Photos: BR Fit Day

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  • Advocate staff photo by TRAVIS SPRADLING --Serenity and early morning sunlight on 'Ochsner Beach' on City Park Lake help kick off Saturday's first event of the Mayor's Baton Rouge Family Fit Day, a 7 a.m. yoga and Pilates class led by Spectrum Fitness instructor Christina Park, left, and including participants, continuing to right, Marcela Jolivette and Jennifer Haik, both of Prairieville, and Danielle Tatum of Baton Rouge.

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  • Advocate staff photo by TRAVIS SPRADLING -- Baton Rouge's Dionne Turner, center, flexes her muscles during a Zumba workout given by Tracy Smith of Woman's Center for Wellness, Saturday at the first Mayor's Baton Rouge Family Fit Day at BREC's City-Brooks Park. In background, left to right, are Zachary's Rhonda Coston and Becky Davis and Emilie Whitley, both of Baton Rouge.

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  • Advocate staff photo by TRAVIS SPRADLING -- Tracy Smith of Woman's Center for Wellness leads a Zumba exercise class next to the Baton Rouge Gallery, with participants including Dionne Turner, left, and Dianne Groome, both of Baton Rouge, Saturday at the first Mayor's Baton Rouge Family Fit Day, held at BREC's City-Brooks Park.

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  • Advocate staff photo by TRAVIS SPRADLING -- Rodrick Mack, 4, gets a free bike helmet, as the hands of his mom Nadine Holmes and Karen Ahmad, Injury Prevention Nurse at Our Lady of the Lake Children's Hospital, check the fit, Saturday at the first Mayor's Baton Rouge Family Fit Day at BREC's City-Brooks Park. The giveaway, for children only, is just one component of the Lake's injury prevention outreach program.

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  • Advocate staff photo by TRAVIS SPRADLING -- Martin Ahr, 4, looks at a picture of himself in his new bike helmet , shot by his mother Jennifer Ahr, as Our Lady of the Lake Children's Hospital Injury Prevention Nurse Karen Ahmad, top, finishes fitting it, Saturday at the first Mayor's Baton Rouge Family Fit Day at BREC's City-Brooks Park.

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  • Advocate staff photo by TRAVIS SPRADLING -- 'Deuce,' the mascot of the BREC Tennis Dept., greets, left to right, Shedrick Smith, 7, Elliott Aucoin, 7, volunteer instructor Miracle Bey, 17, Larry Drake, 7, and Madison Clarke, 7, Saturday, during a tennis lesson at the first Mayor's Baton Rouge Family Fit Day, held at BREC's City-Brooks Park. 'Deuce' was played by Tonnette McMorris, BREC's Area Supervisor for Tennis.

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  • Advocate staff photo by TRAVIS SPRADLING -- Zachary's Jeren Franklin hits a forehand, as the novice tennis player goes through a wheelchair tennis clinic drill supervised by BREC tennis instructor Eugene St. Martin, Saturday at the first Mayor's Baton Rouge Family Fit Day, held at BREC's City-Brooks Park and City Park Lake.

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  • Advocate staff photo by TRAVIS SPRADLING -- Zachary's Jeren Franklin, left, gets pointers from Eugene St. Martin, right, a BREC tennis instructor, during a wheelchair tennis clinic Saturday at the first Mayor's Baton Rouge Family Fit Day, held at BREC's City-Brooks Park. Franklin said it was his send time trying out tennis.

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  • Advocate staff photo by TRAVIS SPRADLING -- Participants in the Varsity Run move in a pack down a path along City Park Lake, Saturday during the first Mayor's Baton Rouge Family Fit Day.

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  • Advocate staff photo by TRAVIS SPRADLING -- Leighton Witte, 5, gets an assist with her form from her mom Lacie Witte of Baton Rouge, as they participate in a yoga and Pilates class given by Spectrum Fitness instructor Christina Park, Saturday next to City Park Lake at the first Mayor's Baton Rouge Family Fit Day.

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