Oh that January feeling. There is nothing like that first month of the year to set new goals for ourselves! One goal that many of us set is, to take care of ourselves. For some that means joinging a gym, focusing on self-care, or my personal fitness goal, get outside! Whether you are looking for a new gym, or a new hiking trail, I’ve got you covered. I’m sharing some really great options right here in Auburn for you to give yourself a little TLC!
Auburn has some really great parks and trails. You can walk along the White River or hike the forest trails behind Green River Community College, not to mention just a place to take the kids to burn off some energy! Below are some of my favorite parks and trails.
Flaming Geyser Park – Open year round with some great easy trails tucked inside.
Roegner Park – This community park is right along the banks of the White River. It has picnic shelters, an off leash dog area, and a play structure!
Sewerline and West Pond Loop – Sewerline and West Pond Loop is a 2.8 mile lightly trafficked loop trail located near Green River Community College. It is great hiking, running, and nature trips…and some amazing leaf viewing in the Fall!
Play a little sports!
Auburn is home to two fantastic Golf courses. Whether you are looking to practice your swing, or hit a bucket of balls you will LOVE both of these courses!
Auburn Golf Course – The Auburn Golf Course is nestled along the Green River and situated on 150 acres, A full-service 18-hole facility, the fair but challenging par 71 course is just over 6,450 yards. You can also grab a bite to eat at Bogey’s Public House
Washington National Golf Course – Washington National Golf Club is the proud home to the University of Washington’s Men’s and Women’s golf teams. This course has rugged transitional areas, white sand bunkers, emerald fairways, and a fantastic Pro Shop!
Fitness Quest- Conveniently located inside The Outlet Collection Seattle, Fitness Quest’s new Auburn fitness center offers everything you need to get back into the best shape of your life. Our location specializes in classes such as: Cycling, Cardio Sculpt, Boot Camp, and Advanced wrestling.
Some upcoming events:
Live Boxing Event, Febuary 12, 2022
MMA Fight Card Event, Febuary 19, 2022
Longevita Pilates & Yoga Studio – Offering pilates, yoga and strength classes in group or private sessions. You can also visit the Serendipity Spa right there in the same building!
Corestar Pilates – offering barre, trx, hitt, reformer and more, you are sure to find a class to suit your fitness needs. Offering private, semi private and group classes!
Hotworx – “HOTWORX is a virtually instructed exercise program created for users to experience the many benefits of infrared heat absorption, while completing a 30-minute Isometric workout or 15-minute High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT) session. As the infrared heat penetrates your body causing you to sweat, the isometric postures further accelerate detoxification by physically removing the toxins from your organs through muscle contraction.” *Hotworx.net
Gargoyle Crossfit – If you are wanting to give Crossfit a try, Gargoyle Crossfit offers their CrossFit On Ramp Course. $20 for a one hour couse, let’s you meet the coacher, see the facility, and get a taste of the their training methods!
I hope this has given you some great ideas to start working on those fitness goals local and close to home!
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