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The 5 Best Places in Baltimore For Physical Fitness

While the Baltimore nightlife attracts many people, some of us gym-goers are constantly looking for new and exciting places to work out. Baltimore is the home of many parks and gyms that can get you in the best shape of your life! See our list of recommended places in Baltimore to work out below.


Grind Gym in Baltimore is a 14,000 square foot functional fitness gym located on the 4th floor of the historic Power Plant Building in the Inner Harbor of Baltimore, MD.

On top of being your not-so-average gym, they also offer a range of services from personal training, nutritional help, weekly meal planning, and physical therapy sessions with us, Chapman Physical Therapy.

At Grind, Chapman Physical Therapy performs 1:1 evaluations with every patient and creates personalized care programs focused on their individual needs. 

While Grind is a more gym-oriented environment than most traditional physical therapy clinics, you do not need to be an athlete or have weight lifting experience to be a patient with us. Furthermore, you do not need to be a member of Grind to receive the best physical therapy care in Baltimore, MD.

601 East Pratt St
Suite 400
Baltimore, MD 21202

Maura Roth-Gormley

Maura is a yoga enthusiast and loves to encourage people to dive into yoga. She has extensive yoga teaching experience and is a registered yoga teacher at the 200-hour level. Maura believes that yoga is for all walks of life from young to elderly, inexperienced to the most athletic.

Maura offers both in-studio and private yoga sessions. You can contact her through her website listed below to schedule a private session, or visit her at either of the below listed Baltimore Yoga Village locations.


3000 Chestnut Ave.

Baltimore, MD 21211


6080 Falls Rd LL2

Baltimore, MD 21209

Druid Hill Park

Druid Hill Park is one of the first large public parks in America and Baltimore’s first large municipal park and it is the third-oldest park in the USA. Even if you do not go to work out, we highly recommend that you visit this beautiful park!

Druid Hill Park consists of 745 acres and contains:

  • Urban greenway park
  • Playgrounds
  • Basketball Courts
  • Tennis Courts
  • Ball fields
  • Athletic fields
  • Disc golf course
  • Pool
  • Greenhouses
  • Picnic groves/pavilions
  • Howard Peter Rawlings Conservatory and Botanic Gardens
  • Zen garden
  • Jones Falls Trail
  • City Farms Garden
  • Safety City 
  • Lakeside Loop Trail around Druid Reservoir
  • Accessible by MTA Bus Routes
  • Mondawmin Metro Station

900 Druid Park Lake Dr.
Baltimore, MD 21217

Patterson Park

Patterson Park is a 6-acre park located near Hampstead Hill Elementary School. It was once a battleground that the united states military defended in the war of 1812. Patterson Park was the first parcel of land that was donated to the city of Baltimore by William Patterson for the use of public recreation.

In the 6 acres, Patterson Park has:

  • Playground (2)
  • Basketball court (5)
  • Tennis court (10)
  • Ballfield (9)
  • Athletic Field (9)
  • Fieldhouse
  • Patterson Park Swimming Pool 
  • Wading/kiddie Pool
  • Patterson Park Boat Lake
  • Virginia Baker Recreation Center
  • Picnic Pavilion (2)
  • Dominic “Mimi” DiPietro Ice Rink
  • Patterson Park City Farms Garden
  • Patterson Park Audubon Center
  • City Commission on Aging—Adult Daycare Center


2601 E Baltimore St
Baltimore, MD 21224

Montebello Reservoir

Montebello Reservior is hands down, one of the best places that we can recommend for outdoor cardio workout sessions! It is a 2.3 km (about a mile and a half) loop track that runs along the outside of Lake Montebello. If you are a runner and looking for somewhere new for scenery, Montebello Reservior is the way to go!


Finding places to work out is much easier than you think, and some of these places are even free! Please remember to work out safely, stretch constantly, and stay hydrated. If you find yourself to be injured, or think you can benefit from a physical therapist, do not hesitate to contact your favorite physical therapist in Baltimore!

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