Houston Health Department

Fitness Education


Exerstart Program

Get fit with our Exerstart Program! Exerstart is a 20-week program designed for individuals looking to get into shape by introducing exercises at a moderate pace to help improve strength, endurance and flexibility. The class meets twice per week for 45 minutes

Fitness Instruction

Work out with a DAWN Fitness Trainer. They provide 1:1 personal or group instruction to ensure a safe and efficient work-out.

Walking Club

Tired of walking alone? Join the DAWN walking club and walk a 5k with us.

Garden Club

Join our gardening club for free; learn how to garden and enjoy free produce on harvest days. Gardening is great exercise and its heart healthy! The Garden Club runs from March – Sept.

Zumba Gold

Get grooving with exciting dance-fitness workouts featuring Latin and world rhythms designed for active adults or those looking for a low-impact workout.