Help your family stay healthy with 30 ways to keep active and get exercise in Terre Haute in all seasons!

Get up. Get moving. Have FUN! Repeat. Want to stay healthy, be active, and get exercise in Terre Haute? Below you’ll find a list of businesses and places to visit in the Wabash Valley to encourage local families to get out and enjoy what our community has to offer while moving our bodies! 

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30 Ways to Stay Active and Get Exercise in Terre Haute in All Seasons! 

  • Anytime Fitness 

Welcome to your friendly neighborhood gym in Terre Haute! Whether you are a beginner or fitness fanatic, Anytime Fitness will help you get to a healthier place! Check out Anytime Fitness on Facebook for additional information.  

  • Bogeys 

Bogey’s Family Fun Center is both indoor and outdoor fun, so no matter what time of year you want to have a family day out, there will be something exciting going on! Our playland, arcade games, and party rooms make for great options for indoor fun during the winter months! Visit for party package options and more information.  

  • Bouncin’ Barn 

Ages 12 & under only. $5 every day of the week and $3 THURSDAYS during the school year. Adults are free and children who are not 2 yet are free Monday- Friday and $5 on the weekends unless they come with a paying sibling! Check out Bouncin’ Barn on Facebook for hours and more information.  

  • Climbing Café 

Features indoor rock climbing mixed with a friendly cafe serving sandwiches, coffees, smoothies, and teas. Fun for the whole family! Be sure to check them out on Facebook or for more information.   

  • Common Ground Crossfit and Yoga 

At Common Ground CrossFit+Yoga we strive to make CrossFit and yoga approachable to even the biggest skeptics. All of our workouts and classes are 100% scalable and perfect for both novice and experienced, empowering our clients to achieve any fitness goal. We are a community of supportive, fun, and friendly people who are invested in each other’s health and wellness, creating an environment where you can thrive. Check out Common Ground Crossfit+Yoga on Facebook for class schedules and more information.  

  • Fitness Solutions Inc.  

Fitness Solutions, Inc. offers the area’s most unique fitness experience. As an appointment based facility, we offer up to six classes Monday through Friday and one on Saturday. Our professional trainers offer some of the best, most comprehensive training in Western Indiana. Cutting edge, science-based fitness with results. Discounts are available for military, first responders, educators, students, and seniors. Visit Fitness Solutions Inc. on Facebook for more information.  

  • Griffin Bike Park

Did you know? Vigo County has one of the best bike trails in Indiana! Admission to this extraordinary park is completely free! Griffin Bike Park is open 24/7…as the weather permits. For trail status updates, watch Griffin Bike Park on Twitter or Facebook. The park’s physical address is 10700 Bono Rd, Terre Haute, IN. Read our kid-friendly tips and review here! 

  • Imperial Lanes 

Our facility is proud to provide a clean family friendly environment with 80 lanes, and offer up to 40 bumper lanes in a smoke-free center. Come in and bowlhang out in our bar, dine in our restaurant, or let loose in our Game Center. Before you go don’t forget to stop by our Pro Shop to take a piece of the action home! Check out Imperial Lanes on Facebook for times, pricing, party packages, and more information.  

  • IvyFit 

Offers an American Ninja Warrior training facility for all ages. We have 3 separate courses kids, balance, and Adult. We help kids and adults build confidence. Be sure to check out Ivy Fit on Facebook for hours and more information.  

  • Jam Fitness with Carlee 

JAM Fitness, Just Add Music, is a cardio-intense dance fitness class. This high-energy, upbeat workout combines music and choreography that makes working out not only motivating, but FUN! Vigo County School Corporation employees, spouses, and dependents can attend classes for free if insured through the VCSC! Any teacher from any corporation can get a punch card discount for $30 that is good for 10 classes. First time is free for everyone!! Visit JAM Fitness with Carlee on Facebook or carleejamfit on Instagram for class schedules, pricing, and more information*Also offering live streaming and prerecorded classes on YouTube @JAM Fitness with Carlee 

  • Meadows Shopping Center/Haute City Center 

You don’t need a gym to get in some good exercise! Visit one of our local shopping centers to enjoy a day of walking indoors out of the cold weather*Fun fact: By adding 30 minutes of brisk walking to your daily routine, you could burn about 150 more calories a day! 

  • National Road Heritage Trail

From the Terre Haute website: The National Road Heritage Trail extends for approximately 6.5 miles from the Twigg Rest Area, which is on U.S.40, to the Indiana State University campus in downtown Terre Haute. This trail is our pride and joy and is ideal for running, walking, biking or rollerblading. It is well maintained and is a great escape for your activity in a serene setting!

  • Peak Performance Gym 

Our staff is dedicated to improving the health and wellness of people in every stage of life. Mike Gugino, Owner and Master Trainer has a driven team of Unique Personal Trainers. Peak Performance Gym has over 25 years combined experience in the fitness industry. We train individuals at every fitness level; those taking the very first steps towards better health, weekend warriors and professional athletes. Peak Performance welcomes clients from all ages and backgrounds and is currently extending services to include nutrition counseling, personalized food programs and supplementation. Visit Peak Performance Gym on Facebook for hours, prices, and more information.  

  • Planet Fitness 

Planet Fitness – The Judgement Free Zone, and we know that it’s never been more important to stay active and maintain good health. So, we’re making our clean clubs even cleaner with touchless check-in and cleaning stations stocked with disinfectant spray so you can be Cleansiderate. Plus, with the crowd meter on the PF app, you can always workout at a time that’s most comfortable for YOU. When in the clubs, our team members are masked up and we’re practicing Social Fitnessing, so everyone can gym confidently. Join today, and let us help you stay motivated and movin‘! Visit Planet Fitness on Facebook for more information. 

  •  PULSE Fitness at The District 

Looking for a fun and extremely effective way to work out??? PULSE Fitness is your answer to shedding unwanted weight, toning up that body, and getting rid of stress! Do your heart, mind, and body good and join us for some PULSE Fitness today! Visit PULSE Fitness at The District on Facebook for class schedules and more information. *Also offering classes in Greencastle, and Hendricks county; As well as for online classes.  

  • Stan’s Nautilus and Fitness Center 

Our mission is to motivate-supervise-encourage-guide you to achieve your personal goals. At our club, we instruct and monitor our members in the proper exercise techniques to safely achieve their goals. Our club is staffed all hours of operation. Head over to Stan’s Nautilus and Fitness Center on Facebook for more information.  

  • Sweatbox Gym 

We offer several no-contact (heavy bag) boxing classes for children & adults. Kids learn discipline, skills and have fun in our no contact children’s boxing program. For adults we have several no-contact boxing classes each week. If you like kickboxing, HIIT intervals or a fun workout class alternative, check it out. You can burn over 1000 calories in one hour. We also train amateur boxers for competition within USA boxing. You’ll see boxers sparring, using the gym and supporting members. Visit Sweatbox Gym on Facebook for classes and additional information.  

  • Terre Haute Bowling Center/Strikerz 

Open 7 Days a Week! Our “Red Headpin Challenge is back. Strike on a red headpin and win free game passes on Friday and Saturday evenings from 5:00 PM until 1:00 AMAlso, Weekend Glo-Bowl starting from 9:00 PM until 1:00 AMLet the Good Times BOWL! Strikerz has a 7,000 Square Foot Indoor Playground that is just loads of fun for all children 12 Years old and under. Monday through Friday until 4:00 PM it’s only $7.00 per Child for an all day re-entry. Friday evenings after 4:00 and on the weekend is only $9.00. 

  • Terre Haute Children’s Museum

The Ropes Course requires balance and kids can work up a sweat playing the projected games on the second floor or climbing the treehouse! 

  • Terre Haute Skate World 
(2019–Before Masks and Social Distancing!)

Offering skating sessions for the young and young at heart! Skating at Terre Haute Skate World is sure to cheer you up and beat the winter blues! Check out for session times, prices, and more information.  

  • Trails in area parks 

No matter what the weather, there are several trails and scenic paths in the surrounding areas of Terre Haute. Such trails include the Born Learning Trails, the Stadium Trail, foot paths in Fowler Park, Hawthorn Park, (don’t forget their new, outdoor exercise equipment!) and Deming Park. Check out our list of paved paths and trails for specifics! 

  • Ultimate Fitness and Bariatric Center 

This is your ONE STOP HEALTH and FITNESS CENTER! We offer 140+ fitness classes, plus our PILATES studio. We offer Nutritional counseling thru our Bariatric programPlease find our class schedule at: or visit Ultimate Fitness and Bariatric Center for more information.  

  •  Vigo Bowl 

Open 7 days a week, Vigo Bowl offers families a fun atmosphere to enjoy a great game of bowling in the Wabash Valley! Leagues are also offered throughout the year to children and adults of all skill levels! Visit Vigo Bowl on Facebook for business hours, prices, and more information.  

  • Voorhees Park Skate Park

Voorhees Park, located at 230 Voorhees Street, is one of the most active parks in our system, thanks to the addition of the skate park in 2008.  This skate park is the second largest in the state of Indiana, and will rival most in the Midwest.

  • Wabash Activity Center 

The center is open to all area adults, we offer Zumba (adult oriented), Yoga, Tai Chi, Mah Jong, craft group, book group, & MORE. Proud partner of The United Way!! Be sure to check Wabash Activity Center for class schedules and more information.  

  • Wabash Valley Family Sports Center

This athletic facility has a renowned cross country course and offers athletic opportunities for kids through their leagues (volleyball, basketball, etc) and memberships for families. 

  • Wabash Valley Roadrunners 

The Roadrunners are a group of a running and walking community club members based in Terre Haute, IN. We host events, race, train, and join with the community dedicated to running advocacy in the area. We help motivate and support the local running community to promote a healthy and better life. Check out Wabash Valley Roadrunners on Facebook for contact information and event dates.  

  • Wigwam Skate and Event Center 

This historic & iconic rink offers guests a unique venue for life’s milestone events: unique party packages, fund raisers, corporate events, STEM field trips, and non-skating events. Creating a distinct experience for any special occasion & celebration. Check out Wigwam Skate and Event Center for session times, prices, and more information.  

  • YMCA of the Wabash Valley 

The Y is a cause-driven organization that is for youth development, healthy living, and social responsibility. That is because a strong community can only be achieved when we invest in our kids, our health, and our neighborhood. The YMCA helps individuals and families build and maintain healthy habits for spirit, mind, and body in their everyday lives through group exercise, personal training, wellness programs and state-of-the-art facilities. By helping kids, adults, families, and seniors from all walks of life improve their health and well-being, we build a stronger community. Visit YMCA of the Wabash Valley for event times and more information.  The Vigo County YMCA also has a pool with open swim times for families to enjoy! 

  • Zen Cat Yoga 

Our studio offers yoga classes for all levels. Additionally, Zen Cat Boutique showcases local artists, organic/fair-trade items, and yoga accessories. Be sure to check out Zen Cat Yoga on Facebook for class times and more information.   

Please note that due to weather, personal circumstances, or COVID-19, there may be restrictions, mask requirements, closures or limited hours of operation with classes and activities offered.  Please confirm details with hosting organizations before making your plans. Haute Happenings does not approve or evaluate the safety measures organizations do or do not take in the time of Covid-19. Please make wise and safe decisions for your family and our community!