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Free Wellness Events

Wellness

Milwaukee Recreation offers free 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. Healthy snacks, smoothies and water may also be available.

Registration will be accepted on a first-come, first-served basis the day of the event. This is a free drop-in program.

Winter Wellness

Wellness Walks

Winter is the perfect time to get outside and experience the healing powers of nature. Walking outdoors has benefits including reducing stress, enhancing the immune system and lifting spirits. Dress appropriately to enjoy an outdoor hike on the trails to benefit your head and heart.

  • Where: Hawthorn Glen (Meet outside Nature Center)
  • When: Feb. 22, Feb. 29, March 21, & March 28 (Saturdays) CANCELED
  • Time: 11-11:45 a.m.

Beginner Yoga

Join us inside the Nature Center as we practice breathing techniques and move through a series of yoga poses that leave us feeling relaxed and refreshed this winter season! Class is geared towards all fitness levels! Bring your own exercise mat and water.

  • Where: Hawthorn Glen (Meet in the Nature Center)
  • When: March 4, March 11, March 18, & March 25 (Wednesdays) CANCELED​​​​​​​
  • Time: 5:30-6:30 p.m.

Spring Wellness

Wellness Walks with Coffee

This walking club begins with a walk and end with a coffee. Each week you will start at a different coffee shop, walk the distance listed, and end back at the coffee shop for a coffee. (Click the links below for directions to each cafe).

Weekly Time: 10-11:30 a.m.
Sign up for each walk on our online registration portal here!

Yoga

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 $10.00.

Click the below links to register:


Move in May – Health and Wellness Fair

Help us celebrate National Physical Fitness & Sports Month by participating in our Move in May - Health and Wellness Fair! Fitness class demos, healthy snacks, and raffle prizes will be sure to give you some motivation to Move in May! Community resources and health education will be provided by local organizations.

  • Date: Saturday, May 2
  • Time: 9 a.m. - 12 p.m.
  • Location: MacDowell Montessori (Enter Door no. 7 off south parking lot)

This event is FREE & open to all ages; no pre-registration necessary.

Contact

Erica Wasserman

Wellness Supervisor
Phone: 414-475-8775
Erica@mkerec.net

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