About the Park

Railroad Park is a 19 acre green space in downtown Birmingham that celebrates the industrial and artistic heritage of our great city. Situated along 1st Avenue South, between 14th and 18th Streets, the park is a joint effort between the City of Birmingham and the Railroad Park Foundation. Hailed as "Birmingham's Living Room," Railroad Park provides a historically rich venue for local recreation, family activities, concerts, and cultural events, while connecting Birmingham's downtown area with Southside and UAB's campus.




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Wednesday, April 23, 2014

Zumba at Railroad Park - 17th Street Plaza Section B - 6:00 PM to 7:00 PMZUMBA at Railroad Park is a Latin inspired dance fitness class. It blends easy Latin dance moves with aerobic steps. The class is fun, energizing, and easy to follow. This class is FREE thanks to Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Alabama. Please arrive 15 minutes early to register. You will be required to sign-in each time you participate in this class.
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Thursday, April 24, 2014

Yoga at Railroad Park! - The Meadow - 6:00 PM to 7:00 PMYOGA AT RAILROAD PARK is a form of exercise that strengthens and tones the body, promoting balance and flexibility, while quieting the mind. Yoga is for the beginning as well as advanced student. This class is FREE thanks to Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Alabama. Please arrive 15 minutes early to register. You will be required to sign-in each time you participate in this class.
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Friday, April 25, 2014

Private event: Brasfield & Gorrie Region 4 Picnic Lunch - 17th Street Plaza Section B - 11:00 AM to 2:00 PMPrivate event.
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Happy Feet Friday - 17th Street Plaza Section B - 6:00 PM to 7:00 PMGet your feet moving in the right direction with a 60-minute low to high impact walk/run course designed to wake up, shape up, or maintain the inner athlete in you. Happy Feet Friday will teach you proper walk/run techniques to maximize your current fitness goals. Walking is safe and simple, plus it lowers your blood pressure, reduces your risk for or helps you manage type two diabetes, manages your weight, improves your mood and helps you stay strong. So whether you're training for your next marathon or just wanting to get moving, Happy Feet will get you on the right track. All experience levels are welcome.
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Sunday, April 27, 2014

Private event: Camp Smile-A-Mile Family Day - 17th Street Plaza - 1:30 PM to 3:30 PM
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Birmingham Dance Walk - Meet on the 16th Street Plaza on the corner of 1st Avenue South and 16th Street South. Please look for the balloons! - 3:00 PM to 4:00 PMDance walking is a fun, free fitness craze sweeping the globe. We are danceing and walking our way through Birmingham on a quest for fun, people, music, and FITNESS! Everyone is welcome to join us on our dance walks. For more information, please visit http://bhamdancewalk.com/, or contact Sherri Ross at (205) 470-5310 or info@bhamdancewalk.
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