The Union Square Partnership (@UnionSquareNY) is thrilled to announce our third annual UNION SQUARE SWEAT FEST, a week-long event series highlighting the district’s vibrant health + fitness scene.

With more than 1,000 participants last year, Sweat Fest’s lineup has been expanded to showcase over 65 event partners at 40+ fitness activities.

The event schedule includes complimentary workouts at the district’s best athleisure retailers + top gyms, "drenching" paid studio classes with swag, a dynamic line-up of kids fitness, as well as plenty of giveaways + a social media contest.


  • #USQSweatFest classes have a limited capacity + are made available on a first-come, first-served basis

  • Some classes are complimentary + some require advance purchase + sign-up through the #USQSweatFest website or via a link to the studio's website

  • Purchased classes are typically "drenched" with swag as indicated in the class description

  • Check the event schedule for changes + updates


Sweat Fest kicks off on Thursday, February 9th with a launch party featuring Sound Off™ + Insider Insights at the W New York - Union Square. Using wireless headsets, enjoy an immersive soul yoga experience led by Julie Serow of Laughing Lotus while renowned DJ Lety Love spins beats. Stay after for exclusive giveaways, healthy refreshments, and a wellness + beauty collective.

Close out the week with us on Wednesday, February 15th with a special yoga class + wellness celebration at GrowNYC’s beautiful new event space, Project Farmhouse. Led by internationally renowned yoga teacher Kat Fowler of Kat Fowler Yoga and Yoga Vida, you'll experience 60 minutes of calming practice followed by healthy bites + drinks, and exciting swag + giveaways. 

40+ UNIQUE FITNESS activities

Looking to change up your workout routine or sample a new class or studio? Sweat Fest showcases a variety of local workout venues, instructors + classes. The schedule includes activities for all levels at the neighborhood's favorite gyms, retail stores + boutique studios.

Check out Yoga Vida’s Yoga Flow and High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT) at JackRabbit, or sample new workouts like Friday Night Power Hour at SWITCH Playground and Train like a BOSS at HUB seventeen. Bring Young Tigers to Bo Law Kung Fu, have a date night learning Tango at the 14th Street Y, or recover with Mindfulness Meditation at The Rubin Museum of Art.

No matter what you’re looking for, #USQSweatFest can help you find it.


This year, we've expanded the line-up to include children's yoga, dance, ballet, martial arts + family swim. Check the schedule for class descriptions, recommended age levels, sign-up instructions + cost. 


We're giving away awesome swag throughout the week thanks to our event partners. To participate in our social media contest, follow us @UnionSquareNY on Twitter + Instagram and tag your #USQSweatFest photos from February 9th - 16th.

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