Get Fit Mobile

Healthy behaviors, such as regular physical activity and free play, are an important part of reducing the risk of chronic disease in Prince George's County. Get Fit Mobile supports the efforts of the County to improve health outcomes by creating opportunities for supervised, inclusive physical activities in local parks and neighborhoods. 

Program Overview

Be on the lookout for the Get Fit Mobile unit as we cruise throughout the County! Get Fit Mobile brings fun activities and structured play to local parks and trails for you and your family. 

Enjoy the physical activity, sports, and fun games including Food-Tag Frenzy™, soccer, Boundaroos, obstacle courses, hula hoops, agility ladders, scooters, Mamba Gaga Ball, Line Dancing, Pound Fit©, and more!

Upcoming Events

Saturday, June 25, 12-2 pm
Jump! Into Summer
Can you jump rope? How about hula hoop? Join us and show off your skills! Jump alone or bring a few friends for good old-fashioned Double Dutch, and hip-swirling hula hoops.
FREE; Ages 6 & Up
Tucker Road Athletic Complex (located near restrooms)
1770 Tucker Rd., Fort Washington 20744
Register Here! 

Thursday, June 30, 4-6 pm
Jump! Into Summer
Can you jump rope? How about hula hoop? Join us and show off your skills! Jump alone or bring a few friends for good old-fashioned Double Dutch, and hip-swirling hula hoops.
FREE; Ages 6 & Up
Cosca Regional Park (located near Playground)
11000 Thrift Rd., Clinton 20735
Register Here! 

Saturday, July 9, 12 noon-2 pm
To-go Plant for MyPlate!
Good nutrition starts with MyPlate! Learn to plant fresh vegetables to go on your own plate. Planting supplies provided. Bring the whole family!
FREE; All Ages
Watkins Regional Park (located near Carousel)
301 Watkins Park Drive
Upper Marlboro 20774
Register Here!

Wednesday, July 13, 4-6 pm
Kids' Day in the Park
Discover the fun you can have outdoors at the park! Join us for a variety of kids' fitness games! Score with the ball toss, race a relay, and learn to have fun with fitness. Get ready to play and make friends along the way!
Level: All
FREE; Ages 2 & up
Walker Mill Regional Park (located near the playground)
8840 Walker Mill Rd, 
District Heights 20747
Register Here! 

Thursday, July 28, 5pm-7pm 
Kids’ Day in the Park  
Discover the fun you can have outdoors at the park! Join us for a variety of kids’ fitness games! Score with the ball toss, race a relay, and learn to have fun with fitness. Get ready to play and make friends along the way!
Level: All 
FREE; Ages 2 & up
Fairwood Park (located near playground)
12390 Fairwood Parkway
Bowie 20720
Register Here!   

Saturday, August 6, 12 noon-2pm
Agility Course Challenge 
Test out your agility and fitness skills with the whole family! Join us for a Family Agility Course and Relay. Navigate through our agility course and achieve your best relay time.  
Level: All 
FREE; Ages 6 & up 
Walker Mill Regional Park (located near the playground) 
8001 Walker Mill Road 
Capitol Heights 20743 
Ticket Code: SPD-SPEC-GA-20220806  
Register Here!  

Saturday, August 13, 8 am-1 pm   
Summer Harvest  
Wondering how to eat summer fruits and veggies? Stop by the Get Fit Mobile unit for new recipes to enjoy and fun activities to try. Good nutrition starts with MyPlate! Learn to plant fresh vegetables to go on your plate. Planting supplies provided. Bring the whole family!  
FREE; Ages 2 & up  
Ellen E. Linson Splash Park (located at farmers market) 
5211 Campus Drive 
College Park 20740 
Register Here! 

Saturday, August 27, 8 am-1 pm 
Summer Harvest  
Wondering how to eat summer fruits and veggies? Stop by the Get Fit Mobile unit for new recipes to enjoy and fun activities to try. Good nutrition starts with MyPlate! Learn to plant fresh vegetables to go on your plate. Planting supplies provided. Bring the whole family!  
FREE; Ages 2 & up  
Marietta House Museum (located near the farmers market) 
5626 Bell Station Road 
Glenn Dale 20769 
Register Here!

Benefits

Benefits of physical activity include*:

  • Lower risk of heart disease
  • Lower risk of type 2 diabetes
  • Lower risk of chronic disease
  • Improved cognition
  • Improved quality of life
  • Improved bone health

Additional Information

For more information, call 301-446-6800; TTY 301-699-2544 or email wellness@pgparks.com Events may be canceled due to inclement weather or wet grounds. Call 301-927-0822 for weather-related cancellations.

COVID-19 GUIDELINES: Face coverings are required for all indoor venues and crowded outdoor venues including concerts, festivals, and ticketed sporting events. Face coverings are no longer required outdoors in the parks, but are encouraged for unvaccinated individuals.

ADA Accommodations

The Department of Parks and Recreation encourages and supports the participation of individuals with disabilities. Register at least two weeks before the program start date to request and receive a disability accommodation.

*Source of benefits: Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans, 2nd Edition, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services