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

Saturday, September 24, 12 noon-2 pm  
Family Health and Fitness Day
Celebrate Family Health and Fitness Day this fall! Enjoy a day of fun for the whole family. Visit the Get Fit Mobile unit; enjoy fitness activities, games and more! There’s no excuse for you and your family to sit on the sidelines during this Family Health and Fitness Day!
FREE; Ages 6 & up
Tucker Road Athletic Complex (located near restrooms)
1771 Tucker Rd, Fort Washington 20744
Register Here

Saturday, October 8, 10 am-12 noon
Peace of Mind Pop-Up  
Mental health is an essential part of overall health and wellness. Relieve stress and find your peace of mind through yoga and mental health activities.
FREE; Ages 3 & up (coloring)
Watkins Regional Park (located near Nature Center)
301 Watkins Park Dr, Kettering 20774
Register Here

Saturday, October 15, 12 noon-2 pm  
Kids’ Day in the Park  
Discover the fun you can have outdoors at 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. Get ready to play and make friends along the way! Level: All.
FREE; Ages 2 & up
Tucker Road Athletic Complex (located near the restrooms)
1771 Tucker Rd, Fort Washington 20744
Register Here

Saturday, October 22, 12 noon-2 pm
Jump! Into Fall
Can you jump rope? How about hula hoop? Join us and show off your skills! Jump alone or bring a few friends for a good old-fashioned Double Dutch and hip-swirling hula hoop.
FREE; Ages 6 & up
Fairwood Park (located near playground)
12390 Fairwood Pkwy, Bowie 20720
Register Here

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 301-927-0822 for weather-related cancellations.

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