Week of 6/27

by Kate Galer on June 28, 2016

A little quieter week at the park this week, but we still have some great activities that you can join anytime! Kids are welcome too. Or just get out and enjoy the beautiful garden :)

Tuesday – Weather permitting! MINDFUL MOVEMENTS WITH GABI at 7 PM! 15 –30 minutes of strengthening and balance exercises aimed at all skill levels. FREE

Saturday – Couch to 5K with Mandy at 8AM. You can still join in this class and ease your way into running. ALL skill levels! FREE

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Week of 6/20

by Kate Galer on June 20, 2016

Get out and enjoy! Only live once!

TUESDAY
MINDFUL MOVEMENTS WITH GABI! FREE! Questions about our new reflexology path? Gabi is the one to answer them. She is a certified reflexologist and designer and donor of the path!
Gabi Cipollone will gently guide you on Tuesday evenings at 7PM
May 31st-July 19th
15 –30 minutes of strengthening and balance exercises aimed at all skill levels
FRIDAY
YOGA WITH HUMMINGBIRD RETURNS!
Popular yoga instructor, Mindy Marcozzi, of Hummingbird Yoga and Massage will return to the Park this summer to teach Sunrise Yoga at 6:00 AM on Fridays in June and July ( 6/24, 7/ 1, 7/8, 7/15, 7/22, and 7/29). She will also be teaching a Candlelight/Moon Salutation Yoga Class on Friday, August 26th at 7:00 PM. 10.00 suggested donation/session with 50% of the proceeds going to the Friends of Linwood Park!
FRIDAY
FINAL FRIDAY DINNER IN THE PARK! 6 PM on. BYOB and bring a picnic dinner and enjoy the park with neighbors and friends. Bring a frisbee, a little music, a blanket…enjoy Summer!
SATURDAY
WEEDING SOCIAL COFFEE HOUR WITH PAM – 9-10 AM. We need your help to keep the park weed-reduced ( there is no magic garden fairy). Come when you can and leave when you must and enjoy a little coffee and conversation while keeping the Park beautiful. Kids welcome, tools and gloves provided or bring your own. FREE
SATURDAY – JOIN IN ANYTIME!
COUCH TO 5K WITH MANDY! FREE!
Purpose
One time a week gathering to explore/learn about fitness, work up to a goal, and be encouraged by the community around you who is also on a fitness journey. Although the in-person gathering is once a week, the trainer, Mandy Brindle, will send emails weekly with articles on injury prevention/healthy lifestyles, inspiration, along with a weekly plan. While the goal is to run a 5K by the end, please feel free to participate on any level you are able. We will have a more experienced group run as well, so join us even if this is not your first time running.
Goal
Create community while working towards a healthier lifestyle.
Timing
Day of Week: Weekly on Saturdays at 8 AM. Classes will run from through August 13th.
Time of each meeting: Roughly 1 – 1.5 hours. This will allow for warm up/cool down, run/walk and have time to do body weight exercises in the grass of the park. Participants can bring a towel or Yoga mat for the body weight exercise portion.
Time Frame: 10 weeks with the goal of running in The Bryn Mawr Running Club MidSummer Night Series 5k on August 11th
SUNDAY~~
PEDAL IN THE PARK WITH FUEL CYCLE FITNESS
We’re taking the bikes outside. Join Fuel Cycle Fitness and our Keiser-certified instructor, Jen Crompton, for the Pedal in the Park series! Get a high intensity, sweat inducing, endorphin rushing indoor cycling class, while enjoying the great outdoors and beautiful summer scenery at Linwood Park! The music, air, and energy will get your blood flowing while the fun and carefully choreographed ride will get your cardio in check. Classes are $25 each and max out at 15 spots (so the space is limited!). Sign up for the class online at www.fuelcyclefitness.com. . Classes will be on Sunday mornings through the summer at 9 AM. 50% of the class fee goes to the Friends of Linwood Park! So you are making a donation and getting healthy and having fun! Please note – due to concerns of neighbors over any sound at the park, we have will only be having a 9AM class. We want this to be a positive experience for all involved and are excited that Fuel has partnered with us to try something new!

The Friends of Linwood Park is an all-volunteer 501 (c)3 run by your neighbors! We do 99% of the maintenance and improvements at the Park! We count on volunteers and donations to keep the park beautiful and provide programming. Thank you!

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Week of 6/13!

June 13, 2016

TUESDAY MINDFUL MOVEMENTS WITH GABI! FREE! Questions about our new reflexology path? Gabi is the one to answer them. She is a certified reflexologist and designer and donor of the path! Gabi Cipollone will gently guide you on Tuesday evenings at 7PM May 31st-July 19th 15 –30 minutes of strengthening and balance exercises aimed at […]

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Week of June 6th

June 6, 2016

Happy Perfect Weather! This week we have some fun fitness classes and our Weeding Social Hour! TUESDAY MINDFUL MOVEMENTS WITH GABI! FREE! Gabi Cipollone will gently guide you on Tuesday evenings at 7PM May 31st-July 19th 15 –30 minutes of strengthening and balance exercises aimed at all skill levels FRIDAY YOGA WITH HUMMINGBIRD RETURNS! Popular […]

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Weeding Social Hour, Memorial Day and Fitness!

May 27, 2016

It is finally warm! And sunny! Please join us Saturday May 28th from 9-10 AM for Weeding Coffee Social Hour. Enjoy coffee and snacks while keeping the park weed-reduced and talking to neighbors. Tools and gloves provided or bring your own. It is a great way to get out and enjoy the park and see […]

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Birding Class Saturday the 21st, Memorial Day, Reflexology Path , Little Free Library!

May 17, 2016

This Saturday – FREE – Child and Adult Bird Class at the Park with the Lower Merion Conservancy Some might think that a woodpecker’s tongue wraps around its head so that they didn’t get headaches…but really it is for storage because of how long it is! Our Red-Bellied Woodpecker’s tongue is almost 3x the length […]

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Weeding Coffee Social Hours!

May 9, 2016

Our popular and fun weeding coffee social hours are back! Meet us at the park from 9:00 AM – 10:00 am on the following Saturdays and help us keep the park weed-reduced while enjoying coffee and conversation with neighbors! No experience necessary- we teach you what a weed looks like – gloves and tools provided. […]

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Fitness Programming for Spring and Summer

April 25, 2016

LINWOOD PARK FITNESS PROGRAMS 2016 CYCLING CLASS WITH FUEL CYCLE FITNESS We’re taking the bikes outside. Join Fuel Cycle Fitness and our Keiser-certified instructor, Jen Crompton, for the Ride in the Park series! Get a high intensity, sweat inducing, endorphin rushing indoor cycling class, while enjoying the great outdoors and beautiful summer scenery at Linwood […]

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Looking for Committee Volunteers!

April 20, 2016

Have you wanted to get involved with the Park and the Friends of Linwood Park but are not quite sure how to get involved or what you would like to do? Sign up for one of our committees OR feel free to contact us with questions or ideas. We rely on volunteers to maintain, improve, […]

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6th Birthday Bash! Saturday May 14th from 4-7 PM

April 19, 2016

Join us in the Park to celebrate our 6th Birthday as a Park! Music by GraceBand ( http://graceband.net/ ), face painting by Six:EIght ( www.sixeight.org), outdoor SPIN demo classes by Fuel Cycle Fitness (www.fuelcyclefitness.com/), a plant walk, sidewalk chalk,Ardmore Animal Hospital with pet treats and a special selfie spot! FREE. Bring a picnic dinner and […]

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