Health & Fitness

Through the George Mullen Activity Center and the Morgan Family Community Center, North Port Parks & Recreation offers a variety of fitness programs and activities to promote a healthy lifestyle. Whether you're a beginner at the gym, don't have much fitness knowledge, or just enjoy working out with accountability buddies, group fitness classes may be your solution. Joining a class can help build a foundation and structure that you can use to fuel your personal health journey for years to come. Parks & Recreation offers a variety of group exercise classes to meet your needs. 

Learn more about the fitness classes available in the "Exercise & Fitness" section of the bi-annual Playbook.  For information on health and fitness opportunities, download the Playbook or call 941-429-7275(PARK) and select option #4.

Achieve Anything Fitness Membership

Achieve your goals with an Achieve Anything Membership

The North Port Parks & Recreation Department offers the "Achieve Anything" membership(PDF, 5MB)  to promote a healthy lifestyle and enhance body and mind. Whether it’s visiting one of our fitness centers or participating in select activities, membership is full of opportunities at an affordable rate.

Membership benefits

  • Deep discounts of over 84% from the non-member daily drop-in fee
  • Free admission to open gym, volleyball, indoor soccer, and pickleball
  • Free admission to the Morgan Center’s teen room and game room
  • Free membership orientation

Options & costs

  • Both North Port residents and non-residents can enjoy the benefits of being a member.
  • Memberships are available in one and 12-month duration's for individuals over 18, families, veteran and senior memberships.
  • Youth (ages 11-17) and Student (ages 18-25 with school I.D.) memberships are available on an annual basis only.
  • All annual memberships excluding the Youth membership have affordable installment billing options. All billing installments are billed at the beginning of each quarter (January, April, July, October). Termination of a reoccurring payment authorization for an Achieve Anything Membership requires notification 15 days prior to the next billing.
  • Proof of residency includes a drivers license, State ID, North Port Utilities bill, a rental agreement, an FPL bill, and school registration forms.

With several different membership options(PDF, 245KB), you can find the plan that best suits you!

D-Fy Membership

Drug Free Youth is an initiative for youth in grade 6th-12th to commit to being drug, alcohol, and tobacco free. Membership in D-Fy provides youth with a complimentary Achieve Anything membership. D-Fy is currently held at the Morgan Family Community Center on a monthly basis during the school year, from 2:30-5:30 p.m. A signed parent/guardian waiver is required. Call 941-429-PARK(7275) or visit northportdfy.com for more information.

Adult Boxing Class

The Parkinson's Boxing class will empower participants while developing their balance and lighting quick combinations. The class is based on two basic principals: footwork and combinations, and includes everything from jumping rope and punching bags, to tossing medicine balls.

Age: 18+
Day/Date: M/TH, ongoing
Time: 9-10 a.m.
Fee: $10/class
Location: Morgan Family Community Center, 6207 W. Price Blvd.
Pre-registration is encouraged.

 

Youth Boxing Class

This class teaches the fundamentals of boxing along with the work ethic and discipline of the sport. Participants will gain improvement in both physical and mental strength. 

Age: 8+
Day/Date: W/F, ongoing
Time: 5:30-7 p.m.
Fee: $10/class
Location: Morgan Family Community Center, 6207 W. Price Blvd. 
Pre-registration is encouraged. 

Fit-Teen University

Elevate your teen's fitness savvy with our specialized training class. Learn exercise basics, safety, gym etiquette, and equipment use. Ages 13-15 gain gym independence after completion. Classes are offered on the 2nd and 4th Monday of each month. Call 941-429-PARK (7275) to register.

Age: 13-15
Day: By appointment only. 
Fee: $25
Location: Morgan Family Community Center, 6207 W. Price Blvd. 

Hydro Fitness

Get active and fit without stress on your joints! Hydro-fitness utilizes a timed-interval format along with resistance-based exercise to target every major muscle group.

Age: 11 and up
Fee: $8/per class or $40 for 8 classes
Day/Time: Tuesday/Wednesday/Thursday from 8:30-9:30 a.m.
Location: Competition Pool, NPAC, 6205 W. Price Blvd.

Drop-ins Welcome!

 

Jazzercise

Choregraphed to today's hottest music, Jazzercise is a fusion of jazz dance, resistance training, Pilates, yoga and kickboxing.

Location: Morgan Family Community Center, 6207 W. Price Blvd.
Pre-registration is encouraged.

 AGE DAY TIME FEE LOCATION
 13+ M/W/F 6:30-7:30 PM $50/monthly MFCC
 13+ TU/TH 9-10:30 a.m. $50/monthly NPSH
 13+ S 9-10:30 a.m. $50/monthly GMAC

MFCC = Morgan Family Community Center
NPSH = North Port Scout House
GMAC = George Mullen Activity Center

 

Line Dancing

Line Dancing is an easy way to have fun while you exercise your body and mind. Wear smooth bottomed shoes with backs and bring water. First class is free to new participants. 

Location: Morgan Family Community Center, 6207 W. Price Blvd.
Pre-registration is not required.

 AGE  LEVEL DAY TIME FEE
 18+  Intermediate  M  1-3 p.m.  $5/class
 18+  Improver  M  6-8 p.m.  $5/class
 18+  Novice  TU  noon-2 p.m.  $5/class
 18+  Beginner  W  9:30-10:30 a.m.  $5/class
 18+  Improver  W  10:30-11:30 a.m.  $5/class

 

 

 

Line Dancing Social

Come dance for enjoyment, socialization, recreation, and health.

Age: 18+
Day/Dates: Saturdays

  • Jan. 13, 2024
  • Feb. 10, 2024
  • Mar. 16, 2024
  • Apr. 20, 2024
  • May 18, 2024

Time: 1-3 p.m.
Fee: $6/class
Location: Morgan Family Community Center, 6207 W. Price Blvd.
Pre-registration is not required.

 

Pound

This jam session is inspired by the energizing and sweat dripping fun of playing the drums for a full body workout. Combines cardio, conditioning and strength training with Yoga and Pilates inspired movements.

Age: 16+
Day/Date: W, ongoing
Time: 6:45-7:30 p.m.
Fee: $8/class or $40/8
Location: Morgan Family Community Center, 6207 W. Price Blvd.
Pre-registration is encouraged.

 

 

TXR Bootcamp

Start your New Year off right! This four-week session combines suspension training with weights and bursts of cardio while focusing on strength, balance, flexibility, and core stability in a 45-minute session. 

Age: 18+
Day/Date: TU/TH, starts Jan. 2, 2024 - Jan. 25, 2024
Time: 8-8:45 a.m.
Fee: $8/class or $40/8
Location: Morgan Family Community Center, 6207 W. Price Blvd.
(Fee paid at front desk at time of class)

 

 

Waves Bootcamp

Come make waves in our all new bootcamp — a high-intensity year-round fitness class that will burn calories, tone muscles, and build core strength. You will be wave ready in no time!

Age: 11 and up Fee: $8 per class; $40 for 8 Classes Day/Time: Saturdays, 8:30-9:30 a.m.
Location: Competition Pool, NPAC, 6205 W. Price Blvd.

Drop-ins welcome!

 

Yogatology

Joyful, gentle movements using techniques from Yoga, Tai Chi and ballet to improve flexibility, balance and coordination, particularly of the body's core. Standing and seated (no floor work). Positivity is inspiring. First class free to new participants. 

Age: 50+
Day/Date: TU/F
Time: 9:30-10:30 a.m.
Fee: $8/class or $40/8
Location: Morgan Family Community Center, 6207 W. Price Blvd.
Pre-registration is encouraged.

 

 

Z-Tone Up

A light weight training class that sculpts-tones-strengthens. A combination of targeted body exercises and high-energy cardio dance movements incorporating light weights (1-3 lbs. max) and other fitness equipment to create a calorie-torching, full-body strength training fitness party!

Age: 16+
Day/Date: W, ongoing
Time: 6-6:35 p.m.
Fee: $5/class or $40/8
Location: Morgan Family Community Center, 6207 W. Price Blvd.
Pre-registration is encouraged.

 

 

Zumba

Elevate your workout with a unique fitness program that blends Latin and international music into exhilarating dance routines. First class free to new participants. 

Location: Morgan Family Community Center, 6207 W. Price Blvd.
Pre-registration is encouraged.

 AGE DAY TIME FEE
 18+ TU/TH 6:30-7:30 p.m. $8/class or $40/8
 18+ W/F 6-7 p.m. $8/class or $40/8