relax and breathe. Limitless Yoga Studio and Optimistic Elephant make this relaxation exceptionally easy with their FREE all-levels yoga class. Every Sunday through September, Limitless Yoga Studio or Optimistic Elephant will offer a FREE all-levels yoga class. With a beautiful view of the lake and plenty of room to […]

Bradley Fair SWEAT with Pure Barre

Bradley Fair Sweat Outdoor Fitness Series

This fitness class just raised the Barre. Every Monday through September, Pure Barre will offer a FREE 1-hour fitness class in Bradley Fair! [sc name=”double-check-reminder” ] Barre fitness is a mix of ballet, pilates, and yoga.  For this class you will need: Yoga Mat Water Bottle Sweat Towel The class starts at 5:30 p.m. but […]

Wheeling Wild at the Zoo (leisurely bicycle rides)

Family bicycling riding bicycles

Are you looking for a fun and safe place for your family to ride their bikes? How about the Sedgwick County Zoo? Their Wheeling Wild bike club events are an affordable and family-friendly option. Wheeling Wild (formerly known as Wheeling Wild Wednesdays) is designed to be a leisurely bike ride for all ages. Every third […]

Free and Inexpensive Fitness Events in Wichita

fitness class working out and exercising

Who doesn’t love a fitness class…especially when it’s free?! Wichita has a wide variety of free fitness classes and inexpensive fitness events throughout the year for you to try. Some of those classes include Zumba, Barre, Yoga and Bootcamp classes just to name a few.  We have gathered all of those classes into one convenient […]

FREE WERQ Dance Fitness Class at Chicken N Pickle

pickleball courts at night at Chicken N Pickle Wichita

There’s nothing like getting up early to dance! On Saturday, July 25, Chicken N Pickle will host a FREE WERQout class at 10 a.m. [sc name=”subscribe-link” ] WERQ is a dance fitness class based on hip hop and pop music. You will need to bring: – Water Bottle – Sunscreen – Sweat Towel – Light […]

Yoga and Kombucha

Every Wednesday through September local yoga instructor, Rachel Couch, will host a yoga and Kombucha night at Inspirit Kombucha Brewing Co. [sc name=”subscribe-link” ] Kombucha is a fermented tea known for it’s health benefits. It is the perfect thing to pair with yoga. The yoga class is open for all levels from beginner to advanced. […]

Sunset Yoga at the WAM

Unfortunately, this event has been canceled. On Monday July 27, experience a free yoga class in the breathtaking outdoor Dan and Frank Carney Sculpture Terrace with gorgeous views of downtown Wichita. Kelsea of Limitless Yoga Studio will teach an all-levels flow class. No experience necessary to try this fun class. Please bring your own yoga […]