The partnership provides an array of free, outdoor fitness programs taught by CoreSRQ trainers
Sarasota, Fla. – May 04 , 2022 – The Bay Park Conservancy (BPC) announces an important community partnership with CoreSRQ to provide park guests with a series of free, outdoor health and wellness classes taught by CoreSRQ’s certified trainers at The Bay Park.
Classes will occur every weekday morning at The Bay, Monday through Thursday, and include a variety of offerings for all ages and experience levels. In alignment with The Bay’s guiding principles, all programs are open and accessible, free and welcoming to all.
The new partnership brings CoreSRQ’s high caliber and high quality fitness, health, and wellness programs to The Bay’s community of park goers, with the overall objective of encouraging the entire community to enjoy a healthier and happier quality of life.
Starting on May 9, these 45-minute classes run every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday at 8:00 a.m. on The Bay’s Civic Green (801 N. Tamiami Trail Sarasota, FL, 34236) and include:
- Bootcamp at The Bay: A workout targeted at building muscle, reducing body fat, and increasing cardiovascular fitness. Classes start May 9 and continue every Monday at 8 a.m.
- Fit Kids at The Bay: An active and fun workout for kids ages 6-13 incorporating basic aerobic exercises and physical activities to get their hearts pumping and interests engaged. Classes start on May 31 and continue every Tuesday at 8 a.m.
- Tai Chi at The Bay: A low impact class safe for all ages and fitness levels using an ancient form of Chinese exercise consisting of slow, beautiful, and relaxed movements. Classes start May 11 and continue every Wednesday at 8 a.m.
- Moving Moms at The Bay: A prenatal, pregnancy, or postpartum workout that teaches how to prevent pregnancy injuries and rehabilitate the body back to balance. Classes start May 12 and continue every Thursday at 8 a.m.
All programs at The Bay are made possible thanks to contributions made by the Community Foundation of Sarasota County and The Bay Parks Conservancy’s Founding Business Partners program (FBP). For more information about all activities available at The Bay, visit our events calendar www.thebaysarasota.org/calendar/
About CoreSRQ, Inc.
CoreSRQ is a legacy organization that has served the Sarasota community for more than 70 years. With the unwavering support of the community, new organizational leadership has saved the branches from permanent closure, raised funds to secure the purchase of the facilities, and established the framework to allow CoreSRQ to serve the Sarasota community for decades to come. CoreSRQ’s branches serve as Sarasota’s community centers. CoreSRQ is an independent non-profit organization that differentiates itself by offering innovative, comprehensive health, wellness and community outreach programs that afford members of the Sarasota community the opportunity to reach their full potential in terms of fitness, wellness and community engagement. Our mission is the amplification of broad-based, multigenerational community education and engagement while facilitating community health and wellness. CoreSRQ offers not only health and wellness classes, but also social-emotional learning programs, fellowship opportunities, educational programs, and fun family events. CoreSRQ offers engaging programs and activities for people of all ages and backgrounds. Through strategic community partnerships and innovative programming, CoreSRQ has expanded its reach to unserved and underserved members of our community to enhance their physical, mental, emotional and social well-being. Unlike for-profit fitness clubs, CoreSRQ provides scholarships and subsidized memberships for those who want to engage with our community but are means-constrained. All funds raised by CoreSRQ remain local for the benefit of the Sarasota community.
About The Bay
The approved Bay Master Plan will conserve 53 acres of city-owned land and create an iconic public park along Sarasota Bay. The Bay is on track to open phase one of the park in the summer of 2022, providing an iconic destination that will welcome everyone to Sarasota.The Park will cost about $100-150 million and will take between 7-10 years, over 3 or more phases to complete. The Blue Pagoda serves as a welcome center for visitors and an on-site office for The Bay Park Conservancy. For more information or general inquiries about this initiative, please visit www.thebaysarasota.org or call 941-203-5316.
About The Bay Park Conservancy
The Bay Park Conservancy (BPC) was formed as a 501c3 not-for-profit organization in 2019 to implement the master plan approved by the Sarasota City Commission to conserve 53 acres of public land for a community park on Sarasota Bay. The BPC entered a long-term partnership with the City and will fund, develop, operate, and sustain the park for the benefit of the community, now, and for generations to come. For more information, visit www.thebaysarasota.org.