Free Workouts in Austin

There are dozens of free workouts in Austin with opportunities for people at all fitness levels to stay in shape. If you are looking to try out a new gym or fitness studio, many offer your first class free or a at a discounted rate.  You can even try multiple studios with ClassPass or Fresh Friday Austin.  This list is a great way to help you to find a new fitness class or to meet new people.

Social Cycling Austin hosts free rides just about every day of the week, from ladies-only Bikin’ Betties rides on Mondays to Social Rides on Thursdays. Check the website for the full schedule, and get ready to ride.

Full Moon Yoga features gentle hatha yoga, a 20-minute meditation and a chance to watch the sunset and moonrise during the evening of the monthly full moon. Check online for the schedule.

*Classes and times subject to change.

MONDAY

Austin Runners Club Austin Runners Club  (austinrunners.org)

  • When: 5:20am Monday
  • WhereTown Lake Trail @“The Rock” under Mopac on Veteran’s Dr.  
  • What:  Group Run. Paces vary from 7:30-9:00 per mile, distances between 5-10 miles (usually 7 or 10 mile loops on the trail).
  • Austin Runners Club also offer FREE marathon and half marathon training to support your Austin Distance Challenge and overall training goals.
  • Cost: Free   
Cherrywood Coffee House Yoga Yoga at Cherrywood Coffeehouse (cherrywoodcoffeehouse.com)

  • When: 8am-9am Mon-Fri
  • Where: 1400 East 38th 1/2 Street, Austin,TX 78722
  • What: Yoga
  • Cost: Donation Based
Austin Runners Club Austin Runners Club (austinrunners.org)

  • When6:30pm Monday 
  • WhereNorth Hills Neighborhood. 3616 Far West, Austin, TX 78731
  • What: Group run with various paces, distance 3-6 miles
  • Cost: Free

Fitness on the Plaza – Whole Foods Lamar Rooftop – Monday’s 7pm Black Swan Yoga
All classes are FREE! Bring your own mat, towel & water and we’ll see you on the plaza!

 

TUESDAY

Cherrywood Coffee House Yoga Cherrywood Coffeehouse (cherrywoodcoffeehouse.com

  • When: 8-9am Mon-Fri
  • Where: 1400 East 38th 1/2 Street, Austin,TX 78722
  • What: Yoga
  • Cost: Donation Based  
Rowing Dock Rowing Dock Yappy Hour (rowingdock.com/happenings)

  • When: 12pm Tuesday
  • Where: Rowing Dock, 2418 Stratford Dr, Austin, TX 78746
  • What: Bring out a k9 friend and enjoy a Free second hour
  • Dogs are allowed on a variety of our Kayaks, Canoes, Water Bikes, and Nalus
  • Cost: 2nd hour free  
Austin Runners Club Austin Runners Club (austinrunners.org)

  • When: 5:55pm Tuesday  
  • Where: O’Henry Middle School, 2610 W 10th St, Austin, TX 78703
  • What: Track workout with various paces, distance 2-3 miles 
  • Cost: Free   

More: On the 1st Tuesday of each month, Performance Wellness will be on-site for questions and evaluations.

Green Bird Fitness Green Bird Fitness at Dick Nichols District Park (austinparks.org/yoga.html)

  • When: 6:30-7:30 1st & 3rd Tuesday (ended Oct, restarting in January)
  • Where: 8011 Beckett Rd, Austin, TX 78749
    (Meet near the playground, adjacent to the Main parking lot)
  • WhatFree Yoga In the Parks
  • Please bring your own yoga mat to class

The Plaza – Whole Foods Lamar Rooftop – Tuesday’s 7pm CorePower Yoga
All classes are FREE! Bring your own mat, towel & water and we’ll see you on the plaza!

The White Horse hosts free dance lessons throughout the week, so you can learn to cut a rug with flair. – Cajun Dance with Dancin’ Austin – Tuesdays at 7 p.m.
500 Comal St, Austin, TX 78702

WEDNESDAY

Cherrywood Coffee House Yoga Cherrywood Coffeehouse (cherrywoodcoffeehouse.com

  • When: 8-9am Mon-Fri
  • Where: 1400 East 38th 1/2 Street, Austin,TX 78722
  • What: Yoga
  • Cost: Donation Based
Rowing Dock Rowing Dock (rowingdock.com/happenings)

  • When: 4-6pm – Every Wednesday during the school year
  • Where: Rowing Dock, 2418 Stratford Dr, Austin, TX 78746
  • What: College students get buy one get one free for the 1st hour.
  • Dogs are allowed on a variety of our Kayaks, Canoes, Water Bikes, and Nalus
  • Single Kayaks and SUP boards only. Both students must bring a valid college ID

Fitness on the Plaza – Whole Foods Lamar Rooftop – Wednesday’s 7pm Stretch Yoga Studio
All classes are FREE! Bring your own mat, towel & water and we’ll see you on the plaza!

Laura Paynes Prime of Life Yoga at Laura Bush Library, 9411 Bee Cave Rd, Austin, Second Wednesdays 6:30pm, Lisa Galizia, Prime of Life Yoga

Yoga in the Park, Shipe Park, Wednesdays 6:30pm (donation)

The White Horse hosts free dance lessons throughout the week, so you can learn to cut a rug with flair. – Swing Dance with Four on the Floor – Wednesdays at 7 p.m.
500 Comal St, Austin, TX 78702

Sahaja Yoga Sahaja Yoga Meditation 

  • When: 7-8pm – Every Wednesday
  • Where: North Austin Business Center, 8711 Burnet Rd #A-12, Austin, TX 78757
  • What: Free Yoga Classes, Sahara Yoga Meditation

THURSDAY

Austin Runners Club Austin Runners Club (austinrunngers.org)

  • When: 5:20am Thursday
  • Where: Town Lake Trail @ “The Rock” under Mopac on Veteran’s Dr
  • What: Group Run. Paces vary from 7:30-9:00 per mile, distances between 5-10 miles (usually 7 or 10 mile loops on the trail)
FX Fit Detox/Retox Free Bootcamp (getfxfit.com

  • When: 6-9pm Free First Thursday of Each Month
  • Where: Domain Esperanza Crossing Austin, TX 78758
  • What: FXfit & Black Finn “Detox/Retox Bootcamp”
  • Bring a mat and water bottle.
  • Try a class for free.
Cherrywood Coffee House Yoga Cherrywood Coffeehouse (cherrywoodcoffeehouse.com

  • When: 8-9am Mon-Fri
  • Where: 1400 East 38th 1/2 Street, Austin,TX 78722
  • What: Yoga
  • Cost: Donation Based
Austin Runners Club Austin Runners Club (austinrunners.org)

  • When: 5:55pm Thursday
  • Where: O’Henry Middle School, 2610 W 10th St, Austin, TX 78703
  • What: Group Run. Varying hill workouts of 1.5-5 miles/night
  • Cost: Free

The Plaza – Whole Foods Lamar Rooftop – Thursday’s 7pm CorePower Yoga
All classes are FREE! Bring your own mat, towel & water and we’ll see you on the plaza!

 

FRIDAY

The Plaza – Whole Foods Lamar Rooftop – Friday’s 5:30am Camp Gladiator
All classes are FREE! Bring your own mat, towel & water and we’ll see you on the plaza!

Cherrywood Coffee House Yoga Cherrywood Coffeehouse (cherrywoodcoffeehouse.com

  • When: 8-9am Mon-Fri
  • Where: 1400 East 38th 1/2 Street, Austin,TX 78722
  • What: Yoga
  • Cost: Donation Based

blueZelia Yoga, All Levels Vinyasa Flow (Donation), Fridays at 10:30 a.m., Round Rock

Fresh Friday Austin FRESH Friday Austin (freshfridayaustin.com)

  • When: Various Times on Friday
  • Where: Locations around Austin
  • What: Over 40 classes/Gyms
  • Register and sign up for one free class per facility
  • Cost: Try as many as you want for free.

The White Horse hosts free dance lessons throughout the week, so you can learn to cut a rug with flair. – Texas Two Step with Dancin’ Austin – Fridays at 7 p.m.
500 Comal St, Austin, TX 78702

SATURDAY

Austin Runners Club Austin Runners Club  (austinrunners.org)

  • When: 7:00am Saturday
  • Where: Town Lake Trail, Zero mile marker at Auditorium Shores
  • What: Free Group Run
Austin Runners Club Austin Runners Club (austinrunners.org

  • When: 7:00am Saturday
  • Where:  Builder Homesite (BHI), 11900 RR 620 N, Austin, TX 78750
  • What: Free Group Runs for varying routes ranging from 6.5 to 10 miles    
Verns No Frills 5k Run Verns No Frills 5k Run (noexcusesrunning.com)

  • When: 7-10am, 3rd Saturday of the month. Race begins at 8am
  • Where: Berry Springs Park & Preserve, 1801 Co Rd 152, Georgetown, TX 78626
  • What: Certified Course. 7-7:30 to register.
  • Very fast/stroller friendly. Dogs welcome on a leash.
  • Water/Gatorade provided.
  • $1 Adults, K-12 Free 

The Plaza – Whole Foods Lamar Rooftop – Saturday’s  9:30am Fit4Mom Stroller Strides
All classes are FREE! Bring your own mat, towel & water and we’ll see you on the plaza!

SYNERGY HIGH INTENSITY TRAINING 

  • When: Saturdays at 9 a.m. Arrive about 20 minutes early to secure a spot in the class. The class benefits Capital Area Food Bank.
  • Where: Boot Camp – Mueller Lake Park, 4550 Mueller Blvd., Austin, TX
  • Where: Boot Camp and Zumba
  • 6719 N. Lamar Blvd, Austin, TX
  • 4005 W. Parmer Lane, Austin, TX
  • 103 N. Bell Blvd., Cedar Park, Texas
  • What: Synergy High Intensity Training offers a free boot camp, Get Fit Give Back.
  • Cost: A canned food item is your entry fee

These classes are not competitive, so don’t feel pressured and have fun. Always remember to bring any gear you may need, such as proper shoes, water or a towel.

StrongHorn Fitness Stronghorn Fitness (stronghornfitness.com) 

  • When: 9-10am  Every Saturday
  • Where:  Zilker Park Zilker Park, 2100 Barton Springs Road
    Austin, TX (just east of the volleyball courts. Look for the Stronghorn flag!)
  • What to bring: You’ll need a mat, some water and a hand for high fiving!
  • Cost: Free    
 Saturday Sweat Club Saturday Sweat Club (facebook.com/saturdaysweatclub)

  • When: 9am
  • Where: Locations Vary.
  • What: “Crazy people who like sweat.” Track, outdoor adventure training, trail running.
  • Bring medicine ball and kettle ball.
  • Join them on Facebook and request membership. 
Ft Systems FIT Free Community Workout

  • When: 9am-10am last Saturday of the month.
  • Where: FIT Systems – 12800 Hill Country Blvd., #G-111 Austin, TX 78738.
  • What: CrossFit style workout focusing on isolated muscle training
  • Arrive 10-15 minutes early to foam roll, stretch & warmup.
  • Donations benefit The Wounded Warrier Project.

The White Horse hosts free dance lessons throughout the week, so you can learn to cut a rug with flair. – Texas Two Step with Two Left Foots – Saturdays at 7 p.m.
500 Comal St, Austin, TX 78702

SUNDAY

Texas Rowing Center Sunday Morning Paddle Demo (meetup.com/sup-austin-texas)

  • When: 9am Sunday (RSVP) 
  • Where: Texas Rowing Center, 1541 W Cesar Chavez St, Austin, TX 78703 (right in front of Austin High School on the Trail)
  • What: Stand-Up Paddling (gear provided)

The Plaza – Whole Foods Lamar Rooftop – Sunday’s  9:30am Zoe Mullican Yoga
All classes are FREE! Bring your own mat, towel & water and we’ll see you on the plaza!

Danes Body Shop – Community Workouts

  • When: 1st & 3rd Sunday Each month
  • What: Free Sunday workouts are back! . Please sign our digital waiver before visiting for the first time.
  • Where: 1st Sunday Hyde Park (4227 Guadalupe St) 9:30am
    Where: 3rd Sundays Manor Road (2701 Manor Road) 9:30am
Lululemon Free Workout Barton Creek Mall Lululemon Workout

  • When: 10:45-11:45am Sunday
  • Where: Barton Creek Mall, 2901 Capital of Texas Hwy, Austin, TX, 78746
  • What: The type of workout varies each week so make sure to call ahead! (512) 329-5541
 Oasis  Oasis – Free Salsa Lessons

  • When: Starting at 7Pm Every Sunday
  • Where: Oasis, 6550 Comanche Trail, Austin, TX 78732
  • What: Free Salsa Lessons
  • Classes and times subject to change. Please call ahead and contact me if any classes have changed, closed or if you know of a class, gym or studio you have to share.
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Bike Austin - Armadillo Classic Bike Austin (bikeaustin.org)

AUSTIN RUNNERS MEETUP: Austin Runners Meetup is a group that meets throughout the week and encourages runners at all levels to join. This meetup does not coin itself a training group, and some runs allow you to pick your own distance. Runs are in the mornings and evenings. For a full list of scheduled runs, visit meetup.com/austinrunnersmeetup/.

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