• View of the Golden Gate Bridge, taken from the Marin Headlands, looking towards San Francisco at sunrise.

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Healthy Parks, Healthy People

Young visitor in front Golden Gate Bridge
 

The Golden Gate National Recreation Area invites you to get outdoors and get active!

Please join us at Golden Gate NRA as we participate in the Healthy Parks, Healthy People Bay Area initiative to connect people with parks in the name of a healthy lifestyle.

Get in shape with Golden Gate park rangers on every first Saturday of the month, when we will be offering one of three types of active programs... Family Fitness, Boot Camp and Hiking for Heartbeats.

These events are all FREE and open to all ages, fitness levels, and abilities. Wear comfortable clothing you can move in and don't mind getting dirty.

Programs are on the first Saturday of every month from 2-4 pm and meet at the Main Post Parade Ground, across Presidio Visitor Center

Upcoming Events

Family Boot Camp

Saturday, January 4, 2014
2 - 4 pm

Start the year with high energy and get ready for a fun and challenging Family Boot Camp at the historic Presidio's Main Post. Learn basic soldier drills and about Presidio military life while getting fit. Family Boot Camp will conclude at Inspiration Point after a brisk hike up the Ecology Trail.

Wear comfortable exercise clothing you can move in and don't mind getting dirty. Don't forget your water bottles. We will be meeting at the Main Post Parade Ground in front of the Presidio Visitor Center on 105 Montgomery St. All ages and fitness levels welcome.

Please call the Presidio Visitor Center: (415) 561-4323, for reservations.

Hiking for Heartbeats

Saturday, February 1, 2014
2 - 4 pm

Bring your loved ones out for a lovely hike along the Presidio's historic Lover's Lane. We'll be making our hearts pump with stretches and light exercises before setting out to find a spring that promised love and hiking the trails that soldiers once used to go see their sweethearts.

Wear comfortable exercise clothing you can move in and don't mind getting dirty. Don't forget your water bottles. We will be meeting at the Main Post Parade Ground in front of the Presidio Visitor Center on 105 Montgomery St. All ages and fitness levels welcome.

Please call the Presidio Visitor Center: (415) 561-4323, for reservations.

Family Fun Fitness

Saturday, March 1, 2014
2 - 4 pm

Fitness doesn't have to be boring. Join the HPHP family to learn how we can work out our bodies while playing fun games and exploring the Presidio.

Wear comfortable exercise clothing you can move in and don't mind getting dirty. Don't forget your water bottles. We will be meeting at the Main Post Parade Ground in front of the Presidio Visitor Center on 105 Montgomery St. All ages and fitness levels welcome.

Please call the Presidio Visitor Center: (415) 561-4323, for reservations.

 
Healthy Parks Healthy People logo with two people hiking and leaf
More About Healthy Parks Healthy People

Healthy Parks Healthy People Bay Area is a regional collaborative of parks, health care providers and other organizations with a mission to "improve the health and well-being of all Bay Area residents, especially those with high health needs, through regular use and enjoyment of parks."

For more information, please visit www.hphpbayarea.org

Did You Know?

Mission blue butterfly

The endangered mission blue butterfly inhabits from the Milagra Ridge in Pacifica, to portions of the Marin Headlands. This small butterfly is an important component of area grasslands. Its host plant is silver-leaf lupine, and it is only in its mature flight stage for three weeks? More...