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Outdoor group fitness summer options

Outdoor Power Yoga: 10 a.m. Saturdays, 6 p.m. Fridays at Canalside; 3:30 p.m. Sundays in Bidwell Park, Elmwood Avenue at Bidwell Parkway. Free.

Outdoor Bootcamp: 9 a.m. Saturdays, 6:30 p.m. Tuesdays and 6 a.m. Fridays. Package deals for parks across the region; average class costs about $10; for locations and registration, visit melsmobilefitness.com/boot-camps.

Running classes: 11 a.m. Saturdays at Canalside; cost is $5 per class. . Suitable for all ages and fitness levels; similar one-time class from 10 to 11 a.m. Friday near the Delaware Park tennis courts, though this class will be free. Presented by Hybrid Fitness.

WNYBootcamp: 6 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays; 1 p.m. Sundays; 9 to 10 a.m. Saturdays, Lincoln Park, Parker Boulevard, Town of Tonawanda. $7 per class, $50 per month; $35 monthly for students. Classes include mix of bootcamp exercises, mud runs, weight training, TRX Suspension training, kettlebells, core and functional training. For more info, call 817-0045 or (510) 292-0433, or visit wnybootcamp.com.

Outdoor strength training: and bodyweight circuit exercises, 6:30 p.m. Mondays, 9 a.m. Saturdays, 4180 Ransom Road, Clarence; $8 per class. For more info, call 604-7536 or email jkelley10@roadrunner.com.

Outdoor Cardio: CrossTrain Boot Camp, 7 p.m. Mondays; Zumba, 7 p.m. Wednesdays; Sculpt and Abs (please bring a mat and 2- to 5-pound dumbbells) 8 a.m. Thursdays, Niawanda Park Bandshell, Niagara Street, City of Tonawanda. Free.

Outdoor Bootcamp: 6 a.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays, Mang Park, Mang and Wilber avenues, Kenmore. Each class costs $5. Led by Deanna Giordano, owner of Studio Sophia in Kenmore.

Yoga Festival: The Budding Tree Yoga Festival, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. July 13, Canalside. Free day of yoga that will include kids and family yoga, pre/postnatal yoga, Kundalini yoga, yoga-pilates fusion, Vinyasa flow, hoop-dance yoga, Zumba, Bollywood dance, paddle board yoga, laughter yoga, and a workshop on personal and spiritual development. For more info, visit buddingtreeyoga.com.

Outdoor barre: 7 p.m. July 18, Aug. 15, Sept. 19, Canalside. Presented by Barre Centric. Free.

Buffalo Bicycling Club: Membership information and a list of races and other summer outings is available at buffalobicycling.com. This club tends to be competitive but does offer some less-intensive group rides.

Niagara Frontier Bicycle Club: See membership information and schedule of bike runs, which take place mostly on weekends and tend to stretch 40 miles or more, at nfbc.com.

Riverkeeper Kayak and Bike Tours: Buffalo Niagara Riverkeeper gives free beginner kayak lessons and offers free tours on the Buffalo and Niagara rivers at various dates and times. See the “Get Involved” and “River Tours” links at bnriverkeeper.org for specific information. Buffalo-based bike and kayak tours all go out of Mutual Riverfront Park, at the foot of Hamburg Street; Niagara River tours go out of Niagara Falls and generally fill up less quickly. Sign up online. The nonprofit has 30 kayaks available for those who don’t have one, but they tend to go fast. They do take donations. The next bike tour is Wednesday.

Kayak Tours and Training: Various tours and training opportunities can be found many evenings and most summer weekends at facebook.com/Wekanu; facebook.com/BuffaloPaddles; kayakbuffalo.com; facebook.com/ScajaquadaCanoeClub and zoarvalleypaddlingclub.org. There may be costs involved, and you’ll need your own kayak and equipment.

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