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

Get fit this fall with Get Fit Mobile! Enjoy FREE family-friendly activities that encourage staying active and eating healthy.

Tuesday, September 7, 5-7 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
Ages 6 & up; FREE
Riverdale Community Park (located near the playground)
5400 Haig Drive
Riverdale, MD 20737
Register here

Thursday, September 30, 5-7 pm
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
Ages 2 & up; FREE
Tucker Road Athletic Complex (located near restrooms)
1770 Tucker Road
Ft. Washington, MD 20744
Register here

Wednesday, October 13, 5-7 pm
Walk this Way with Get Fit Mobile
Come walk with us! Celebrate Walktober by walking (or rolling) a few laps through the park on our beautiful Loop Trail and experience the fall colors at their peak. Walking is a fun way to exercise that can be included in your daily routine. Walk as many laps as you can and earn prizes as you go!
All ages; FREE
Watkins Regional Park (located near miniature golf & the carousel)
301 Watkins Park Drive
Upper Marlboro, MD 20774
Register here

Saturday, October 16, 9-11 am
Fall Fitness Pop-up
Join us for fall fitness activities in the park for the entire family! Adults can try a free group fitness class while kids enjoy games and activities with the Get Fit Mobile unit. Yoga class starts at 9:30 am and will run every 30 minutes.
All ages; FREE
Riverdale Community Park (located near the playground)
5400 Haig Drive
Riverdale, MD 20737
Register here

Saturday, October 23, 8 am-1 pm
Healthy Harvest
Wondering how to use those fall fruits and veggies? Stop by the Get Fit Mobile unit for new recipes to enjoy and fun activities to try. 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!
All ages; FREE
Ellen E. Linson Splash Park (located near the farmers market)
5211 Campus Drive
College Park, MD 20740
Register here

Saturday, October 30, 12 noon-3 pm
Fall-o-ween Fun
No tricks here- Join us for family-friendly games and win prizes and healthy treats. Wear your favorite costume for extra fun!
Ages 2 & up; FREE
Tucker Road Ice Rink
1770 Tucker Road
Ft. Washington, MD 20744
Register here

Saturday, November 6, 9 am-1 pm
Healthy Harvest
Wondering how to use those fall fruits and veggies? Stop by the Get Fit Mobile unit for new recipes to enjoy and fun activities to try. 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!
All ages; FREE
Marietta House Museum (located near the farmers market)
5626 Bell Station Road
Glenn Dale, MD 20769
Register here

Saturday, November 13, 9-11 am
Fall Fitness Pop-up
Join us for fall fitness activities in the park for the entire family! Try a free group fitness class. Boot Camp class starts at 9:30 am and will run every 30 minutes.
FREE; Classes: Ages 6 & up; Other activities: All ages
Watkins Regional Park (located near Tennis Bubble)
301 Watkins Park Drive
Upper Marlboro, MD 20774
Register here

Saturday, November 20, 9-11 am
Fall Fitness Pop-up
Join us for fall fitness activities in the park for the entire family! Try a free group fitness class. Family Zumba class starts at 9:30 am and will run every 30 minutes.
All ages; FREE
Tucker Road Athletic Complex (located near the restrooms)
1770 Tucker Road
Ft. Washington, MD 20744
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 301-927-0833 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