Fitness Activities for the Week of May 6, 2024

Posted Sun, May 5, 2024, By Staff Writer
Feel like you are becoming a couch potato? Then get off the sofa, and check out these upcoming fitness activities happening in Northern New Jersey.
Date and Time Mon, May 6, 2024, 6:30 AM to 7:30 AM
Location Loantaka Brook Park, 195-215 Loantaka Way, Madison, NJ, 07940  [View map]
Organizer Organized by Amazing Feet Running Club - Walking Group and Social Club
You Are Always Welcome - ALWAYS!!!
We have a group that runs at an easy pace 5 miles every Monday and Wednesday Mornings. We leave from the Loantaka Way Parking Lot of Loantaka Park, Madison NJ.
I hope you will join us. You do not have to sign up. Just show up. We will be there at 6:30 a.m.!!
Date and Time Mon, May 6, 2024, 5:01 PM to 7:01 PM
Location Laurel Hill Park, Laurel Hill Road, Secaucus, NJ, 07094  [View map]
Organizer Organized by Jersey City Tennis
This is for players 4.0 and up who can hold rally,direction, and accuracy. We changed event location because the high school occupied Washington park courts untill 6:30.
Date and Time Mon, May 6, 2024, 6:15 PM to 8:30 PM
Location Freedom Riders of Paterson, 204-208 21 Paterson Ave, Paterson, NJ  [View map]
Organizer Organized by Fair Lawn FC Soccer Meetup
This is for the good players or the one who are just starting, for the young players and the older ones, for the one who are trying to get out of the house and skip the gym and the gym rats, for the one who are out of shape and the one that can run a marathon, the one who have a wife and need to run away and the one who eat out every day. Regardless we will accept, play and enjoy with each and every one of you.
Date and Time Mon, May 6, 2024, 6:30 PM to 7:15 PM
Location Milk Sugar Love Creamery & Bakeshop, 19 McWilliams Pl, Jersey City, NJ, 07302  [View map]
Organizer Organized by Jersey City Runners
This run is designed specifically for runners who are at paces 10min/mile and up. Run/walkers are also encouraged to join. We do a gently-paced one mile loop, usually two or three times. If you are nervous about attending a group run, this event is a great place to start!
Date and Time Mon, May 6, 2024, 6:45 PM to 8:15 PM
Location Veterans Field Park’s Parking Lot, Edgewater, NJ, 07020  [View map]
Organizer Organized by Easy Soccer Fort Lee
** Games are set up for 7v7 with medium (but not huge) goals . So 16 people max, please get on waiting list if roster is full. We may expand to 8v8 if there are lots of people on waitlist **
* Aim to start at 7pm the latest, please try to be there shortly prior *
No sliding tackles, no cleats, no offside.. just a friendly passing game with small goals.
Date and Time Mon, May 6, 2024, 9:30 PM to 11:30 PM
Location Our Lady of Mt. Carmel, 99 Broadway, Jersey City, NJ  [View map]
Organizer Organized by GoodRec Open Play Volleyball in NJ Everyday
To play in this game you MUST sign up in the GoodRec App here:
https://goodrec.onelink.me/59V5/meetup6
We organize games every day across the city!
Advanced, intermediate and social level.
Date and Time Tue, May 7, 2024, 6:30 AM to 7:30 AM
Location 91 Central Ave, Morris Plains, NJ, 07950  [View map]
Organizer Organized by Amazing Feet Running Club - Walking Group and Social Club
ALL ARE WELCOME TO JOIN US - ALWAYS!!
We are a group that runs at an easy pace 5-miles every Tuesday and Thursday Mornings. We leave from Central Park in Morris Plains - 91 Central Park, Morris Plains
I hope you will join us. You do not have to sign up. Just show up. We will be there at 6:30 a.m.!!
Date and Time Tue, May 7, 2024, 6:30 AM to 8:30 AM
Location Brownstone Diner, 426 Jersey Ave, Jersey City, NJ, 07302  [View map]
Organizer Organized by Jersey City Runners
Meet at 6:30am outside of Life Diner and run into Liberty State Park. Mileage, route and pace are all flexible and can be discussed before heading out into the park. Standard routes are 3-6 miles.
Please follow all CDC guidelines related to COVID-19. Please do not attend this run if you are ill.
Date and Time Tue, May 7, 2024, 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Location Hoboken Public Library, 500 Park Ave, Large Program Room, Ground Floor, Hoboken, NJ, 07030  [View map]
Cost Free Event
Connect with your inner self in our chair yoga sessions for adults.
Date and Time Tue, May 7, 2024, 5:15 PM to 5:45 PM
Location Ridgewood Kasschau, Veterans Field, Ridgewood, NJ, 07450  [View map]
Organizer Organized by Singles Walking and Wellness Club (40s & 50s)
Join this beginner’s walking club to meet singles in the area and get in shape for summer. 🙂
Meet behind the Band Shell on the path next to the parking lot.
We will leave promptly on time since this is a short event.
Date and Time Tue, May 7, 2024, 5:30 PM to 6:30 PM
Location Rutherford Rail Station, Station Square, Rutherford, NJ, 07070  [View map]
Organizer Organized by The North Jersey Road Runners
This will be a 4 mile run or so through the streets of Rutherford. If you want a completely flat run, this run's not for you as there are gradual uphills and downhills throughout the run.
You are strongly encouraged to wear reflective gear. We run in the street and anything we can do to make ourselves more visible to drivers can only improve our safety.
Date and Time Tue, May 7, 2024, 6:00 PM to 8:30 PM
Location PingPod, 2025 Hudson St, Fort Lee, NJ, 07024  [View map]
Organizer Organized by Ping Pong at PingPod New Jersey
**OPEN PLAY FOR INTERMEDIATE LEVEL**
The event will start on a first-come-first-serve (no pun intended) basis for each table and then rotate singles and doubles matches (if desired) around the Pod. There will be plenty of playing time for everybody and players of similar levels are matched up!
Date and Time Tue, May 7, 2024, 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Location The Gravity Vault - Montclair, NJ, 8 Seymour St, Montclair, NJ  [View map]
Organizer Organized by Out & Active, LGBT Meetup North Jersey
Join us at Gravity Vault's Ladies and Non-binary plus LGBTQ climbing night.
This a great place to start bouldering for those who are new and great sets for experienced folks too.
Note: bouldering does not include ropes or harnesses
Date and Time Tue, May 7, 2024, 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM
Location Lincoln Park Track, Lincoln Park, Jersey City, NJ, 07304  [View map]
Organizer Organized by Jersey City Runners
Come and explore the west side of Jersey City.
Whether you run for fun or are training for a race PR, come and join us and work on your goals!
Runners of all levels are welcome! Hope to see you there!!
Date and Time Tue, May 7, 2024, 6:30 PM to 9:00 PM
Location Goat Climbing Gym, 77 River St, Hackensack, NJ, 07601  [View map]
Organizer Organized by Climb/R (NJ Climbing partner meetup at Goat!)
Looking to meet a new climbing community?
Maybe you've just moved and would like to meet some new climbing partners?
Or you are new to the community and sport and would like to meet up with some new friends!
Every Tuesday we have a very psyched community leader to introduce climbers to our community and to each other!
All experience levels welcome.
Date and Time Tue, May 7, 2024, 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Location 171 Central Ave, Jersey City, NJ, 07307  [View map]
Organizer Organized by Jersey City Runners
Meet at 7:00PM, X-road of Reservoir Ave and Central Ave. Near the Pershing Field Children's play area.
It is a Leisure run, no runners shall be left behind. General pace is 9-10:30min pace per mile. Mileage, route, and pace are all flexible, but our usual route is 5.25 miles.
It is suggested that wearing reflective clothing/ a headlamp if you have one is good practice.
Date and Time Tue, May 7, 2024, 7:50 PM to 10:00 PM
Location Sofive Meadowlands, 2 Palmer Terrace, Carlstadt, NJ, 07072  [View map]
Organizer Organized by Bergen County Pick-Up Soccer
**Players MUST wear turf shoes or sneakers**
**Fouls** are called ONLY by an event host and players involved in the foul. If a foul is called, respect it and move on with the game. No arguing.
**Pinnies** will be provided for each team.
**No team will play more than four (4) consecutive games** despite of winning.
Date and Time Wed, May 8, 2024, 6:30 AM to 7:30 AM
Location Loantaka Brook Park, 195-215 Loantaka Way, Madison, NJ, 07940  [View map]
Organizer Organized by Amazing Feet Running Club - Walking Group and Social Club
You Are Always Welcome - ALWAYS!!!
We have a group that runs at an easy pace 5 miles every Monday and Wednesday Mornings. We leave from the Loantaka Way Parking Lot of Loantaka Park, Madison NJ.
I hope you will join us. You do not have to sign up. Just show up. We will be there at 6:30 a.m.!!
Date and Time Wed, May 8, 2024, 6:30 AM to 7:30 AM
Location sam a.m., 112 Morris St, Jersey City, NJ, 07302  [View map]
Organizer Organized by Jersey City Runners
Please join Sam from sam a.m. cafe on his weekly 4-mile run into LSP starting and ending at his cafe. He is offering runners water and a free hot coffee at the finish, with other items available for purchase (http://sam-am.com).
This is one of our faster runs (7-9 min pace with occasional outliers).
Please abide by all CDC guidelines relevant to COVID-19. Please do not attend if you are ill.
Date and Time Wed, May 8, 2024, 7:00 AM to 8:30 AM
Location Key Food Fresh & Natural, 574 Jersey Ave, Jersey City, NJ, 07302  [View map]
Organizer Organized by Jersey City Runners
Meet at 7:00AM at KEY FOOD to run a semi-shady a 2.15 mile loop (or two for double the distance!).
**Very flexible and pace-friendly run; we prioritize people running 11-12+ min/mile paces. THIS IS NOT A SPEEDY RUN.** Running late? Join at Key Food around 7.25/7.30am for the second loop!
Date and Time Wed, May 8, 2024, 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Location Stevens Park, Hudson St, Hoboken, NJ, 07030  [View map]
Organizer Organized by SilverStrides Hoboken
Everyone is welcome for our casual weekly walks!
* Meet in Stevens Park by the little league field
* We pick a walk route as a group at the beginning of the walk
* We will walk unless it is raining, snowing, or below 35 degrees
Date and Time Wed, May 8, 2024, 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Location Whole foods, 135 Greene St, Jersey City, NJ, 07311  [View map]
Organizer Organized by Jersey City Runners
Meet at 7:00PM at whole foods for a thrilling evening run!
Run and get your groceries done !
**4 miles loop that starts and ends at whole foods. Very friendly pace run; we accommodate people running 10, 11, 12+ min/mile paces and even short walk intervals. Not a speedy run.**
Date and Time Thu, May 9, 2024, 6:30 AM to 7:30 AM
Location 91 Central Ave, Morris Plains, NJ, 07950  [View map]
Organizer Organized by Amazing Feet Running Club - Walking Group and Social Club
ALL ARE WELCOME TO JOIN US - ALWAYS!!
We are a group that runs at an easy pace 5-miles every Tuesday and Thursday Mornings. We leave from Central Park in Morris Plains - 91 Central Park, Morris Plains
I hope you will join us. You do not have to sign up. Just show up. We will be there at 6:30 a.m.!!
Date and Time Thu, May 9, 2024, 8:30 AM to 9:30 AM
Location 40 Mills St, Morristown, NJ  [View map]
Organizer Organized by Qigong Flow Classes - Morris County, NJ
Beginners and drop ins welcome!
This class focuses on tuning into your Qi and through the course of class becoming aligned with Universal Qi (life force energy) for a sense of feeling revived, renewed and restored. Each class is specially designed in alignment with the harmony of Universal Qi by following the cycle of the seasons and the groups energetic needs.
Date and Time Thu, May 9, 2024, 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Location Hoboken Grand Street Branch, 124 Grand Street, Hoboken, NJ, 07030  [View map]
Cost Free Event
Ages 18 and up are welcome to join us for a Tai Chi Workshop.
We are running this program for six weeks. You are welcome to participoate for one or for all the workshops.
Please meet us at in the community program room located at 124 Grand Street, Hoboken, NJ.
Date and Time Thu, May 9, 2024, 2:00 PM to 3:30 PM
Location Hoboken Public Library, 500 Park Ave, Large Program Room, Ground Floor, Hoboken, NJ, 07030  [View map]
Cost Free Event
All levels are welcome, including those who have not practiced yoga before. These 90-minute long classes will cover the basics including breath, alignment, balance and yoga postures.
Dress comfortably. Bring a mat or towel, a yoga tie or an extra sock.
Date and Time Thu, May 9, 2024, 5:30 PM to 6:30 PM
Location Saddle River County Park- Wild Duck Pond, East Ridgewood Ave, Ridgewood, NJ, 07450  [View map]
Organizer Organized by The North Jersey Road Runners
We will start at the "Wild Duck Pond Area" and will turn around at some point. If you'd like to run additional miles, you are certainly more than welcome to do so as the mile markers make it simple to track your distance. Depending on the turnout we sometimes break off into little groups of two or three people, each of which may go at slightly different paces and/or distances.
Date and Time Thu, May 9, 2024, 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Location Hoboken Cove Community Boathouse, Frank Sinatra Dr, Hoboken, NJ  [View map]
Organizer Organized by Hoboken Cove Community Boathouse
**Join us on a short kayak trip and beach clean up!**
Hoboken Cove Community Boathouse is proud to partner with Planet Patrol to run free kayaking and paddleboarding litter picks to help protect our waterways. No experience is needed to participate.
Date and Time Thu, May 9, 2024, 6:30 PM to 9:00 PM
Location Clock @ Grove PATH, 324 Grove St, Jersey City, NJ, 07302  [View map]
Organizer Organized by Jersey City Runners
Lace-up your best sneakers and join us for an evening filled with fitness and fun! Holy Hills is open to all fitness levels - whether you're a seasoned runner or just starting your running journey.
We'll meet at 6:30PM at Grove St. (next to the clock), for a challenging run throughout Jersey City and the Heights. Estimated distance: approx. 5-9 miles. Be sure to bring your water bottles and positive energy!
Date and Time Fri, May 10, 2024, 7:30 PM to 10:00 PM
Location Jersey City, Jersey City, NJ  [View map]
Cost Free Event
Organizer Organized by HCOCHA |TD
Light Up The Loop Night Bike Ride 2024
LUTL Bike Ride is Approx. 17.5 miles Total Distance to JJ Braddock Park and back to Jersey City on the breathtaking Hudson County River Waterfront.
Start HC Urban Adventures to Check-in at Hudson County Landmarks along the way to earn points and win prizes! Join us for a night of fun, music, and excitement as we Light Up the Loop.
Date and Time Sat, May 11, 2024, 7:30 AM to 9:30 AM
Location Hudson County Park - Quad East Field-Bayonne, Park Dr, Bayonne, NJ, 07002  [View map]
Organizer Organized by NJ Hudson county Soccer (Football)
🌟 Join our pickup game, 5v5 to max 9v9! 🌐
Players of all levels are welcome, from intermediate to advanced.
It’s competitive yet friendly—because fair play and respect are our game rules! 🤝
our vibe is all about good times.
Bibs and ball provided! ⚽
Date and Time Sat, May 11, 2024, 8:00 AM to 10:00 AM
Location Loantaka Brook Reservation, 468 South St, Morristown, NJ, 07960  [View map]
Organizer Organized by Amazing Feet Running Social Club - Saturday and Sunday
We are a running group of all ages, abilities, speeds, and distances. WE typically have 30 to 40 participants or all abilities. You will find there are many runners that will run 8 to 10 miles on Saturday mornings on a regular route. We also have newer runners that are building up and run shorter distances. All are welcome!!
Date and Time Sat, May 11, 2024, 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Location Ridgewood Coffee Company, 90 E Ridgewood Ave, Ridgewood, NJ, 07450  [View map]
Organizer Organized by The North Jersey Road Runners
This will be a 3-5 mile route that goes through the streets of Ridgewood. We will meet outside Ridgewood Coffee Company, just across from the big clock in Ridgewood at the intersection of E. Ridgewood Ave. and Oak St. There are benches outside if you feel like sitting down and there's coffee inside if you're sleepy. The route is flexible depending on who shows up. The route will be mostly on sidewalks.
Date and Time Sat, May 11, 2024, 9:00 AM to 10:00 AM
Location The Newark Museum of Art, 49 Washington St, Newark, NJ, 07102  [View map]
Cost Tickets range from $12.00 to $17.85
Organizer Organized by The Newark Museum of Art
Find calm while surrounded by inspiring artwork in one of our gallery spaces before the museum opens to the public.
Tickets are limited. This event will take place while the Museum is closed to the public, please access the Museum through the South Wing entrance. Maximum capacity is 12 people, including the instructor.
Date and Time Sat, May 11, 2024, 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Location Sofive Meadowlands, 2 Palmer Terrace, Carlstadt, NJ, 07072  [View map]
Organizer Organized by The Soccer Group
4 teams - 5v5
Date and Time Sat, May 11, 2024, 9:30 AM to 10:30 AM
Location Fabletics, 1 American Dream Way #Space D231, East Rutherford, NJ, 07073  [View map]
Cost Free Event
Organizer Organized by Fabletics
The session will begin promptly at 9:30am until 10:30am followed by a private shopping experience until 11am. Please arrive around 9:15- 9:20am to find parking.
The event will be hosted at the Fabletics in the American Dream Mall.
We will be providing small refreshments such as waters and granola bars. Yoga mats are required but will not be provided, please bring your own.
Date and Time Sat, May 11, 2024, 12:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Location 8 Mountain Ave, Woodland Park, NJ  [View map]
Organizer Organized by Come Join Us!
Lets walk to the falls and back. Come Join Us! For anyone interested we will go to a nearby bar to eat and play darts afterwards.

📌HIKE QUICK STATS:
Max # participants for this event: No limit
Distance: approx 5-6 miles
Duration: 3-4 hours approx
Pace: moderate
Newcomers always welcome.
Date and Time Sat, May 11, 2024, 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Location South Mtn Reservation- Tulip Springs Parking Lot, Off Pleasant Valley Way/Cherry Lane, West Orange, NJ  [View map]
Organizer Organized by Trail Shrinks, Free Speech Hiking, Bike, Live Bands, Dancing
Moderate hike and then Dinner at Mc cloones. This hike takes in a viewpoint from historic Washington Rock, Hemlock Falls, and the Rahway River.
6.0 – Moderate, somewhat rocky trails. A few easy stream crossings, and one over the Rahway River that may be tricky depending on water level/rock shifting.
Date and Time Sat, May 11, 2024, 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Location 64 Highland Ave, Kearny, NJ, 07032  [View map]
Organizer Organized by Kearny / Newark Pickup Soccer hosted by Street FC
An hour of fun, organized pickup soccer hosted by Street FC at the beautiful new FC Futures court built by our friends at EA.
3 teams, 5v5 (no goalies), 4-minute games (or first to 3 goals), winner stays on.
Date and Time Sat, May 11, 2024, 3:00 PM to 4:15 PM
Location Saddle River County Park: Dunkerhook Area, 242-258 Dunkerhook Road, From Dunkerhook Rd Make the 1st Right into Park to Area D, Paramus, NJ  [View map]
Organizer Organized by Neurodivergent & Neurotypical Events - Ages 18-40
Let’s spend time outdoors and exercise! Join us for a moderately paced walk on a paved walkway at Saddle River County Park in Paramus, New Jersey, and make connections along the way!
The walk will last for one hour and 15 minutes. Bring water if you would like to stay hydrated. The event is weather permitting.
Date and Time Sun, May 12, 2024, 7:00 AM to 9:00 AM
Location Panther Park, 99 W Bradford ave, Cedar Grove, NJ, 07009  [View map]
Organizer Organized by Essex FC
This is a friendly soccer pick up group. A maximum of 11 vs 11 players on the field. No slide tackles No foul language. Goalie calls offsides Respect a players foul call. No yelling at other players.
Date and Time Sun, May 12, 2024, 8:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Location Kaplen JCC on the Palisades, 411 E Clinton Ave, Tenafly, NJ  [View map]
Organizer Organized by Palisades Running Club
PRC will attend Sunday, May 12th Rubin Run. If you are interested to join, you must register directly on the Rubin Run Website (https://www.jccotp.org/event/rubin-run-2024-running-for-inclusion/). This is a great event supporting individuals with disabilities who benefit from the different JCC programs.
Date and Time Sun, May 12, 2024, 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Location 200 Morris Pesin Dr, Jersey City, NJ  [View map]
Organizer Organized by Hiking, Biking, Camping & Music
Happy Mother's Day!
This is my favorite flat walk with great views of NYC and the Statue of Liberty. We will pass by Liberty National Golf Course, Caven Point, Port Liberte, the Central Railroad of NJ and the 9/11 memorial. We will walk at a social pace and take restroom breaks, etc.
Rain cancels.
Note: We hike at a moderate pace, and never leave anyone behind.
Date and Time Sun, May 12, 2024, 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Location Eagle Rock Reservation West Orange/Montclair, Prospect & Eagle Rock Ave, West Orange, NJ  [View map]
Organizer Organized by Trail Shrinks, Free Speech Hiking, Bike, Live Bands, Dancing
We will do the red and yellow trail in Eaglerock reservation this is considered a easy hike for some people a moderate hike for other people come meet with friends meet new people enjoy yourself and get a little exercise get your butt out of the house. Drinks and food to follow immediately after the event.
Date and Time Sun, May 12, 2024, 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Location Wayne Racquet Club, 170 Colfax Rd, Wayne, NJ, 07470  [View map]
Organizer Organized by The Wayne Tennis Meetup Group
ADULT BEGINNERS ONLY
Get in the game and jump-start the learning process with our special clinics for BEGINNERS. Learn the BASICS so you can play with your friends (and make new friends). These Group Lessons (max 4 players) are for adult players who want to learn fundamentals and basic strategy.
Date and Time Sun, May 12, 2024, 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Location Paramus Public Library, 116 E. Century Rd, Paramus, NJ, 07652  [View map]
Cost Free Event
Learn basic yoga poses and sequences, build strength, and increase flexibility.
Mats are available upon request.
For Paramus residents 18+
Date and Time Sun, May 12, 2024, 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Location Alter Ego Pole Fitness and Wellness Studio, 124 Baldwin Avenue, Jersey City, NJ, 07306  [View map]
Cost Free Event
Organizer Organized by @nakedangelsco
Join us for a unique and invigorating experience at Alter Ego Pole Fitness! The R&B Yoga Classes combine the soulful beats of R&B music with the tranquility and mindfulness of yoga. This in-person class will take place on every Sunday, from 7:00pm-8:00pm (Eastern Standard Time).
Date and Time Sun, May 12, 2024, 7:20 PM to 9:30 PM
Location Sofive Meadowlands, 2 Palmer Terrace, Carlstadt, NJ, 07072  [View map]
Organizer Organized by The Soccer Group
4 teams - 5v5
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