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About the Park

Railroad Park is a 19 acre green space in downtown Birmingham that celebrates the industrial and artistic heritage of our great city. Situated along 1st Avenue South, between 14th and 18th Streets, the park is a joint effort between the City of Birmingham and the Railroad Park Foundation. Hailed as "Birmingham's Living Room," Railroad Park provides a historically rich venue for local recreation, family activities, concerts, and cultural events, while connecting Birmingham's downtown area with Southside and UAB's campus.




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Jazzercise September 25, 2017 6:00pm
Do you want to look good and feel great? Try Jazzercise! This pulse-pounding, beat-pumping fitness program will leave you breathless, toned, and coming back for more! With a hot playlist and various class formats, like Strike, Fusion, Core, Strength, and Dance Mixx, you will burn up to 800 cph (that's calories per hour) without missing a beat, literally! Hand weights and mats suggested, but not required. NOTE: Class instructors are subject to change based on availability, and classes will be cancelled in the event of inclement weather. Class cancellations will be determined by 4 pm. For timely updates regarding class schedule, please visit the Park's Calendar of Events and our Facebook page. This class is FREE thanks to Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Alabama. Please arrive 15 minutes early to register. You will be required to sign-in each time you participate in this class.
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Bootcamp September 26, 2017 6:00pm
Bootcamp at Railroad Park is the class you will love to hate. By using just your body weight, this workout routine will help tone muscles, build endurance, and boost metabolism. NOTE: Class instructors are subject to change based on availability, and classes will be cancelled in the event of inclement weather. Class cancellations will be determined by 4 pm. For timely updates regarding class schedule, please visit the Park's Calendar of Events and our Facebook page. This class is FREE thanks to Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Alabama. Please arrive 15 minutes early to register. You will be required to sign-in each time you participate in this class.
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Zumba September 27, 2017 6:00pm
Zumba is a latin inspired dance fitness class that blends basic dance moves with aerobic steps. You will learn why Zumba is called "exercise in disguise" in this fun, energizing, and easy to follow class. NOTE: Class instructors are subject to change based on availability, and classes will be cancelled in the event of inclement weather. Class cancellations will be determined by 4 pm. For timely updates regarding class schedule, please visit the Park's Calendar of Events and our Facebook page. This class is FREE thanks to Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Alabama. Please arrive 15 minutes early to register. You will be required to sign-in each time you participate in this class.
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Yoga September 28, 2017 6:00pm
Yoga strengthens and tones your body, promoting balance and flexibility, while quieting the mind. Railroad Park's yoga class is structured for all participants. NOTE: Class instructors are subject to change based on availability, and classes will be cancelled in the event of inclement weather. Class cancellations will be determined by 4 pm. For timely updates regarding class schedule, please visit the Park's Calendar of Events and our Facebook page. This class is FREE thanks to Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Alabama. Please arrive 15 minutes early to register. You will be required to sign-in each time you participate in this class.
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Family Fun Friday September 29, 2017 6:00pm
Get the entire family on track to better health with this fun hour of low to high impact activity designed to promote exercise for all ages. Families are invited to enjoy team activities like kickball, soccer or wiffle ball. Each class will begin with a warm up and light stretching, followed by the game of the week. In addition to providing physical benefits, Family Fun Friday also provides mental health benefits and social interaction for the entire family. NOTE: Class instructors are subject to change based on availability, and classes will be cancelled in the event of inclement weather. Class cancellations will be determined by 4 pm. For timely updates regarding class schedule, please visit the Park's Calendar of Events and our Facebook page. This class is FREE thanks to Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Alabama. Please arrive 15 minutes early to register. You will be required to sign-in each time you participate in this class.
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Private Event: AFGE Local 2206 September 30, 2017 3:30pm
Private Event: AFGE Local 2206 will have their company picnic on the 17th Street Plaza, Section B from 3:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. on Saturday, September 30. The rest of the Park is still open to the Public.
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Cahaba River Fry-Down October 01, 2017 12:00pm
Public Event: The Cahaba River Society presents Cahaba River Fry-Down from 12-4 p.m. on Sunday, October 4. The Cahaba River Fry-Down is the primary fundraiser for the Cahaba River Society and a celebration of the Cahaba River - the heart of America's Amazon, the Mobile Bay watershed, and our region's primary drinking water source. This competitive cook-off is surrounded by a festival featuring fun for all ages with a carnival - like atmosphere featuring live music, delicious food, a children's parade, climbing wall, educational games, petting zoos, a beer garden and more! Bring your family, bring your friends, and celebrate as the Cahaba River Society raises awareness on the importance of the Cahaba River and parties in celebration of all the Cahaba River provides for this community, state & country! For more information, click here.
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Jazzercise October 02, 2017 6:00pm
Do you want to look good and feel great? Try Jazzercise! This pulse-pounding, beat-pumping fitness program will leave you breathless, toned, and coming back for more! With a hot playlist and various class formats, like Strike, Fusion, Core, Strength, and Dance Mixx, you will burn up to 800 cph (that's calories per hour) without missing a beat, literally! Hand weights and mats suggested, but not required. NOTE: Class instructors are subject to change based on availability, and classes will be cancelled in the event of inclement weather. Class cancellations will be determined by 4 pm. For timely updates regarding class schedule, please visit the Park's Calendar of Events and our Facebook page. This class is FREE thanks to Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Alabama. Please arrive 15 minutes early to register. You will be required to sign-in each time you participate in this class.
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Bootcamp October 03, 2017 6:00pm
Bootcamp at Railroad Park is the class you will love to hate. By using just your body weight, this workout routine will help tone muscles, build endurance, and boost metabolism. NOTE: Class instructors are subject to change based on availability, and classes will be cancelled in the event of inclement weather. Class cancellations will be determined by 4 pm. For timely updates regarding class schedule, please visit the Park's Calendar of Events and our Facebook page. This class is FREE thanks to Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Alabama. Please arrive 15 minutes early to register. You will be required to sign-in each time you participate in this class.
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Zumba October 04, 2017 6:00pm
Zumba is a latin inspired dance fitness class that blends basic dance moves with aerobic steps. You will learn why Zumba is called "exercise in disguise" in this fun, energizing, and easy to follow class. NOTE: Class instructors are subject to change based on availability, and classes will be cancelled in the event of inclement weather. Class cancellations will be determined by 4 pm. For timely updates regarding class schedule, please visit the Park's Calendar of Events and our Facebook page. This class is FREE thanks to Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Alabama. Please arrive 15 minutes early to register. You will be required to sign-in each time you participate in this class.
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