Porter Fire's Stop, Drop and Run 5K
AUG. 12, 8 a.m., Hawthorne Park, 500 Ackerman Drive, Porter. runsignup.com. Participants can run with the firefighters from the Porter Fire Department, who will participate in their gear, during this 5K run/walk to benefit the Porter Fire Department.
Rotary Ramble 5K Run/Walk
AUG. 12, 8 a.m., DeMotte Elementary School, 1000 Halleck St. S.W., DeMotte. runsignup.com. This 37th annual 5K run/walk travels along a relatively flat course. Donations will be given to the Polio Plus initiative, which seeks to eradicate polio around the globe.
Adult Group Golf Lessons
AUG. 15-SEPT. 12, 5:15-6:30 p.m., Scherwood Golf, 600 E. Joliet St., Schererville. activenwi.com. Beginners can learn the fundamentals of the game in a no-pressure environment during this five-week course taught by PGA professionals.
ONGOING, 7 p.m. Monday-Wednesday, Anytime Fitness Dyer, 262 W. 81st Ave., Dyer. 219.440.7149. anytimefitness.com. This cardio kickboxing class combines boxing, karate, tai chi and yoga.
Class Pass Program
ONGOING, Community Hospital Fitness Pointe, 9950 Calumet Ave., Munster. 219.924.5348. comhs.org. Not a Fitness Pointe member? This program allows non-members to participate in select group exercises, including Aqua Tone, Gentle Joints, Bike and Tone, Cycle, Meditation/Restorative Yoga, H.I.T., R.I.P.P.E.D. and Zumba.
ONGOING, 5:20-6:20 p.m. Monday; 9:15-10:15 a.m. Tuesday, Friday; 7:30-8:30 a.m., 5:20-6:20 p.m. Wednesday at Southlake YMCA, 1450 S. Court St., Crown Point. 219.663.5810. slymca.org. This program matches traditional strength training moves to music to create a simple and effective way to strength train.
ONGOING, 10:15-11 a.m. Saturday, Whiting Family Y, 1938 Clark St., Whiting. 219.370.5091. whitingymca.org. This low-impact class steps back in time with up-tempo music great for burning extra calories.
THROUGH SEPT. 3, 9 a.m. Tuesday, Thursday, Sunday, Indiana Dunes State Park, 1600 N. 25 East, Chesterton. 219.926.4204. in.gov/dnr. Duneland YMCA has partnered with the Indiana Dunes State Park to offer beach yoga. Participants should bring a mat, a blanket, water, a small towel, sunglasses and sunblock.