Fitness / Walking
|Granados Adult and Senior Center 500 Freiling
Located in a house that was donated by the Granados family, adults and seniors are invited to stop by and take advantage of recreational, educational and social programs. A variety of fitness and games are offered throughout the week, including a cardio fun class, stretch and flex, line dancing, and Zumba.
$7 annual fee for participants 60 and over; $15 for participants aged 18-59.
Times vary from 9 AM to 6 PM.
Click here for more info.
|Ashcrafts Martial Arts
12116 Radium Drive
San Antonio, TX 78216
Ashcrafts Martial Arts offers a specialized class for Seniors and Adults over the age of 45. This class focuses on Balance and Flexibility conditioning and eliminates some of the agressive cardio requirements of traditional classes.
For more information, call (210) 344-4272, or visit Ashcrafts online.
|San Antonio Walks
The city hosts a FREE walking program! To find out you can start a walking group, call Bert Pickell at (210) 273-7983, or visit the group online.
(210) 433-9922, Estella Forhan
Exercise classes, fitness activities and health education for seniors. Visit them online for more information.
|YMCA of Greater San Antonio
The YMCA of Greater San Antonio offers group exercise programs at each branch for increasing muscular strength, mobility, and endurance for daily living activities. Low-impact and joint-friendly sessions involve cardio, flexibility, strength training, and coordination exercises. Schedules vary by branch location. For more information, visit the YMCA online.
|Copeland Senior Activity Center5703 S. Flores Street
The goal of the Copeland Senior Activity Center is to change the lives of San Antonio 'seniors' (50 or over) by providing fitness classes, nutrition/cooking demos, Art and Hist. classes, and camaraderie. Enjoy Thursday Bunco Club, Wednesday Meditation Group (10:30 AM to noon), or Thursday Thai Chi and MUCH More!
For more information and to stay connected with the Copeland Senior Activity Center, "like" their Facebook page!
|Morgan's Wonderland5223 David Edward Drive
Morgan's Wonderland offers activities for seniors monthly every second and fourth Friday. For more information, contact Becky Lucci at (210) 495-5888, ext. 1006, or email her. Cost is $8 per person, from 11 AM to noon.
San Antonio Sports
525 San Pedro
(210) 820-2113, Alma Striker
Seniors Get Fit:
Monday - Friday, 8:30am - 11:30am
Free to Seniors 55+
|Lion’s Field Adult Center
(210) 826-9041, Maeve Reddin
Lion's Field is truly a multipurpose center, offering a variety of classes and programs. Free exercise classes are offered Monday-Friday, including stretching, toning, exercises, and dance, from 9-10 AM.
Texas AgriLife Extension Services
Walk Across Texas is a free* 8-week program designed to help Texans establish a habit of regular physical activity.
Get together with a group from work, church, neighborhood or on your own, log miles walking, riding a bike, or even dance or garden - mileage equivalents provided to convert activity to miles.
For more information, including necessary tools, FAQ, and to register, click here!
*some charges may apply for local events
|Methodist Healthcare (210) 575-0355 or 1-800-333-7333
Stretch and Tone: Mon, Wed, Fri - 9:00 to 10:00am
Mall Walkers at Crossroads Mall
First Friday of the month at 8:30am - speakers, free health checks, coffee and healthy snacks at Crossroads Mall (upper level across from Learning Zone)
55+ services are either complimentary or offered at discounted prices
Free membership in the 55Plus program is required.
OASIS has been part of the San Antonio community for more than 20 years and serves more than 20,000 people. Members enjoy challenging programs that enrich the mind, renew past interests and develop new talents. Membership is free. Programs range from arts and humanities to consumer interest, fitness, and health. Register at one of OASIS' centers or online here. For more information, call (210) 236-5954.
Alamo Texercise is comprised of state and local organizations committed to developing an exciting new way to get moving, eat right and stay fit. They serve as a resource to Texans of all ages by offering educational events to help motivate the community with the long-term goal of adopting a healthier lifestyle. Whether you want to get started at home or in the company of others, Almao Texercise has activities that are right for you.
Alamo Texercise is a public service. There are no fees to join; however, some partners may charge for certain programs. Don’t wait, come participate and earn rewards to a better you, better health and better lifestyle. Alamo Texercise challenges Texans to become physically fit by offering education, exercise and motivational activities.
Check out their website for events, programs, and more information.
Walking / Jogging Venues
Brackenridge Park: North of downtown.
Eisenhower Park: Five miles of trails dot this facility south of Camp Bullis on Northwest Military Drive.
Gorrell Memorial Park: The Northwest Side has fallen in love with this shade-filled venue on De Zavala Road.
Mahncke Park: This small, neighborhood park off Broadway near Fort Sam Houston is perfect for short intervals.
McAllister Park: Walk among deer at this 856-acre wilderness oasis near the San Antonio International Airport.
Mission Trail: Stretching from Mission Conception just south of downtown to Mission Espada on the South Side, this nine-mile path connects four of the city’s five historic missions and offers some of the area’s most scenic walking and running terrain.
Mud Creek Park: This hidden gem in the Loop 1604/Redland Road area offers some rugged terrain for urban hikers.
Olmos Basin Park: Half-mile trek in this park across from Olmos Basin Municipal Golf Course.
Phil Hardberger Park Conservancy: Park-goers can get active and fit by utilizing the hike and bike trails at Hardberger Park. These include the Salado Creek Greenway that begins at Huebner Road and makes its way through the park to Voelcker Lane. This concrete trail will eventually wind all the way through the park. Hike and bike enthusiasts can als enjoy the newly constructed decomposed granite Geology Loop Trail, 1.5 miles in length, with its beautiful natural vistas and 2-site line trails, leading to a magnificent mott of Live Oak trees and stone benches to relax under the trees.
Stone Oak Park: This recent addition north of Evans Road has trails covering 2.1 miles that are well suited for either power walking or running.
Trinity University’s Meadows Pavilion walking path: A tartan track surface makes this a perfect spot for seniors.
Woodlawn Lake Park: Walk around the 30-acre artificial lake northwest of downtown not far from Jefferson High School.
Asst. Games Director