PJ 5K/10K Run/Walk
FEB. 5, 9 a.m., Symphony of Crown Point, 1555 S. Main St., Crown Point, Crown Point. 219.662.9840. hometownhappenings.net. Participants are encouraged to wear their pajamas to this race, which features a 5K or 10K timed run and a one-mile fun walk. The after-party features awards, prizes for best pajamas, mimosas and post-race snacks.
ONGOING, daily, times vary, Planet Fitness Michigan City, 4067 South Franklin St., Michigan City. 219.809.4348. planetfitness.com. This class promises to tighten and tone core muscles.
ONGOING, 6:15 p.m. Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Hammond Fitness Center, Hammond Civic Center, 5825 Sohl Ave., Hammond. 219.853.6378. gohammond.com. This low- to medium-impact water-based dance class works all muscle groups.
ONGOING, 12:15 p.m., 6:30 p.m., Monday, Wednesday, 5:15 p.m. Sunday, Valparaiso Family YMCA, 1201 Cumberland Crossing Drive, Valparaiso. 219.462.4185. valpoymca.org. Great for beginners, this group cycling class lasts 30 minutes.
ONGOING, 12:30-1:30 p.m. Tuesday, 201 N. Griffith Blvd., Griffith. 219.750.1082. griffithymca.org. Pickleball is a fun game that is easy for beginners to learn but can develop into a quick, fast-paced, competitive game for experienced players. The gym is open to ages 14 and up during this time for pickup games.
Yoga for Parkinson's
ONGOING, 9 a.m. Thursday, Methodist Hospital Southlake Campus 303 E. 89th Ave., Pavilion D, Merrillville. 312.550.1816. nwiparkinson.org/yoga_class. Sponsored by NWI Parkinsons, this gentle, chair-based yoga class can help increase range of motion, flexibility and improve alertness, lessen the fear of falling, counteract lethargy and insomnia, and improve the ability to do everyday tasks. No registration required.
THROUGH FEB. 27, 5:30 p.m. Monday, DeMotte Library, 901 Birch St., SW, DeMotte. 219.987.2221. myjcpl.org. Adults who are looking for a workout that will strengthen the core, elongate muscles and build better balance are invited to this free weekly class. Participants should bring along a large towel or yoga mat.
FEB. 8-MARCH 22, 9:30 a.m. Wednesday, Second Street Dance Studio, 121 E. Joliet St., Schererville. 219.865.5530. activenwi.com. Zumba fuses Latin rhythms and easy-to-follow dance moves to create a one-of-a-kind, fun, energizing fitness program for all fitness levels.