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Make Memphis Your Gym

Make Memphis Your Gym

Balancing family time and active time is easier when you make Memphis your gym. Join the growing number of Memphis families discovering free and easy ways to make family time, active time.

Memphis has low or no-cost resources that you can use to stay active and be healthier. Find parks, playgrounds, community centers, pools, and more from the Memphis Division of Parks and Neighborhoods. You can also earn rewards for getting outside with your family in Tennessee parks through the Healthy Parks Healthy Person program, and get healthier in a few simple steps from HealthierTN.

Active spaces near you can make it easier for you to stay fit, while making family memories.

Did you know that Memphis has?

  • 162 parks
  • 83 playgrounds
  • 24 community centers
  • 182 basketball hoops

Ideas for Getting Active

In addition to activities like walking, dancing, and swimming, parents always win with these free and easy active family faves.

Make Memphis your gym by exploring a nearby park

Explore a nearby park

Make Memphis your gym by playing tag at a playground

Play tag at a playground

Make Memphis your gym by jumping rope

Jump rope

Importance of Physical Activity

Being physically active is one of the most important steps to being healthy, but fitting in the time to be active when you have a family can be a challenge. Involving your family in your physical activity can make it easier to find time – and have the added benefit of getting your family members more active, too. Because youth learn a lot from their families, families that enjoy regular physical activity together can help their children enjoy it as well – building healthy habits for the future.