Summer at Davis Park
The Rockford Area Convention & Visitors Bureau will bring live music and workout experiences to Rockford’s Davis Park in July and August with a new event series called “Summer at Davis Park.” In total, six Workout Wednesdays and five Music at Davis Park concerts will take place during July and August. Each event is free to attend and open to all.
Workout Wednesdays will occur every Wednesday July 24 through August from 5:30 - 7 p.m. Workout instruction will take place on the north lawn of Davis Park. The workouts are FREE and will feature high-energy music and exercise led by fitness instructors from the YMCA of Rock River Valley and a free Kid Zone for kids ages 5 – 12, with activities led by the Rockford Park District’s Youth Sports Department.
- July 24 – Les Mills BodyAttack with Jenna and Urban Line Dancing with Beverly directly after
- July 31 – Les Mills BodyCombat with Jenna and Joy
- August 7 – Urban Line Dance with Tina
- August 14 – Les Mills Grit with Marcus and Joy
- August 21 – Les Mills Combat with Marcus and Joy
- August 28 – Urban Line Dance with Beverly
BodyAttack - BodyAttack is a high-energy fitness class with moves that cater for total beginners to total addicts. We combine athletic movements like running, lunging and jumping with strength exercises such as push-ups and squats.
BodyCombat - BodyCombat is a high-energy martial arts-inspired workout that is totally non-contact. Punch and kick your way to fitness and burn up to 740 calories in a class. No experience needed. Learn moves from Karate, Taekwondo, Boxing, Muay Thai, Capoeira and Kung Fu.
Urban Line Dancing - Learn the moves to all your favorites like the Cha Cha Slide, Cupid Shuffle, The Wobble and many more! So much fun, you won't realize you're exercising!
Grit - Grit is a 30-minute high-intensity interval training (HIIT) workout that improves cardiovascular fitness, increase speed and maximize calorie burn. Les Mills Grit takes HIIT and combines it with powerful music and inspirational coaches who will be down on the floor with you, motivating you to go harder to get fit, fast.
Music at Davis Park events represent a variety of music genres and feature live bands, performers, food and beverage trucks and vendors. Concerts will take place every Thursday in August from 5 - 9 p.m. The concerts are free and open to all. Concerts will take place on the north lawn of Davis Park.
- August 1 – Joe Stamm Band
- August 8 – Kelly Steward & The Restless Kind
- August 15 – Los Arenales and DJ Cachorro
- August 22 – Dingo and August Hotel
- August 29 – Too Deep & So Wavy
For a list of Frequently Asked Questions for both Workout Wednesdays and Music at Davis Park, download our FAQ sheet here!