Press Release - Detail
For immediate release Tuesday, June 7, 2016
CONTACT: Roy L. Williams, Director of Public Relations    
Birmingham Public Library                                               
Phone: (205) 226-3746 cell (205) 568-0067                                                        
Certified fitness instructor Russell Lee offering free exercise classes as part of BPL Summer Reading

BIRMINGHAM, Alabama-If you want to get in shape this summer, take advantage of some free exercise classes being offered at several Birmingham Public Library (BPL) locations during June and July as part of its 2016 Summer Reading activities. The classes will be taught by certified fitness instructor Russell Lee, who will also give a brief talk on general exercise safety.
The classes are free of charge. Attendees are urged to bring their own exercise mat and a towel. Wear suitable attire and tennis shoes.
The objective of the classes, offered for both teens and adults: Promote exercise and help people to realize how essential it is, regardless of age.

A little exercise on a regular basis goes a long way,” lee said. “Something is better than nothing.”
 Exercise With Russell Lee program dates, times and libraries:

 JUNE 9        SPRINGVILLE RD    10 A.M.    ADULTS
 JUNE 11       CENTRAL  10 A.M.  ADULTS
 JUNE 13        NORTH BHAM    11 A.M.    ADULTS
 JUNE 14        SOUTHSIDE    10:30 A.M.     TEENS/
 JUNE 17        POWDERLY    10 A.M.     SENIOR ADULTS
 JUNE 21        INGLENOOK    10 AM.    TEEN/⁠⁠⁠ADULTS
 JUNE 22        FIVE POINTS    10:30 A.M.    ADULTS
 JUNE 23        SMITHFIELD    10 A.M.    ADULTS
 JUNE 27        TITUSVILLE    11 A.M.    ADULTS
 JUNE 28        SMITHFIELD    10 A.M.    TEENS
 JUNE 29        SPRINGVILLE RD    10 A.M.    TEENS
 JUNE 30        WYLAM        2 P.M.    TEENS
 JULY 5TH      WEST END    10 A.M.    TEENS
 JULY 6        EAST LAKE    10 AM.    TEEN
 JULY 6        FIVE POINTS    2 P.M.    TEEN
 JULY 14TH    POWDERLY    1:30 P.M.     TEEN

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