From parks and trails perfect for a mind-clearing jog to group classes, personal training and more, the Heights and Hillcrest offer plenty of options to help you stay fit.
Health & Fitness
Breathe Pilates & Yoga
2821 Kavanaugh Blvd., Suite 3A | 420-4657
Breathe’s classes are Pilates-based, with the inclusion of yoga for stretching and balance. Breathe is staffed by experienced, certified instructors and they offer private, semi-private and group classes by appointment. Open 6 a.m.-6 p.m. Mon.-Thurs. and 6 a.m.-1 p.m. Fri.
1207 Rebsamen Park Road | 916-9587
Clubhaus Fitness is a 22,000 square foot fitness facility offering group fitness classes and personal training. Open 5 a.m.-10 p.m. Mon.-Thurs., 5 a.m.-8 p.m. Fri., 8 a.m.-7 p.m. Sat. and 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Sun.
The Diet Center – Heights
4910 Kavanaugh Blvd., Suite B | 663-9482
If you’re tired of yo-yo dieting or unrealistic diets, why not put Diet Center’s 43 years of weight loss experience to work for you? Diet Center offers four effective diet programs and provides you with expert support to assure weight loss that lasts a lifetime. Go see them and start losing two to five pounds per week. Open 7 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Mon., Tues. and Thurs., and 7 a.m.-2 p.m. Wed. and Fri.
Health & Fitness in the Heights
5116 Kavanaugh Blvd. | 280-9977
Health & Fitness in the Heights is a 24-hour-access local gym serving the Heights, Hillcrest and Cammack Village. The center offers fitness classes, group and personal training and health and wellness coaching. Open 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Mon.-Thurs., 10:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Sat.; 24-hour member access.
The Pilates Studio of Little Rock
3625 Kavanaugh Blvd. | 603-2103
The Pilates Studio of Little Rock opened Sept. 8, 2003, and offers small group and private instruction in Pilates, Barre and Fletcher towel and barre work. Each of the instructors has over 700 hours of training. Class schedule varies, call for information.
ZenStudio Fitness Boutique
5612 R St. | 296-9108
ZenStudio Fitness Boutique is a group fitness boutique offering indoor cycling, Barre, yoga, and strength-based classes seven days a week. Voted “Best Gym/Fitness Center” in Little Rock by the readers of Soirée magazine. New clients get their first week free. Open Mon.-Sun., earliest class 5:30 a.m., latest class starts at 7 p.m.
Parks & Pools
3700 Cedar Hill Road | 371-4770
Allsopp Park features popular mountain biking and hiking trails and a seven-acre activity area with a ball field, playground, pavilion and tennis courts. Open dawn-10 p.m. daily.
Greenwood Road & Audubon Street | 663-4593
Equipped with swings, a jungle gym, basketball courts and picnic tables, Baker Park is a great place to spend a sunny afternoon with family. Open sunrise-10 p.m. daily.
Cammack Village Pool
2710 N. McKinley St. | 663-4593
The Cammack Village Pool is open to the public and is equipped with a small slide and diving board. Open 1-6:45 p.m. Mon., 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Tues. and Thurs., 10 a.m.-6:45 p.m. Wed., Fri. and Sat., and noon-6:45 p.m. Sun.
20 Ozark Point | 371-4770
Knoop Park is up on a point overlooking bluffs of the Arkansas River and downtown skyline. A trail loops at the brow overlooking heavily wooded ravines. Open sunrise-10 p.m. daily.
5900 Rebsamen Park Road | 371-4770
Alongside the Arkansas River, Murray Park has eight busy pavilions, three soccer fields, grass and sand volleyball courts, a boat dock and a dog park. Murray Park is also a popular site for numerous fishing tournaments and has access to the Arkansas River Trail and the Big Dam Bridge. Open dawn-10 p.m. daily.
Prospect Terrace Park
5420 L St. | 371-4770
Prospect Terrace Park is a small park that consists of a play area, open field, trail system and small pavilion. It has a very good volunteer base that frequently has planting and cleanup projects. Open sunrise-10 p.m. daily.