Get Fit at Fessenden

Price : $15.00
Get Fit at Fessenden


Saturday, May 20th, 2023
Saturday, July 29th, 2023
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM


Fessenden Park
Fessenden Park, Wisconsin Ave. & Fessenden St.
Washington, DC, 20016
(202) 362-1815
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Thank you to all the Tenleytown fitness studios that made Get Fit at Fessenden 2022 a success! Stay tuned for information on the 2023 schedule...

Join friends and neighbors for low-impact fitness classes at Fessenden Park Saturday mornings at 9 am during the late spring and summer. These all ages and all abilities classes are taught by instructors from Tenleytown fitness studios, including JTR Jujutsu, Sport & Health, Washington Yoga Center, and Well & Wonder. Try out Total Body HIIT, Vinyasa-inspired yoga, self-defense style boot camp, and more! Classes are perfect for fitness enthusiasts, as well as beginners looking to try something new.

Each class is just $15, with all proceeds benefiting programming and maintenance at Fessenden Park. Pre-registration required and space is limited. Click the Schedule tab above for a listing of this season's Get Fit at Fessenden classes and links to register.

Get Fit at Fessenden is presented by Tenleytown Main Street, which seeks to revitalize the park as a community gathering place for all ages. TMS is an official park partner of the DC Department of Parks and Recreation.

Getting to the park

Fessenden Park is bounded by Wisconsin Avenue, Fessenden St., and 42nd St. The park is equidistance from either the Tenleytown-AU Metro station or the Friendship Heights station, and is located on multiple Metro Bus lines. A Capital Bikeshare station is located at Fessenden Street and Wisconsin Avenue, next to Citibank. Metered street parking is also available.

Inclement weather policy

In the case of rain, the class will be canceled. Registrants will receive credit for a future Get Fit at Fessenden class at the park.

Health & safety protocols

By registering for a class, students agree to abide by any and all health and safety protocols in place and to hold harmless Tenleytown Main Street, participating fitness studios, and their instructors for any injury that may result from their participation in the classes offered.

There is a $15 registration fee for each class. All proceeds support programming and maintenance of the park by Tenleytown Main Street. Please bring a mat and water with you.


May 21: Yoga with Well & Wonder Studio

This vinyasa-inspired class slows things down to focus more on alignment and building a strong foundation. Great for anyone new to yoga or looking for a form refresher.

May 28

Memorial Day holiday, no class

June 4: BE FIERCE with Sport & Health

Join Sport & Health for a 1-hour session consisting of two 30-minute routines. First up, a combination of martial arts and endurance will unleash strength you never knew you had. Next, enjoy a bodyweight, full-body workout routine that will get your heart pumping and your endorphins running perfectly for your busy life. Great for all fitness levels.

June 11 - HIIT It, Don't Quit It with Sport & Health

This High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT) workout will push you past any boundaries you thought you had. Push as hard as you can for small intervals, rest, and REPEAT.

June 18: Total Body HIIT with Well & Wonder Studio

Join Jennifer Blackburn for a total body HIIT workout in the park. Well & Wonder’s Master HIIT Trainer will guide you through bodyweight strength, core, stability, balance and mobility. Bring a mat, towel and water.

June 25: Qi Gong - Recharge, Refocus, and Rejuvenate with Adam Omkara

Enjoy a "working in" bootcamp, including energy exercises and emotional freedom through Qi Gong. Qi Gong is a form of movement, in combination with using the mind to create intention, to cultivate more Chi. Qi Gong positively affects the balance and flow of our energy, and enhances health and functionality of the body and the mind. This class is family friendly and for all-ages.

July 2

Independence Day holiday, no class

July 9

No class. Join us for our monthly volunteer park clean-up.

July 16: Yoga with Sydnea Lewis, Washington Yoga Center

This vinyasa-style class is appropriate for regular yoga practitioners of all levels. Students are led through unique, fluid movement sequences with an emphasis on linking breath to postures - building heat while developing strength, flexibility, and internal clarity.

July 23: Martial Arts with JTR Jujutsu International

Explore martial arts and basic self-defense techniques with JTR Jujutsu International. This fun class requires no prior martial arts experience and is perfect for all ages. JTR will be giving out prizes for the best students and parents contest.