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Milwaukee Recreation has unveiled its new Wellness Community Facebook Group!

The Facebook Group is free for all, and will feature seasonal challenges and regular prizes! All are welcome to participate, stay active, and join the conversation with fellow community members!

Winter Wellness

Milwaukee Recreation offers wellness programming and resources at different locations throughout the year. These programs and resources are free and available to everyone ages 6 and older (children 6-11 must be accompanied by an adult).

Fitness classes and health education will be provided by local community organizations.

Class size limited to nine participants.

Mil"WALK"ee Walking Club SOLD OUT

Join our walking club and explore Milwaukee with us! Each week you will start at the location listed, walk the roughly 3-miles, and end back at the same spot. (Click the links below for directions to each starting point).

Sign up for each walk on our online registration portal here!

  • Tuesday, Jan. 19, 10-11:15 AM: South Shore Park (2900 S Shore Dr.)
  • Tuesday, Jan. 26, 10-11:15 AM: Mitchell Park Domes (524 S Layton Blvd.)
  • Tuesday, Feb. 2, 10-11:15 AM: Havenwoods State Forest (6141 N Hopkins St.)
  • Tuesday, Feb. 9, 10-11:15 AM: Greenfield Park (2028 S 124th St.)
  • Tuesday, Feb. 16, 10-11:15 AM: Hart Park (7300 W Chestnut St.)
  • Tuesday, Feb. 23, 10-11:15 AM: Riverside Park (1500 E. Park Place)
  • Tuesday, March 2, 10-11:15 AM: Washington Park - Milwaukee County Parks (1859 N. 40th St)
  • Tuesday, March 9, 10-11:15 AM: Veterans Park Kite Store (1300 N Lincoln Memorial Dr.)

Indoor Yoga SOLD OUT

Release some stress in your life with the calming ritual of yoga. Yoga is a lifestyle incorporating natural exercise, diet, proper breathing, relaxation, and meditation. Wear comfortable clothing. Individuals with medical conditions should be cleared by a physician prior to participation. Bring your own exercise mat or purchase at site for $10.

Sign up for these free classes on our online registration portal here!

  • Fridays, Jan. 29 - March 5: Beulah Brinton (10:30-11:15 a.m.)
  • Wednesdays, Jan. 20 - Feb. 24: Hawthorn Glen (5:30-6:15 p.m.)
  • Wednesdays, March 3 - April 7: Hawthorn Glen (5:30-6:15 p.m.)

Winter Wellness Walks

Winter is a perfect time to get outside and experience nature. Walking outdoors can reduce stress, enhance the immune system and lift your spirit! Dress appropriately to enjoy a short outdoor hike on the trails. All ages welcome.

Meet outside the Hawthorn Glen Nature Museum.

Sign up for each walk on our online registration portal here!

  • Saturday, Jan. 30: Hawthorn Glen (11-11:45 a.m.)
  • Saturday, Feb. 27: Hawthorn Glen (11-11:45 a.m.)
  • Saturday, March 27: Hawthorn Glen (11-11:45 a.m.)


Erica Wasserman

Wellness Supervisor
Phone: 414-475-8775
Email: Erica [at]

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