Outdoor Activities/Things to Do/Great Ideas!

  1. Visit Rolling Hills Asylum
  2. Visit the Botanical Gardens and check their calendar.
  3. Botanical Gardens Virtual School Programs.
  4. Take a road trip to one of these Epic NYS Waterfalls You Can Drive to In 3 Hours or Less
  5. Sign up for a Board & Brush DIY workshop
  6. Visit the Chandler Street Food E Market
  7. Try the new FlashFood App, now available at certain Tops to save up to 50% on groceries
  8. Make a long weekend out of a nearby tiny house Airbnb stay
  9. Go on a shop local excursion in Hamburg or Williamsville
  10. Staycation in Jamestown, perfect for nature-seekers and comedy lovers
  11. Visit these unique public art installations around Buffalo
  12. local artists, charities and Step Out Buffalo by purchasing our limited edition Step Out Buffalo x Artists merch of the month
  13. Stage your own photoshoot at one of these 27 Insta-worthy spots around town
  14. Try IV therapy
  15. Try homemade ice cream at these 15 local shops
  16. Take a tour of the most iconic street art murals in WNY
  17. Order take-out and have a picnic at any of these parks
  18. See a drive-in movie at Transit Drive-In or Dark Alley Drive-In
  19. Become a geocacher on a county park trail
  20. Try a locally made hard seltzer
  21. Hike to the eternal flame at Chestnut Ridge
  22. Visit Griffis Sculpture Park
  23. Hit the trails and connect with nature at Reinstein Woods
  24. Head out to one of these nearby state parks
  25. Visit a dog park
  26. Try one of these 25 alternative parks and trails
  27. Take a short drive to Lilydale
  28. Wander Forest Lawn Cemetery
  29. Visit the Buffalo Zoo
  30. Get friendly with the animals at Aquarium of Niagara
  31. Learn something new at Buffalo Museum of Science
  32. Stop and smell the flowers at Buffalo & Erie County Botanical Gardens
  33. Visit the Buffalo History Museum
  34. Check out our Guide to Stargazing for the ultimate date night
  35. Get wings from Josh Allen’s favorite spot

Fitness/Exercise Classes Outdoors

Canalside Fitness!(Outdoors)

Fitness in the Parks 2021 

Biking, Running, Walking:

Blue Bikes can be rented from noon-5pm at the Canalside Kiosk. Bluecross Blueshield members receive a discount on rentals.

Reddy Bikeshare bikes are available for short term use in spots across Buffalo and Niagara. http://reddybikeshare.com

GoBike Buffalo will be hosting special events throughout the summer. http://gobikebuffalo.org

Slow Roll Buffalo is back. 10 miles of riding throughout various parts of Buffalo every Monday at 6:30pm. Join the fun!

Buffalo Bike Tours will take place at three different times daily at the Buffalo Bike Tours Kiosk on the boardwalk.Reflective First Sunday walks to resume at 10:45am at Delaware Park.

Fusion Boot Camps will take place at the Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus and River Works on Tuesdays and Wednesday at 5:15/5:30pm.

State Parks will be open for walks, biking, and hiking. Local parks include: Golden Hill State Park, Chestnut Ridge, Evangola State Park, Letchworth, 18 Mile Creek Park, Buffalo Harbor State Park, Wilkeson Pointe, Hunters Creek, and Buckhorn Island State Park.

Dance, Zumba, Yoga:

Summer City Fitness resumes with La’Movement Dance, 10am Saturdays starting June 7th. The classes will be held in MLK Park. https://www.lamovementfitness.com/

Barre and Barre Centric Classes will be held 9:30am and 7pm Mondays at two locations–the Widewater Marina Nelson C. Goehle Park in Lockport, and Canalside.

 Zumba classes will take place at Canalside (6pm Tuesdays), Allen Park (4pm Wednesdays), Larkin Square (11:15am Saturdays), and various other locations.

Yoga in the Park Saturdays, 10:30am Garrison Park, and 10am Sundays at Delaware Park.

Graceful Warrior Yoga, 6pm Mondays at Canalside. https://www.bcbswny.com/content/wny/member-services/community/events/canalside-fitness.html

Goat Yoga at Rowandale Farm (Colden). https://www.rowandaletherapygoats.com/

Outdoor Lawn Fitness, Air-Boxing, Total Body, Barre, Brierwood Training Center (Hamburg) https://www.brierwoodwellnesscenter.com/training-center

Burn Boot Camp is offering outdoor classes at North Forest Park. https://burnbootcamp.com/locations/williamsville-ny/

Outdoor Body Combat and Pilates. https://www.catalystfitnessbuffalo.com/

Summer Solstace Yoga on the Beach at St. Catherines ON. June 20th 7-9pm. https://www.eventbrite.com/e/summer-solstice-yoga-on-the-beach-tickets-64184090342?aff=ebdssbdestsearch

Kids Fitness and Family:

Canalside kids fitness Saturdays at 9 and 10am.

Pick your own strawberries and yummy vegetables at Greg’s U Pick Farm Market: http://gregsupick.com/