Fitness Events in Denver for Summer 2023

Are you tired of the same old routine and looking for active things to do in Denver this summer? If you want to go beyond the typical patio drinking scenes and also work towards your fitness goals, we have just the solution for you! We found six fun fitness events around Denver that will help you do just that.

Our Rocky Mountain Flex Fitness members strive to live a healthy life, whether that is weight training in the gym, MMA boxing training, hitting the trails for a hike in the mountains, biking to work and staying on top of their nutrition. They know that being active helps to strengthen muscles and bones, improve cardiovascular health and maintain a healthy weight, reducing the risk of chronic conditions such as obesity and diabetes. We want that for you too! From bootcamps to races to outdoor yoga and more, these events will not only keep you healthy and active but will also guarantee that you’ll create some great memories with friends.

Zumba at Fitness on the Plaza at Union Station:

Are you ready to elevate your dance fitness game and have a blast while doing it? Look no further than the free Fitness in the Plaza event happening at Denver’s Union Station. Get ready to groove, sweat and feel the burn with two exhilarating Zumba and Cardio Dance sessions led by the energetic Shanee that promise to be a total workout. These dynamic exercise routines combine cardio, muscle conditioning, balance and flexibility, all while boosting your energy levels before 9am. The event is free but you need to register to save your spot. After the class, make sure to check out the Fabletics Pop-up shop and treat yourself to some fresh fitness apparel or head over to Snooze for some brunch and coffee!

Where: Union Station 1701 Wynkoop St, Denver, CO 80202
When: Saturday, June 24th or July 22nd from 8-9AM, 2023
Register: Cardio Dance or Zumba Dance Fitness 

July 4th – America’s Birthday Dash in Washington Park:

Join Denver’s longest running 4th of July Run/Walk around Wash Park! Get ready to celebrate America’s birthday in style! This is a family-friendly event that you won’t want to miss. From the moment you arrive, you’ll be immersed in festivities as American as ice cream and apple pie. The fun begins at 8:30AM with a 4-mile run/walk around the scenic and picturesque Washington Park, followed by a free kids firecracker fun run at 9:55AM for kids 8 and under. This is the perfect way to kick off your 4th of July before the BBQs, cold brews and fireworks!

Where: Washington Park 701 S Franklin St, Denver, CO 80209
When: Tuesday, July 4, 2023 at 8:30AM 2023

Summer Bootcamp at Sculpture Park in Denver’s Theater District:

Denver Parks and Recreation is hosting a free 4-week outdoor fitness series in Sculpture Park this July! No matter what your fitness level is, they’ve got you covered. They’ve put together a variety of workouts that are sure to challenge you, from resistance training to aerobic conditioning and core strengthening.

The workouts are FREE and all you need to bring are a water bottle and a yoga mat for groundwork.

Where: Sculpture Park 1736 Speer Blvd #1848, Denver, CO 80204 (between Champa and Arapahoe streets)
When: Mondays, July 10th-31st, 2023, Mondays at 7AM

Yoga on the Rocks at Red Rocks Amphitheatre in Morrison:

Experience the ultimate summer yoga event at Red Rocks with Yoga on the Rocks! People travel from all over the world to jam out to the best bands at night, but you have the unique opportunity to start your day zenning out with some of Denver’s best yoga instructors. Red Rocks is known for its unparalleled combination of stunning geological formations, breathtaking views and exceptional sound quality. Whether attending a concert or participating in an event like Yoga on the Rocks, being at Red Rocks creates an extraordinary and memorable experience that transcends the ordinary and connects people with the wonders of nature.

Engaging in regular yoga practice brings a multitude of benefits, such as building strength, increasing flexibility and nurturing mental health. So, find peace and serenity in the open mountain air, every Saturday in June and July, but you must buy tickets in advance and they are only available online. Just bring your mat and water bottle for an unforgettable yoga experience.

Where: Red Rocks Amphitheater 18300 W Alameda Pkwy, Morrison, CO 80465
When: Saturdays, June and July, 2023 at 7AM
Buy tickets:

Fitness in the Gardens near Denver’s Union Station:

Fitness in the Gardens is a FREE summer fitness series located in the 17th Street Gardens, just outside the Whole Foods store. Start your weekend off right with a rejuvenating outdoor yoga class at 9 a.m. Whether you’re a beginner or an experienced yogi, this hour-long session is open to all skill levels. Leading the class is Dené, a seasoned yoga instructor, who will guide you through a mellow yet energizing practice. You’ll leave feeling empowered and ready to embrace the rest of your weekend! Remember, this class is held outdoors on concrete, so bring your yoga mat, water bottle, towel and any props you would like such as blocks or straps.

Where: 17th Street Gardens, 1945 17th Street, Denver
When: Saturday, June 24th, July 8th & 29th, August 12th & 26th, 2023 at 9AM
Register (free):

Denver Rocks Run 5K/10K in City Park:

Experience the best of Denver’s culture, craft breweries and music scene all in one unforgettable event. Join the 2nd Annual Denver Rocks Run 5K/10K at Denver’s City Park. Enjoy views of the Denver skyline while jamming to rock tunes along the course. After crossing the finish line, prepare for an epic post-race party featuring live rock music, food, and a free beer for all registrants aged 21 and up. You’ll also get a custom Denver Rocks Run t-shirt, a finisher medal, and exclusive discounted tickets to the Colorado Rockies game later in the day if you want to keep the celebration going!

Where: City Park, Denver, CO
When: Sunday, August 20, 2023 

Don’t let summer slip by without checking out some of these fitness events in Denver. It doesn’t matter if you’re a fitness pro or just starting your journey towards a healthier lifestyle, because there’s something for everyone to enjoy. So, mark those calendars, recruit friends and gear up for an active summer!

And don’t forget, at Rocky Mountain Flex Fitness in Denver, we have FREE fitness classes for all of our members! Our classes are a great way to get a killer workout through yoga, bootcamps and bag classes and they are led by a certified trainer. We like to add variety for our members, so check out our class schedule to see what our current class offerings are.

If you are not yet a gym member of RMFlex and looking for a gym in Denver to call “home”, sign up for our 7-Day trial pass to come check out our facility.