Get Fit Mobile

Healthy behaviors, such as regular physical activity and free play, are an important part of reducing the risk of chronic disease in Prince George's County. Get Fit Mobile supports the efforts of the County to improve health outcomes by creating opportunities for supervised, inclusive physical activities in local parks and neighborhoods. 

Program Overview

Be on the lookout for the Get Fit Mobile unit as we cruise throughout the County! Get Fit Mobile brings fun activities and structured play to local parks and trails for you and your family. 

Enjoy the physical activity, sports, and fun games including Food-Tag Frenzy™, soccer, Boundaroos, obstacle courses, hula hoops, agility ladders, scooters, Mamba Gaga Ball, Line Dancing, Pound Fit©, and more!

Upcoming Events

Tuesday, March 15, 6-7 pm
Get Fit Mobile: Family Fitness
This high-energy fitness class will get the whole family moving! Learn new exercises and different ways to stay active. This class is great for all levels.
FREE; Ages 6 & up
Glenn Dale Community Center (located near pool entrance)
11901 Glenn Dale Blvd., Glenn Dale 20769
Ticket Code: YCSD-SPEC-GA-20220315A

Wednesday, March 16, 6-7 pm
Get Fit Mobile: Boot Camp
Join us for a workout that strengthens your muscles and improves your heart health! Class includes a combination of bodyweight, strength, and cardio exercises to provide a challenging and rewarding workout experience. Please bring a towel or mat to class.
FREE; Ages 13 & up
Watkins Regional Park (located near Tennis Bubble)
301 Watkins Park Drive, Upper Marlboro 20774
Ticket Code: YCSD-SPEC-GA-20220316

Thursday, March 17, 6-7 pm
Get Fit Mobile: Wellness Walk
Walking is great for your physical and mental health. Learn how to establish a walking routine and connect with others who have similar fitness goals. Participants can walk at their own pace on a route determined by the instructor.
FREE; Ages 13 & up
Cosca Regional Park (located near Clearwater Nature Center)
11000 Thrift Road, Clinton 20735
Ticket Code: YCSD-SPEC-GA-20220317

Saturday, April 2, 10 am-12 noon
Kids' Day in the Park
Join us for a variety of kids’ fitness games! Score with the ball toss, race a relay, and learn to have fun with fitness! Level: All
FREE; Ages 2 & up
Walker Mill Regional Park (located near the playground)
8840 Walker Mill Rd., District Heights 20747
Ticket Code: YCSD-SPEC-GA-20220402

Saturday, April 30, 10 am-12 noon
Family Fun Walk/Run
We’re calling all Prince George’s County walkers and runners to join us for a fun walk/run. Bring the whole family, lace up your shoes and meet us on the trail!
FREE; All ages
Tucker Road Athletic Complex (Start: Near playground)
1770 Tucker Rd., Ft. Washington 20744
Ticket Code: YCSD-SPEC-GA-20220430

Saturday, May 14, 8 am-1 pm
Spring Harvest
Wondering how to use those spring fruits and veggies? Stop by the Get Fit Mobile unit for new recipes to enjoy and fun activities to try. Good nutrition starts with MyPlate! Learn to plant fresh vegetables to go on your plate. Planting supplies provided. Bring the whole family!
FREE; Ages 2 & up
Ellen E. Linson Splash Park (located at the farmers market)
5211 Campus Drive, College Park 20740
Ticket Code: YCSD-SPEC-GA-20220514

Saturday, May 21, 9 am-12 pm
Agility Workout Challenge
How fast can you go? Use your best footwork to navigate around cones, over hurdles, and across agility ladders for a family-friendly workout challenge! Level: All
FREE; Ages 6 & up
Walker Mill Regional Park (located near the playground)
8001 Walker Mill Road, Capitol Heights 20743
Ticket Code: YCSD-SPEC-GA-20220521

Benefits

Benefits of physical activity include*:

  • Lower risk of heart disease
  • Lower risk of type 2 diabetes
  • Lower risk of chronic disease
  • Improved cognition
  • Improved quality of life
  • Improved bone health

Additional Information

For more information, call 301-446-6800; TTY 301-699-2544 or email wellness@pgparks.com Events may be canceled due to inclement weather or wet grounds. Call 301-927-0833 for weather-related cancelations. 

COVID-19 GUIDELINES: Face coverings are required for all indoor venues and crowded outdoor venues including concerts, festivals, and ticketed sporting events. Face coverings are no longer required outdoors in the parks, but are encouraged for unvaccinated individuals.

ADA Accommodations

The Department of Parks and Recreation encourages and supports the participation of individuals with disabilities. Register at least two weeks before the program start date to request and receive a disability accommodation.

*Source of benefits: Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans, 2nd Edition, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services