Ring in the new year with intentions for staying active and making new friends while you’re at it! Orlando North is home to many activities suited for any fitness level. We’re here to help you branch out, get social, and challenge you to stay motivated through it all. Whether your New Year’s resolution is fitness related or not, we’re confident you’ll love these outings. Check out some local favorites that will get your blood pumping.
OUTDOOR WORKOUT CLASSES: FITNESS PARTNERS
Start off the new year right by crushing your fitness goals with the help of motivated, like-minded people in your area. Fitness Partners in Altamonte Springs focuses on personalized attention, so you get the personal-trainer experience in a group class setting. This fun, upbeat atmosphere will leave you feeling accomplished after each workout and will have you looking forward to the next. While each instructor brings something different to the table, however, they all have a few things in common: attentiveness to each individual, knowledge of fitness, and a commitment to your health. Check out the class schedule and choose from personal training, pilates, and more!
LOCAL SPORTS: ADULT RECREATION PROGRAMS
It’s “game on” in Lake Mary with adult recreation programs built to challenge your skills while building new friendships. The City of Lake Mary offers several sports and recreation activities for those in surrounding communities, some of which include slow pitch softball, kickball, tennis, and more. This could be a great opportunity to rally a team of your own or join a league looking to expand. These outdoor activities will have you revisiting your competitive side with seasonal games that lead to the ultimate title of the Lake Mary Parks & Recs Champions!
YOGA: SANFORD YOGA AND COMMUNITY CENTER
Find your inner peace while connecting your mind and body at Urban Om Power Yoga. This Heathrow studio offers hot yoga: a challenging and healthy way to increase your flexibility, metabolism, and blood flow. This is perfect for those looking to not only get a good workout but also achieve a calm state of being. How does hot yoga work? Urban Om Power Yoga uses infrared heat to warm their studio. These heat waves boost blood flow to your muscles and provide pain-relieving components to help you look and feel amazing. So, grab your friends, family, or colleagues, and check out their class schedule to book your next class for some sweaty fun.
WATER ACTIVITIES: WEKIVA ISLAND
Known as Central Florida’s favorite watering hole, Wekiva Island is the local spot for adults looking to relax, socialize, and have some fun in the sun. Grab your swimsuit, snorkeling gear, and an appetite because this outing will have you unwinding both in and out of the water. Spend your day kayaking, canoeing, and paddleboarding along the Wekiva River while being surrounded by captivating views and crystal-clear water. Later, cool off with drink specials and small bites at the onsite food truck, Without a Paddle Café, or The Tooting Otter bar. Wekiva Island hosts events year-round, such as live music, wine and paint events, and more. Check out the calendar for information and don’t miss an opportunity to mingle with local adventure-goers in the area.
HIKING: SEMINOLE WEKIVA TRAIL
Getting active doesn’t always require a gym or special equipment, sometimes all you need is your favorite pair of sneakers and some fresh air to get going! Seminole County is full of local trails for hiking, biking, and jogging. Plus, your furry companion can join in with you. Walking groups are a great opportunity to meet people and switch up your routine. Whether you’re wanting to unwind after a long day of work or soak in the Florida sun on the weekends, you certainly won’t be the only one looking to get outside. The app, Meetup, helps you connect with different walking groups in your area, based on what interests you. Check it out and discover the many beautiful trails Orlando North has to offer.
Each new year presents new opportunities. This year, we encourage you to get out and stay active with old friends and new! Orlando North, Seminole County has just what you need to do it all, indoors and out. So, learn a new sport, discover a new trail, make a new pal—make this year the best one yet. There is so much to explore and plenty of fun to be had in Orlando North!