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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Yoga June 20, 2019 6:00pm
Get Healthy on the Railroad sponsored by Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Alabama

Yoga
Yoga strengthens and tones the body, promoting balance and flexibility while quieting the mind. This inclusive class is structured for participants at all experience levels.

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.

NOTE: Class instructors are subject to change based on availability, and classes will be cancelled in the event of inclement weather. Class cancellations will be determined by 4 pm. For timely updates regarding class schedule, please visit the Park's Calendar of Events and our Facebook page.
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Family Fun Friday June 21, 2019 6:00pm
Get Healthy on the Railroad sponsored by Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Alabama

Family Fun Friday
This class invites collaboration and a little friendly competition with team activities like kickball, soccer, and whiffle ball. A new game each week keeps it interesting, with low to high impact games promoting exercise, mental health and fun.

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.

NOTE: Class instructors are subject to change based on availability, and classes will be cancelled in the event of inclement weather. Class cancellations will be determined by 4 pm. For timely updates regarding class schedule, please visit the Park's Calendar of Events and our Facebook page.
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Publix presents Family Camp-Out Night June 22, 2019 3:30pm

One night a year, we convert a special section of Railroad Park into an interactive campground for families. A host of experts will give lessons on everything from fire safety to creek ecology to first aid‐and an animal show 'n tell from the Birmingham Zoo will delight campers of all ages. Along with our lessons, campers will enjoy activities such as arts and crafts sponsored by Cadence Bank, a scavenger hunt sponsored by Alabama Outdoors, giant lawn games, camp games, and more.

Bring your tent and your family, and we'll take care of the rest. Publix Super Markets, Inc. is catering healthy snacks, delectable dinner options, and a nourishing breakfast, not to mention a tasty build‐your‐own trail mix bar sponsored by local babysitting app, Wyndy.

To create a true family campground atmosphere, this particular event is open only to families with children*.

 Follow this link to register and view the full event schedule: http://www.railroadpark.org/events-family-camp-out-night.html
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Public Event: Elder Sports Fun Day June 23, 2019 3:00pm
Public Event: An event will take place from 3 pm - 7 pm on Pavilion A on Sunday, June 23. The rest of the Park is still open to the public.
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Hip Hop Cardio June 24, 2019 6:00pm
Get Healthy on the Railroad sponsored by Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Alabama

Hip Hop Cardio
Feel the burn while dancing to the beat at Hip Hop Cardio! This high-endurance exercise class features fun, hip hop inspired choreography that's guaranteed to make you sweat. You’ll dance your way to good cardiovascular health, strength & flexibility with our sizzling playlist!

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.

NOTE: Class instructors are subject to change based on availability, and classes will be cancelled in the event of inclement weather. Class cancellations will be determined by 4 pm. For timely updates regarding class schedule, please visit the Park's Calendar of Events and our Facebook page.
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Senior Fit June 25, 2019 8:00am
Get Healthy on the Railroad sponsored by Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Alabama

Senior Fit
These low impact workouts are tailored to the fitness levels of the participants. Senior Fit implements four categories of activity that the NIH states offer seniors the most health benefits: flexibility, endurance, balance, and strength. The group exercise setting also provides a social opportunity designed to benefit mental and emotional well-being.

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.

NOTE: Class instructors are subject to change based on availability, and classes will be cancelled in the event of inclement weather. Class cancellations will typically be determined by 4 pm the day before class. For timely updates regarding class schedule, please visit the Park's Calendar of Events and our Facebook page.
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FREE: Financial Forums on the Railroad presented by BBVA June 25, 2019 5:30pm
Come to Railroad Park for financial advice you can take to the bank. Join us every Tuesday in June on Railroad Park's 17th Street Pavilion for a series of financial sessions designed to help individuals set financial goals. The series is FREE and open to the public, though advance registration is requested via Eventbrite. Light refreshments will be provided, and additional food & beverages will be available for purchase for event participants.

June 25 - Developing a Business Plan (Small Business)
A business plan is the one piece of information that potential lenders, business incubators, investors, and economic development organizations will want before deciding to loan money or invest. This workshop will identify the importance of developing a strong business plan, explore ways to use a business plan, and review the key parts of a business plan.

Learn more about the series on our website.
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Bootcamp June 25, 2019 6:00pm
Get Healthy on the Railroad sponsored by Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Alabama

Bootcamp
Designed to keep workouts challenging and fun, this class tones muscles, builds endurance, and boosts metabolism. The high gear, heart pumping interval workouts leave participants feeling stress-free and motivated, with metabolism increased for 12-16 hours afterward.

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.

NOTE: Class instructors are subject to change based on availability, and classes will be cancelled in the event of inclement weather. Class cancellations will be determined by 4 pm. For timely updates regarding class schedule, please visit the Park's Calendar of Events and our Facebook page.
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Private Event: Zachary's 1st Birthday Party June 26, 2019 4:00pm
Private Event: A private birthday party will take place from 4 pm - 8 pm on Lakefront D on Wednesday, June 26. The rest of the Park is still open to the public.
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Zumba June 26, 2019 6:00pm
Get Healthy on the Railroad sponsored by Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Alabama

Zumba
Zumba is a Latin-inspired dance fitness class that blends basic dance moves with aerobic steps. Zumba 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.

NOTE: Class instructors are subject to change based on availability, and classes will be cancelled in the event of inclement weather. Class cancellations will be determined by 4 pm. For timely updates regarding class schedule, please visit the Park's Calendar of Events and our Facebook page.
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